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Fragments from Floyd

Creek Jots ~ November 17

YOU CAN WIN A HOST OF GREAT PRIZES JUST FOR SPENDING MONEY IN FLOYD / Local Gifts 2011

You can win a host of great prizes just for spending money in Floyd, between Friday November 18 and Sunday November 27. All you need to do is make purchases at any business participating in Blue Mountain School’s Local Gifts Fundraiser. READ THE DETAILS

Why Is China Building These Gigantic Structures In the Middle of the Desert? (Update 3) Serving Suggestion: take the lat-longitude numbers and plug them into Google Earth to view.

Low Light time lapse flyover imagery by the  Space Shuttle crew 2011.  Realize YOU were down there somewhere. Note: how much light designed to help us see at night actually goes into the black void of space; note how thin the atmosphere really is. Check out the lightning flashes!

The 1% Are the Very Best Destroyers of Wealth the World Has Ever Seen / Our common treasury in the last 30 years has been captured by industrial psychopaths. That’s why we’re nearly bankrupt. By George Monbiot. Two notable quotes of many:

If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire.

if you have psychopathic tendencies and are born to a poor family, you’re likely to go to prison. If you have psychopathic tendencies and are born to a rich family, you’re likely to go to business school.

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1 thought on “Creek Jots ~ November 17”

  1. That video of ICC flyover was fascinating. Who knew that’s what the aurora borealis looks like from space?? Thanks, Fred!

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