26 June 2009

SPOTD #155

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Today's Phrase:
I've been very moved by the events in Iran. They have a long way to go before they can be said to enjoy liberty, but you have to feel a kinship with them.

Donde mora la libertad, allá está mi patria.

Phonetic with emphasis on bold syllable
Don-day more-ah lah lee-bare-tahd, ah-ya ess-tah mee pah-tree-ah.

Where liberty dwells, there is my country.

We enjoyed UP immensely.

On Broadway
This is an interesting article about changing social mores at the theatre.

Nerd Alert! Raise Shields!
This is nerdy but cool. It is a 360-degree panoramic view of the bridge of the Enterprise from Star Trek.

The Greatest
One man's list of the greatest athletes of all time. What say you?

A Bigger Boat
I don't think Jaws could have done much damage to this beauty, the largest yacht in the world, more than 550 feet long! I know it seems excessive, but it is also awesome. It belongs to Russian oil tycoon Abramovich.

Family Photos
We live in a global era, when one family's Missouri Christmas photo becomes one Czech store's advertisement.

Link of the Day
This link takes you to archival footage of a spiritual precursor to the Humvee and other military vehicles.
It's a cool look back.

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