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Every year, we call the September Moon the Full Corn Moon because it traditionally corresponds with the time of harvesting corn. It is also called the Barley Moon, because it is the time to harvest and thresh the ripened barley.
This month, we also celebrate what we call a Harvest Moon, which is the full Moon nearest the autumnal equinox. It can occur in September or October and is bright enough to allow finishing all the harvest chores. [via]
[Image found here.]
Clever, but VW missed the obvious. The Bugs in the crosswalk should be blue, gray, black and white, and the gray one should be rolling on rims. [Found here.]
1978 blizzard, south of Boston, Massachusetts.
The February blizzard was the second one to hit that year, the first being The Great Blizzard of January. I remember that one – whiteout and windchill of -60F. Assuming your car could even start there was nowhere to drive, and my 5 minute walk to get bread and bologna was brutal.
[Found in here.]
The House in the Middle of the Street: A car stops beside a house in the middle of a newly built road in Wenling, Zhejiang province, November 22, 2012. An elderly couple refused to sign an agreement to allow their house to be demolished. They say that compensation offered is not enough to cover rebuilding costs, according to local media.
That place screams for a safety sign mounted high on both sides of the house: