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Giant Spiders on the Roof

We’re going to need a bigger shoe. Thankfully, this is just an illusion. Marlin Peterson painted Daddy longlegs on the roof of the Seattle Center Armory. When viewed from the right perspective, they look like real life spiders. Artist’s Website -via Colossal

Link Latte 185

#185 – Week of August 2, 2012 What if other planets orbited the Earth? – [fascinating video] Science Fiction writers Predict 2012 from 1987 – [interesting] Moon Hanging Down Tower Bridge in London – [cool pic] Letter that Started “2001: A Space Odyssey” – [vintage, cool] Truly Enormous Ship: Blue Marlin – [wow tech] Cool Sculptures made from Twist Ties – [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Places You Don’t Want to Swim

With the high temperatures lately, my neighbor has made a habit of taking midday dips in the kiddie pool in her backyard. (I know this because she sings with the radio and splashes water in rhythm.) Speaking of places I never want to swim, here are ten lakes, pools, and beaches you should approach with [...]