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The last days of London - in pictures | Cities | The Guardian

Eighteen images by photographer Colin O'Brien of "last days" in London -- the last day of London's double-decker trams, the last days of Covent Garden as a produce market, a pie stall on the porch of a graffiti-besmeared St. Paul's Covent Garden, the last day of business for a Woolworths, the last photos of a cafe owner, the last run of a Routemaster bus, the horse and cart of one of the last rag-and-bone men in Hackney -- documenting the slow passing of pre-war London. If you enjoy '50s British radio comedy, you'll find some pictures here to help you see what you're hearing.

The Martin Gardner Interview | FifteenEightyFour | Cambridge University Press

On his 90th birthday, in 2005, Don Albers interviewed the legendary Tulsa-born-and-raised polymath.

Epoch Converter - Unix Timestamp Converter

Shows the current time in seconds since the Unix epoch (0000 GMT 1970/01/01). Converts a given timestamp to human-readable time and vice versa. Unfortunately doesn't handle hexadecimals.

Transcript: Donald Trump's closed-door meeting with evangelical leaders

James Dobson, Franklin Graham, Jerry Falwell Jr., Mike Huckabee all kneel before Zod.

MORE: Steve Deace explains why Franklin Graham is wrong to equate Donald Trump to flawed heroes of the Bible.

Telegraph: Has England voted leave or remain in the EU referendum?

Maps by region and voting district showing the outcome of the "Brexit" referendum.

The best advice on Twitter trolls was written by al-Ghazali in the 11th century | Sarah Kendzior

Jesus advised us not to cast our pearls before swine. This Sufi philosopher expands on the idea, distinguishing between questioners who would not profit from an answer (those asking from envy, the sophomoric who don't know how much they don't know, and those who haven't the ability to process what you tell them) on the one hand, and this sort of questioner on the other:

"But the sickness which is curable is that of the intelligent and understanding seeker of guidance, who is not overcome with envy and anger and the love of worldly vanities and wealth and honor, but is seeking the straight road; and his questions and objections do not arise from envy and a desire to cause trouble and to make trial. And he is curable, and it is permitted to attempt to answer him--nay, it is necessary."

Effect of Weekend Penalty Wage Rates in Australia

On top of a generous minimum wage, the Australian government mandates "penalty wage rates" -- bonus wages for working after 10 p.m. or on weekends or public holidays. The result: Few restaurants are open late, and many small cafes stay open only as long as the owner can stand to be there, because he can't afford to hire a second shift of workers. The link leads to a discussion by restaurant owners about the impact on their businesses.

National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) Public Map Viewer

Shows the detailed location of oil and gas pipelines.

LOVELAND - National parcel data, property ownership search and GIS made easy

An attempt to collect all info about parcel ownership and value in the USA into one consistent, publicly accessible database.


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