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It’s your internet … for now

Net neutrality is at stake. Please call and/or write to your representatives in Washington and tell them how important your internet access is to you. Tell them how unfair it […]

Walk, don’t run, in this hallway

Tired of people running down their hallway (supposedly), Casa Ceramica, a tile company in Manchester, UK, installed this optical illusion floor. It also happens to be a great attention-getting device. […]

A gorgeous fall day?

It’s a spectacular autumn day here in Denver, so I thought I’d take a look around the high country via webcam. Was both startled and bemused when I encountered the […]

Estes Park webcams page now has map

I suppose it was inevitable that when I figured out how to make custom maps with Google’s My Maps feature, I’d make one. And the obvious things for me to […]

Pantone announces new purple to honor Prince

The Pantone Color Institute, in collaboration with the estate of the late singer Prince, yesterday announced a new shade of purple called “Love Symbol #2” (the symbol he used for several […]

Times gone by: Glen Campbell

  R.I.P. Glen Travis Campbell April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017   Nothing makes me feel my advancing years quite as poignantly as losing the musicians who’ve scored my […]

Marmots on Niwot Ridge

I’ve spent a lot of time using the controllable TundraCam, up on Niwot Ridge near Nederland, CO (17 miles west of Boulder). It’s at 11,600 feet, in the middle of […]

Teeniest, tiniest origami cranes

David Kawai, a photojournalist in Ottawa, Canada, makes what surely must be the world’s tiniest origami cranes. Unless someone else has extremely tiny hands or uses tweezers, or maybe pins […]

Denver surreality

I’ve been AWOL for a while. I realize that. But when you don’t want to see or read another word about the grotesquery in Washington, or the terror attacks overseas, […]

How high’s the water, mama?

Social media have dubbed this tiny Berlin puddle sculpture “Politicians discussing global warming,” but the sculpture is actually called “Electoral Campaign” and is part of a larger street art installation […]