Visible From Space!

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It used to be that the Great Wall of China was the only man-made object visible from space. Then the Great Pyramids were visible. Now they're building an island in the shape of a palm tree in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and they're "Visible from Space… more »

Let me be your travel agent

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Two articles at CNN are pumping areas I know and love as tourist destinations, perhaps also as living destinations: Pittsburgh & The West Coast of Michigan. For the Pittsburgh section, they call the city "cutting edge" which is cool. Pittsburgh,… more »

Caleb's "In The House"

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I'm in - only took 75 minutes to clear security, but I am finally and officially "in the house." Suddenly my sweathsirt and Steeler winter cap seem overkill, but I will not and can not take them off. Security was a pain - the line to get in the main… more »

Common Decency

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We often read stories of how great Average Citizens can be when called upon to help those in need. But then we read stories like this one where uniformed security personnel standby "observing and reporting" while a 15 year old girl is badly beaten.… more »

Only in New Jersey...

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... can you sue someone in state court for taking a bribe and not following through on their end of the deal... As the article states: Eric Kurta, president of the Hoboken-based People For Open Government, said the case shows how ingrained the idea… more »

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