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June 14, 2021

Find the gecko

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June 14, 2021 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

'A Pair of Lovers, Arles' [detail] — Vincent van Gogh

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I'm always excited when I happen on a van Gogh painting I've never seen before, such as this 1888 oil on canvas, which resides in a private collection.

Below,

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the original.

June 14, 2021 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Eunoia — Words That Don't Translate

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From the website: "Eunoia was built in 24h by Steph. Search 500+ untranslatable words by 70+ languages and 50+ tags, or click refresh to see a new batch. Enjoy!"

Fair warning: there goes the day.

June 14, 2021 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Juggling From Above

June 14, 2021 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (3)

Submarine Cable Map 2021

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From the website: "This new edition depicts 464 cable systems and 1,245 landing stations that are currently active or under construction."

Somewhere on this map your bits are doing what they do so you can read this.

"It from bit" is not just a genius coinage genius by John Archibald Wheeler.

You can buy this 36" x 50" map, either flat or folded, for $250 here.

June 14, 2021 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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