Life: The trip is in the tripping.

We walked past some rustic buildings down a narrow path that had a pretty sharp drop off on either side. I think I must’ve been saying something about the dangers of straying from the path – that people had maybe died there – anyway, I was talking with Joyce when we got to the end of the path. There were about a dozen people standing and sitting around there, and I felt like I had just been shouting in church. Everybody was very, very quiet. Hushed. Awestruck. A communing experience.

But to my everlasting surprise, I saw the Grand Canyon as nothing more than a really big hole, thankyouverymuch. Bryce Canyon is a much more interesting version of the same thing. And not so hushed.

== PT, iPaddict

Guido wrote:

This is all true. She nails it. Every time I go someplace supposedly noteworthy the weather’s bad or the crowds are horrendous or it just doesn’t match the hype.
I like her idea of staying home and looking at pictures. But she should have mentioned YouTube.

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Tech: “Cellphone towers 60,000 feet tall”!


You Won’t Even Know These Facebook Drones Are In the Sky – Business Insider

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Humor: Write me a note…

Check out Pickles on GoComics!

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Humor: How these things get started…

Check out Cornered on GoComics!

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Humor: Astromnemonics

Check out Speed Bump on GoComics!

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12 Years a Slave (2013)

MV5BMjExMTEzODkyN15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNTU4NTc4OQ@@._V1._SL100.jpg12 Years a Slave (2013)

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

This is an ugly tragedy with no redeeming social message or justice or triumph over adversity that J or I could detect. Bad news from beginning to end, and the end left us wondering: Why was this movie even made?

Mr. Northup endured his fate better than we endured this movie.

Grade: C

== PT, iPaddict

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Tech: Farming—Send In The Drones!



Drones Will Revolutionize Farming – Business Insider

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