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“looking down at an undulating fog bank that completely obscures the valley below. It’s like a mysterious sea with a forest-blanketed peak to the rear on a landmass ascending out of it. I don’t know what’s below the gray waves. Whatever is down there, it’s a different place from up here. I’m on a sky island

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Baugespanne is the practice of visualizing “… future urban developments in scale 1:1 by an inflated balloon-structure.” Filing under the word of the day.

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Astronomers have discovered that a third of the planets around the most common stars in the galaxy could be in a goldilocks orbit close enough, and gentle enough, to hold onto liquid water – and possibly harbor life.

Source: One-third of galaxy’s most common planets could be in habitable zone - News - University of Florida

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Relational Infrastructure " … refers to the social connections, interactions, and collective intelligence that underpin a community, network or group’s ability to collaborate, solve problems, and drive change."

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Stack Rock Fort: Victorian island reclaimed by nature. The property has been bought by a community interest company, which plans to preserve it as a “living ruin”.

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The “ghost hotel” nomenclature refers to an entire apartment building which is functionally a hotel because most or all units are short-term rentals instead of tenant-occupied.

Source: All Long-Term Tenants at a Montreal Apartment Building Were Replaced With an Airbnb Ghost Hotel – Pixel Envy

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Words of 2022 from Librarian of Things. So many rabbit holes. librarian.aedileworks.com

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I hope everyone is having a properly slothful Dead Week. theatlantic.com