Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy New Year from the Home Planet

Images courtesy of NASA/USGS

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The Year in Reading

As 2010 closes, I thought I’d look back on my year in reading. My best approximation is that I read about 156 books this year. These days most are fiction. So here’s a sampling of the good, the bad and the … Continue reading

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A bridge to…

Thanks to Wilson Dizard for the post idea.                                                                    

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Will You Be Part of TS2AS ?

Times Square in the heart of New York City is renowned around the world for its over-the-top public advertising. It’s an urban wonderland of kinetic billboards, enormous video screens and non-stop tickers. But one 22 year-old design student from the … Continue reading

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The Last Man in Europe

Some of our most important classic novels were nearly released with very different titles. Would they have been as successful with the original choices? George Orwell’s editor at Secker Warburg didn’t think that the title The Last Man in Europe … Continue reading

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Travel by Gingerbread

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Merry Christmas

Lucasfilm’s 2010 company Christmas card

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Do You Over-decorate ?

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Nostalgia NYC Style

The Museum of the City of New York has placed a noteworthy selection of old NYC photographs from its enormous collection on its website. On the home page, click on the “Collections Portal” box for a trip back in time. … Continue reading

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Street Art…Chernobyl Style

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