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42nd Street Times Square Transfer Corridor Subway Art 31

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35 Times (2005).
Glazed ceramic panels. Artist: Toby Buonagurio. Photographed at 42nd Street Times Square in the transfer corridor (between the 1, 2, and 3 trains and the Shuttle).
Image: GrrlScientist 5 November 2008 [larger view].

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Carnivalia

Dec 31 2008 Published by under Uncategorized

Here's the latest blog carnivals that have been published for you to enjoy.
Everything Worth Reading, 11th edition. This blog carnival is similar to Carnival of the Vanities because it focuses on the best blog entry published on a blog each month, regardless of topic.

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Sunset Over Maui 2

Dec 31 2008 Published by under Image of the Day, Nature, South Pacific Islands

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Sunset, Wailea, Maui, 2
Image: John del Rio [larger view].

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Mystery Bird: Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis

Dec 31 2008 Published by under Birding, Mystery Birds

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[Mystery bird] Savannah Sparrow, Passerculus sandwichensis, photographed in Snohomish County, Washington State. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow]
Image: Marv Breece, 19 April 2007 [larger view].
Canon EOS 350D 1/2000s f/6.3 at 270.0mm iso400.

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2008: The Year in Review

Dec 31 2008 Published by under Humor, Politics, Streaming videos

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This amusing little video quickly summarizes 2008 -- a rather sad and scary year, if you ask me [2:13]

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42nd Street Times Square Transfer Corridor Subway Art 30

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35 Times (2005).
Glazed ceramic panels. Artist: Toby Buonagurio. Photographed at 42nd Street Times Square in the transfer corridor (between the 1, 2, and 3 trains and the Shuttle).
Image: GrrlScientist 5 November 2008 [larger view].

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Meme: Five Books I Wish I'd Never Read

Dec 30 2008 Published by under Uncategorized

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Here's a meme that is a little bit different from the usual sorts because it is a negative meme. I usually celebrate all the wonderful books I read and review on my blog, but there are some books that I wish I had never invested the time into finishing. In spite of my "100 page rule" where I stop reading a book at page 100 if I still dislike it at that point, I sometimes finish books that I really really wish I had simply "lost" on the subway when I had the chance (I think "rehoming" books is the correct way to deal with those that I don't like). Below the fold are some of those books that I read in 2008;

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New Year’s Greeting: Captured In Mid-air

Dec 30 2008 Published by under Image of the Day, NYC life

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Central Park Tufted Titmouse.
Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger view].

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Farewell to The Worst President in History

Dec 30 2008 Published by under Politics

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Image: John Sherffius, 28 December 2008 [larger view].

Read the fine print, if you can (and you really aren't expected to be able to read it), then tell me what you think of the current resident of the White House.

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Mystery Bird: Lincoln's Sparrow, Melospiza lincolnii

Dec 30 2008 Published by under Birding, Mystery Birds

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[Mystery bird] Lincoln's Sparrow, Melospiza lincolnii, photographed in Manhattan, Kansas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow]
Image: Dave Rintoul, 25 October 2008 [larger view].

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