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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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You're soaking in it. :)
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Stuck at home? No worry, here's an interesting documentary:


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As we're under water:

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1898.

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Spanish flu, 1918:

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Belle Isle ferry dock, Detroit, 1905:

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East 9th and Chester, Cleveland, Ohio. ca. 1971

That Kent billboard definitely has t3h ghey
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Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
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That was fuggin' great. Thanks AA!
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Street car conductor in Seattle not allowing passengers aboard without a mask, during Spanish Flu Pandemic in 1918

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Los Angeles, Sunset Blvd - 1979 & 1986

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SF cable car.

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That is Thelonious Monk.
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The album cover was modified from the original photograph.
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1945, taken from the Rialto.

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But how did it taste? :BigGrin3:
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"Oceans of suds."

How ironic.

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