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Serenading flags worldwide that depict the Moon

As a follow-up to the previous post on flags from around the planet that depict the Sun, here is a list of those with the Moon on them. In nearly all cases, the Moon is depicted as a crescent shape … Continue reading

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“Project Hail Mary” – Science fiction at its very best!

I cannot express enough accolades about Andy Weir’s newest novel, Project Hail Mary. The book is simply outstanding. It’s one of those books that is hard to put down and you never want to end. I don’t want to give … Continue reading

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Can you guess the city, #28?

Still no correct answers to City #25 or City #27, so here’s another hint for City #25 – it is located in Africa. Here is City #28 for your consideration.

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Can you guess the city, #17?

Congratulations to Bobby for being the first to correctly identify City #16. Here is City #17. Good luck!

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Can you guess the city, #15?

Here’s #15 to ponder over the weekend. Congratulations to Rumil for being the first to respond and correctly identify City #14.

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Can you guess lucky city #13?

Don’t worry. In the city shown below, the number thirteen is often considered to be lucky. Unfortunately, I could not locate a suitable larger image. Congrats to Motorvilleboy for being the first correctly identify City #12. Good luck to all with … Continue reading

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Can you guess the city, #10?

Below is city #10 – one of my favorites anywhere on this planet. Congratulations to Peter for being the first to correctly identify City #9. Enjoy!

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Can you guess these cities, #7 and #8?

This next one (actually two) I think will be tough. Below is a satellite image of two major cities that are located in close geographic proximity to one another. Because the names of the cities were in the URL, clicking on … Continue reading

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Can you guess the city, #5?

Below is the fourth installment of this fun contest. Thank you to all those who participated in version 1-4. Here is city number 5. Enjoy! Congratulations to Motorvilleboy for correctly answering first – I also believe they were the only … Continue reading

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Your zoning code/map is ahead of its time when…

There is an app for that. There is a required vertical altitude setback from flying car streets and highways. Your code book is entitled “Jetsonian Code for ___” (fill in the blank). You can actually find them on the internet. Landing … Continue reading

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