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August 9, 2019

Where the water isn't — "A quarter of humanity faces looming water crises"

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From the New York Times: "Worldwide, 17 countries are currently at risk of running out of water."

August 9, 2019 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Ian Fleming's 1950 Royal Quiet Deluxe Portable Typewriter

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Fleming used this machine to write the second draft of "Casino Royale", published in 1953, and all his subsequent James Bond novels.

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[via the New York Times]

August 9, 2019 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Webb Telescope's unfolding secondary mirror unfolds like a transformer, passing crucial test

NASA was hoping to launch it last year but now is aiming for 2021.

August 9, 2019 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Quilted Peonies Silk Hat

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By Prudence Millinery for Mother of Pearl.

Apply within.

August 9, 2019 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Titanium Chopsticks

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Features and Details:

• Durable reusable titanium chopsticks for camping, work, or home

• Nonstick surface provides secure grip for control and comfort

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• Dishwasher safe — clean with a few swipes of damp cloth

• 6.3mm top Ø; 3.2mm bottom Ø

• Grooved ends grip securely

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• Smooth uncoated surface

• Dust bag included

• Lightweight: 27g

• 9"L (230mm)

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$15.99.

August 9, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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