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November 28, 2021

What is it?

You're good

Answer here this time tomorrow.

Hint: both bigger and smaller than a bread box, depending.

Another: Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" [380 B.C.E.] employs the same functionality as depicted above and below.

Try again

Read the "Allegory of the Cave," part of Plato's "Republic," here.

Free, the way we like it.

November 28, 2021 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Amelia Earhart enjoys a ride in Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Car, 1933-34

That's her in the back seat


27-28 seconds into the video (above).

Much more of her — and Fuller and his revolutionary car — in this video:

More here.

November 28, 2021 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Predominant Ancestry of the U.S. Population


November 28, 2021 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Find the 12 differences


Original photo on top; altered image below.

Fair warning: this one is fiendishly hard.

Answers to puzzle here.

November 28, 2021 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Beverage Life Vest


I can't decide if this is kawaii or just plain dopey.

Perhaps you'll let me know.

Reader guidance always makes things better.

But I digress.

 From the website:

When you're parched, an ice-cold beverage is a literal lifesaver.

Save your drink from lukewarm lifelessness with this Beverage Life Vest.

This totally adorable and totally practical drink accessory snuggles your favorite libation in the safe embrace of double insulation.

Whether you're out on the lake, at the beach, or just need to add more life to the party, the Beverage Life Vest will be there to keep your hands warm and dry while it keeps your cans and bottles cold.

Never again get caught on a float trip or other aquatic excursion without a Beverage Life Vest!

Features and Details:

 Fits most bottles and cans

 Vest floats (with closed cans)

 Keep cans cold and hands dry

 Unique koozie looks like a life vest

 Materials: flexible foil-laminated textile, polyester fill, nylon shell and straps, plastic side-release buckles (they really work)!

$14.99 (can or bottle of craft beer included with orders from the southern suburbs of Atlanta).

November 28, 2021 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

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