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Mecca

Somewhere, somehow, I always knew that a place like this existed. I just knew it. Look at that beautiful color palette. Via Wired. Click to embiggen. Nearly every ounce of Kraft cheese product—from Velveeta to Kraft Singles—spends part of its life in a 680-pound container inside this 400,000-square-foot subterranean fridge. It’s not about aging, it’s [...]

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Eye of the Storm

I’m no Steampunk nerd, but this video is completely awesome. Read about how it was made here.

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Snowpocalypse Now

Vermont is effectively closed today, February 2, 2011, because of all the snow. It’s not quite the Feb. 14 record nor’easter from a few years ago, but it’s in that neighborhood. The free day has left me with little to do, hence this rare blog post. It’s Groundhog Day, and Encore is running a Groundhog [...]

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