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Dec 17, 2011
Lowe’s Feels VERY Dumb Right Now

You might have heard how the other week the Florida Family Association protested Lowe’s advertising on TLC’s “All-American Muslim” show until they canceled their ads. Protests on the order of …

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Dec 13, 2011
Sarcasm in Print

We talking about this almost two years ago (see SarcMark).
Check out this article from the Washington Post: “Should sarcasm have its own font style?”
I may be guilty of using the …

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Dec 12, 2011
All-American Racism, from Lowe’s

Lowe’s has sunk below Walmart in corporate crassness: “All-American Muslim Meets an Un-American Advertising Pullout“.
Lowe’s pulled its ads following a protest campaign from the Florida Family Association, which objects to …

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Dec 11, 2011
Clark Color Lab

The last few years it’s been harder and harder to get slide film developed. As you all may remember, the last lab in the world to process Kodachrome stopped a …

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Dec 9, 2011
Hacker’s Hill Sale in Trouble

Oh my: “Religious imagery jeopardizes Hacker’s Hill funding“.

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Dec 7, 2011
London Removing Sidewalks

This is a weird, weird idea: “Goodbye, Sidewalks: London Planners Break Down Boundaries Between Cars and Pedestrians“.
Exhibition Road in London—a half-mile strip in the city’s cultural heart that draws 11 …

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Dec 7, 2011
Right or Wrong?

In the last month we’ve wondered quite a bit about Sadie’s handedness, as Liz and I are both lefties.
Here’s an interesting Wall Street Journal article today that’s scary: “The Health …

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Dec 7, 2011

Six decades ago today was the attack on Pearl Harbor Naval Base, which led President Franklin Roosevelt on December 8 to give a speech to a joint session of Congress …

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Dec 5, 2011
James Niehues

Wow, so apparently this one illustrator – James Niehues – does like, every ski resort map painting ever.

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Dec 3, 2011
Doctors per capita

Maine and all of the northeast make out well when it comes to doctors. Check out this Washington Post article: “Where are the doctors?”
Apparently by 2020, the US will be …

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Dec 2, 2011
LEGO Photo

Sadie, as seen through the LEGO Photo iPhone app:

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Dec 2, 2011
Happy National Day!
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