The 2010 State of Things: Visualizing Coriolistic Anachronisms

There are a few brilliant people out there who turn word patterns into insightful art. For instance, here’s what my blog looks like nowadays as seen by Wordle. Their size is proportional to their importance, i.e. frequency. There’s also Tagxedo that does it even more artistically, and seems to be using another algorithm, hence the different result.…

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Sunset Over New Jersey

These were lazily taken while picnicking on the grass of the Brooklyn Bridge Park. The presence of water has always comforted me. This sure isn’t pristine Caribbean water but it still works wonders. Similar posts: Moon over New Jersey Transhumance to the Jersey Beaches Summer in January, it must have been Jersey City – Part…

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African flowers

Following a trend started in the previous [[South African Flowers]] entry, here are more beautiful flowers from South Africa, labelled with the help of my own flower expert. Keep in mind these aren’t necessarily endemic. Similar posts: South African Flowers On the Menu, a South African Spring Rolled in Flowers Of Flowers to Come Cold flowers African…

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The 2010 Atlantic Antic in Music

Every year in September, Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue turns into the tame monster of a street fair. Hundreds of kiosks, vendors, merchants, various opportunists and also music bands line both sides of the finally-turned-pedestrian street. Hundreds of thousands of people congregate to the event and clog the space, strolling lazily, sampling delicious food and sipping beer in designated spots. Marie…

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