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Compass Roses & Marriage Proposals: Visual Poetry in Google Earth

By Samuel Raphael Franco | July 26, 2010 |

We are in the midst of a golden age for ephemeral and accidental art. Google Earth has allowed the anonymous artisans of crafts that best viewed from thousands of miles above the earth’s surface, to find a forum for their work. Some of these works are painstakingly terraformed for years, while others are mere accidents

A Parade of Man Made Oddities: Shipwrecks, Crop Circles and the CCCP

By Samuel Raphael Franco | April 12, 2010 |

This week was rife with tragic news: the Polish Presidential plane crash in Russia, revolutions and upheaval in Kyrgyzstan, and refugee crises emerging from Tamil emigrees from Sri Lankan, I thought it would be best to leave the gravity to the newspapers for the time being, and insert a bit of humor into this week’s

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