10 Most Incredible Globes


Environmental Graffiti is taking Earth Day literally with a roundup of artful and over-the-top world globes, including two made of chocolate! Shown is the walk-in Mapparium at the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Link -via Digg

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Aw, you guys missed one of the most fantastic globes I have every seen: http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/exhibits/earth-revealed/

The Earth Revealed Globe at the Chicago Museum Of Science And Industry. It's a giant carbon fiber sphere that they project the earth onto from several different projectors and cycle through a whole series of things such as the evolution of earth, tectonic activity, global climate change activities, etc.

It is suspended on very thin cables so that the impression is that this every active globe floats in mid-air, very much like a Star Wars hologram.
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The breastfeeding story just angered people who were genuinely disappointed that the story wasn't about what they hoped it would be, and the lack of pertinent pictures was adding insult to injury.
But at least the protagonists were correct: dad, breast, milk, daughter, boobies.

Now, THIS is a misleading title. Promising us "incredible globes" and instead forcing geography down our throats is just one ugly example of (jail) bait and switch.
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ummm, as this email shows, even if them globes don't; New Zealand really does exist....we're in the bluey patch beside that big red blotch underneath the bit those girls and that lady are looking at.

hang on, I'll go outside and wave.

can you see us now?

anybody....?

....hello?
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