New Astrodome Imagery and Something Sad I Saw on Television

Have you been wondering over the past decade exactly what’s happened to the world’s first multi-purposed domed stadium? These are some stunning images of Houston, Texas’ Astrodome taken ten years after the 62 000 seat structure was abandoned. The famed Astroturf field remains in place – kind of. I don’t watch a lot of daytime…

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Some Google Street View Imagery Notes

For the latest TBG article at Google Sightseeing, it’s an all-toilet related post.  Juvenile, I know (don’t worry, the next one is about Einstein’s birthday.  Seriously).  One Street View image in particular had me worried that the post might actually have to be pulled before it was even published, namely this image of a man…

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Odds and Ends: 29 February, Unofficial Football World Championship

Today is 29 February, the extra day that occurs in the calendar every four years as well all know. But, did you know that there was actually a time and place where 30 February occurred on the calendar? The Spanish geoblog Fronteras has a nice article documenting just how it came to be (I won’t…

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