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Tallest lighthouses of the Indian Subcontinent

A minimum tower height of 100 feet is required for inclusion in this impressive list of handsome lighthouses located on the Indian subcontinent, which for this post includes, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and The Maldives. Neither Nepal or Bhutan … Continue reading

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The dark side of bright lights

Fascinating and useful data on the effects of light pollution on the environment is provided in this poster. Is your city one of the top 10 brightest cities in the world? In this particular case, “brightest” is definitely NOT a … Continue reading

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An intergalactic glare monster

Along westbound Interstate 96 near mile marker 55, there is an electronic billboard that must have been installed prior to the LED revolution in lighting or was placed there for advertising to the International Space Station. The glare this sign … Continue reading

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