Visit Cleveland: It’s Not Detroit!

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Finally, a tourism video that makes me feel inspired to visit a new place:

(via C-Funk; via Fawn; via Cavs Fandome)

Next Right…

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

…Condom City. Apparently I’m not the only one to notice this place, though I didn’t stop in.

(Sorry for the lull in posts, folks- I quit my job last week and was in Puerto Rico for the past few days; here are a few choice photos)

Photo of the Day

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

View from the Portsmouth Beach Hotel

View from the Portsmouth Beach Hotel – Picard, Dominica – 11.10.08

Around the World in 80 Clicks

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Live webcams are “so Web 1.0″ . . . but it’s dark and rainy out today and I’m bored.

I managed to make a lap around the world in 20 minutes. It’s fun, you should give it a try:

• Waikoloa, Hawaii – Watch the Pacific and the sway of the palm trees.
• Waikiki Beach, Hawaii.
• Mild Seven Hill, Hokkaido, Japan.
• Monkey Park, Japan.
• Tokyo skyline, Japan.
• More Tokyo skyline, Japan.
• Hong Kong skyline, China.
• The Wolong Panda Research Facility, Wolong, China – Watch the Pandas.
• Koh Samui, Thailand.
• The Mai Thai Bar, Phuket, Thailand.
• Mamukala Wetland, Kakadu National Park, Australia – only viewable in daytime; at night, you get stuck watching a National Geographic montage video.
• Traffic in Calcutta, India – Bicycles everywhere.
• The Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel.
• The Giza Plateau, Egypt – The Great Pyramids of the Giza Plateau, Egypt; try to catch sunset at the pyramids.
• Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana.

• The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France.
• The catacombs beneath Paris, France.
• Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany.
• Meersburg, Germany.
• Lake Geneva, Switzerland – Very scenic.
• The Great Sundial at Pajala, Sweden.
• Traffic in Stockholm, Sweden.
• Tromsø, Norway – A little dark and cold this time of year.
• Tallinn, Estonia.
• South Harbor, Helsinki, Finland.
• Museokatu, Helsinki, Finland.
• Stockmann Department Store Parking Garage, Helsinki, Finland – by request, some Finland webcam links : ).
• Moscow, Russia.
• Snowy Kemerovo, Russia.
• The Arctic City of Norilsk, Russia – At the right time, you can see aurora borealis in the skies.
• The Rothera Research Station, Antarctica.
• Trafalgar Square, London, England.

• Times Square, New York.
• The Brooklyn Bridge, New York.
• Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, New York – A hallway in a notoriously haunted apartment building.
• Boston, Massachusettes – The large tank at the New England Aquarium. They have sharks!
• Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. – The have sharks, too.
• Grand Rapids, Michigan.
• The Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, Nevada.
• The Grand Canyon, Arizona.
• The Grand Canyon (again), Arizona.
• Tijuana, Mexico.
• Underwater Coral Reef, Belize – this one’s pretty cool.
• The Panama Canal, Panama.
• Foggy Alcatraz, San Francisco, California.
• Elephant Seals at Año Nuevo Beach, California.
• Multiple Beaches in Southern California.
• Seattle, Washington – A view from the Space Needle.
• Underwater at Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington – Watch crabs crawl about the ocean floor.
• Qila, the Beluga Whale (and her baby calf), at the Vancouver Aquarium, Canada.

Gallery of Korean Breakfast Cereals

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Korea & Animation’s Gallery of Korean Sugary Breakfast Cereals

Diaroogle: When You Have to Go

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Diaroogle – Finding a decent public toilet in New York, even from your mobile phone.

(via Angie)

Gas Station Gourmet

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Gas Station Gourmet:
“I eat weird gas station food and then write about it.”