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The Daily Word in Irene, space oddity, the children's book and Santa Fe manhole covers

By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Aug 27 2011 7:24 PM ]
The Daily Word

Is it illegal to flash your headlights in order to warn other drivers of a speed trap? Not sure about NM, but this Wikipedia page has an interesting urban legend supposedly spread by the New Mexico State Police at one time.

List of nuclear power plants in Hurricane Irene's path.

Shark swimming down a flooded Puerto Rico street.

Man drops shorts while running behind weatherman who is reporting on how stupidly people behave during hurricanes.

The most boring live footage of a hurricane ever.


Pictures of past hurricanes and aftermath.

Moe Tucker singing her traditional version of Goodnight Irene.

The official image of Santa Fe in 2012 will be a depiction of manhole covers.

Ever wonder why manhole covers are round?

Helicopters For Everybody!

Dr. Who, a product of Singapore.

World's most accurate atomic clock might be off by a second 138 million years from now.

Download the new children's book Space Oddity. Yes, like the Bowie song.

Have archeologists in Scotland found King Arthur's Round Table?

I learned two things this weekend. Firstly, Ian Svenonius had a t.v. show called Soft Focus. Secondly, John Lurie was in The Last Temptation of Christ.

It's time to watch John Lurie's Fishing With John again.

On this day in 1965 Bob Dylan was booed off the stage in Forest Hills New York, about a month after getting booed at the Newport Folk Festival.


 
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