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August 12, 2019

"The Curvature of the Universe" — René Magritte

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Oil on glass bottle; 11.5"H x 2.9"Ø; 1950.

Menil Collection; Houston, Texas.

August 12, 2019 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Helpful Hints from joeeze: Quick & dirty do-it-yourself power outage indicator

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Featured in Cook's Illustrated and pictured above, it's a clever hack submitted by Cindy Klun of Minneapolis and published in the magazine's always interesting "Tips From Readers" section.

August 12, 2019 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

"The Towpath Runner"

From Canal & River Trust Waterfront: "Ruth Allen shares her stretch of the Cromford Canal in Derbyshire and explores why jogging beside water has become integral to her feeling at home."

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

Wordnik: "Look up (or say) any word"

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"I always feel lucky."

If you like Grammarist you'll love Wordnik.

[via Dave Tufte]

August 12, 2019 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Pastasaurus Pasta Server: "Stop playing with your food!"

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prehistoric jungle.

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$11.99.

August 12, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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