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Of Commencement Speechs
It’s that time of year.
- One sentence commencement speeches. (Scroll up to see the speech Frank Warren gave at St. Mary’s.) (via Neatorama)
- Obama’s ASU commencement, the best I’ve encountered this year. (Parts 2 & 3; Text)
- Perhaps stealing a theme from the President, Timothy Noah thinks commencement speakers are generally too accomplished.
Collected in English on one, sometimes illegible, piece of art by Emily Wick. You can also view (and order) individual states.
UPDATE (1/17/2009): Taking a step I was too lazy or careless to, Strange Maps has listed every state motto in Latin and English, and included the story of its conception.
The classic poem — one I remember fondly from childhood — retold on the faces of baseball cards. It’s sometimes difficult to find the words on each cards, but it’s a very neat idea.
I have mixed feelings about the merits of posts like this one, but I always look at them.
I’m ashamed to say that I’ve never looked nearly this closely at the stuff.
This bridges are literally awesome. If you don’t take a look, you’re really missing out.
Man’s Highest and Lowest
Sometimes the serendipity of my feedreader is just shocking. On the same day I saw picture of both the highest and lowest man-made objects. They are: