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Franco Recchia’s Cityscapes from Old Computers

Italian sculptor Franco Recchia builds models of cities from components of old computers. Pictured above is a representation of Central Park in New York City made from circuit boards. At the link, you can view other sculptures of New York City, Boston, and Pittsburgh. Link via Dude Craft | Photo: Agora Gallery

Netflix Rental Patterns, or, Minnesotans Love to Rent “The Bucket List”

A bit of nerdy interactive fun for you today: the New York Times has an Interactive Map of Netflix Queues covering 100 “frequently rented” titles from 2009, including very heavily-rented titles like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and less-rented titles like Happy-Go-Lucky and Adventureland. The map is interactive, allowing you to slide or step through [...]