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May 6, 2010

Pray for the Almighty (and Ridiculously Photogenic) Dome

Rube Goldberg?


Update: Someone sent this screenshot to me this evening.

Beyond the look of a graphic from high school science class, the manipulation of the image by the telestrator guy emphasizes how we get brought up to speed on life’s complexities these days.

Did I hear someone say, the knee bone’s-connected-to-the-thigh-bone?

(photo 1: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Kelley. caption: Crewmen aboard the motor vessel Joe Griffin guide a cofferdam onto the deck as the ship prepares to depart Wild Well Control, May 5, 2010. The chamber was designed to contain the oil discharge, that was a result of the Deepwater Horizon incident, before it reaches the surface.)

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