The “Florida Memory” photos from the state archives and library seem to have #watermelons as a sub-plot that I haven’t yet figured out.
(Jitney Jungle checkout clerk Billy Barineau - Tallahassee by State Library and Archives of Florida on Flickr.)

The “Florida Memory” photos from the state archives and library seem to have #watermelons as a sub-plot that I haven’t yet figured out.

(Jitney Jungle checkout clerk Billy Barineau - Tallahassee by State Library and Archives of Florida on Flickr.)

Easy Mistake

New York Times: Correction: August 20, 2014  An Op-Ed essay on Monday described bald eagles and ospreys incorrectly. They eat fish, and their poop is white; they do not eat berries and excrete purple feces. (Other birds, like American robins, Eurasian starlings and cedar waxwings, do.)

Microsoft calls this an infographic. Therefore, I assume that at Microsoft, the term “infographic”  means “really bad looking PowerPoint slide.”

Microsoft calls this an infographic. Therefore, I assume that at Microsoft, the term “infographic”  means “really bad looking PowerPoint slide.”

Oscar Winning PhotobombJimmy Stewart photobombs George C. Scott in the film, “Anatomy of a Murder” (Netflix timestamp 2:03.31)

Oscar Winning Photobomb

Jimmy Stewart photobombs George C. Scott in the film, “Anatomy of a Murder” (Netflix timestamp 2:03.31)

The Tree That Would Not Be Broken

It was the last living thing rescued from the ruins of 9/11. A dozen years later, one mythical pear tree is finally home, and branching out from Ground Zero in mystical ways.

Except for the “pause my train” part, I know the feeling. - Rex


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For the past few years, I’ve been wishing that I could pause my train during my daily commute to meander around outside. Finally, I’ve decided to get a bike and I can stop whenever I want. 

-Sandy Noto

Students examining sinkhole - Tallahassee by State Library and Archives of Florida on Flickr.

Students examining sinkhole - Tallahassee by State Library and Archives of Florida on Flickr.

John V. Oberholtzer, Pioneer King State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory: “The pioneer contest was held annually at the Florida Watermelon Festival in Leesburg, Florida. The photograph was taken when Oberholtzer was 89 years old.”

John V. Oberholtzer, Pioneer King State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory: “The pioneer contest was held annually at the Florida Watermelon Festival in Leesburg, Florida. The photograph was taken when Oberholtzer was 89 years old.”

A future two-time best-actor Oscar winner demonstrates the hysterical laughter that follows a Murphy’s Law tsunami. (Tom Hanks in the movie Money Pit)