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December 4, 2019

"Robin" — J.M.W. Turner

Robin -From-The-Farnley-Book-Of-Birds -C.1816

From "The Farnley Book of Birds."

Pencil and watercolor on paper, c. 1816.

Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds Museums and Galleries, England.

December 4, 2019 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

w00t! & Yaasss

NEW1

An in-depth investigation by my Crack Research Team®© has nailed down the proper form of these two excellent words.

NEW2

Rarely spelled — and punctuated — correctly, this serves as a guideline for future use.*

*For those who care (all three of us) 

December 4, 2019 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Apple Spaceship HQ

December 4, 2019 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

To have and have not

GDP

GDP per person and share of global population, by country.

[via the Economist]

December 4, 2019 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Abraham Lincoln Penny Portrait

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From the website:

Honor the 16th U.S. President with a portrait of Honest Abe himself made entirely from one cent coins.

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The Penny Portrait includes a poster template that guides you in creating a strikingly accurate portrait using only four shades of pennies.

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Simply gather $8.46 worth of pennies and glue them to the included poster to create a unique and sparkling tribute.

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The set includes detailed instructions, a 12-page booklet of Lincoln trivia, and a genuine 1943 steel penny (produced for only one year to conserve copper during WWII).

The completed Lincoln Penny Portrait is 18" x 24".

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$19.99 (just so it's crystal clear, the 846 pennies required to create your masterwork are not included).

December 4, 2019 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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