April 2, 2010

What we're reading #012

Each Friday we share our Web discoveries, mostly pulled from our RSS feeds and Twitter accounts. If there's something we should know about, please write to thesadbear [at] gmail [dot] com.

Pitchfork guide to spring releases
Moscow by camera phone
Vinyl search

How to land a plane on a highway
[T]he FAA's Les Dorr, after looking through the database himself, put it to me in an e-mail: "Highway landings are rather more frequent than I would have thought."

Drug dealers' animals
At almost every turn at Villa Lorena, animals display indignities suffered at the hands of man. A caiman with a severed limb stretches under the tropical sun. A macaw with a sawed-off beak flutters in its cage. Luís, a cougar who once belonged to a drug trafficker, limps around his cage, the result of having a front leg cut off.

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2 Comments:

Blogger JHitts said...

Somewhat (but not really) related to the Moscow one:

Paris 26 Gigapixels

April 2, 2010 at 12:22 PM 
Blogger Tony Gonzalez said...

When I first got my phone and noticed the type of pictures it takes I had planned on doing some sort of gallery ... my thunder is stolen but I might still do it.

April 2, 2010 at 1:14 PM 

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