I've been watching the "Pillars of the Earth" miniseries and marveling at the beauty of the stone cathedrals. Never let it be said monks don't know how to live well! For instance, check out these amazing monasteries of Bhutan.
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Cool off from this sweltering summer heat by imaging yourself at one of these very cool icy attractions from around the world.
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If you could see one movie band in concert, would it be The Oneders, The Soggy Bottom Boys, or Hedwig? Nerve.com serves up a wishful-thinking list of Ten Movie Bands We Wish Were Real (for me it would have to be The Commitments)
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A new way of looking at something quite familiar: see the inside of flowers with x-rays of the blooms.
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This one goes out to anyone who is consistently frustrated by crazy, lazy and sometimes just plain stupid drivers. They're all over the place! But as the site America Can't Drive says, "get your revenge online, not on the road" (I particularly like the cards you can print out and leave for offenders).
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Yes, Google Street View is nearly everywhere. And yes, people continue to compile bizarre sights captured by its cameras. (Thanks Sarah!)
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If you shun Smart Phones and the idea of Google Street View makes you uneasy about the forthcoming Robot Revolution, you might feel more soothed by the site Obsolete: An Encyclopedia of Once-Common Things Passing Us By.
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Slouching towards adulthood at an uneven, highly individual pace? The New York Times gets it - a recent article on 20-somethings (and why we are the way we are) has been buzzing around the internet this week. It's long but a must-read! (Thanks to Meris for the link)
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