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[CW: violence against animals] War photographer Don McCullin: ‘Wherever I go, there seems to be violence and death” — interview with Stuart Jeffries, The Guardian, 19 Sep 2022. From Vietnam to Biafra, he captured war and suffering with shocking power. The great photographer talks about his tough childhood, the film Angelina Jolie is making about him – and the shots that still haunt his sleep. WP bio, website, images.
posted on Sep-19-22 at 6:59 AM

Engineer Who Tried To Kamikaze A US Navy Hospital Ship With A Train Gets Prison – At the Port of Los Angeles, the locomotive engineer who purposefully ran his train off the tracks at full-speed in an apparent attempt to sink the US Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy has been sentenced to prison for committing a terrorist attack. According to the US Justice Department, neither the USNS Mercy nor anyone else was harmed in the derailment of the train in 2020. The train tracks ended 250 meters before the ship pier, so Moreno did not even come close to damaging the ship, but he did damage his train and cause a 2,000-gallon diesel oil spill. gCaptain, John Konrad, April 16, 2022 (original story, CBS News LA video).
posted on Apr-17-22 at 6:33 AM

Endurance: Shackleton's lost ship is found in Antarctic – 107 years after it sank, the Endurance, the lost vessel of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, was found at the weekend at the bottom of the Weddell Sea. The ship was crushed by sea-ice and sank in 1915, forcing Shackleton and his men to make an astonishing escape on foot and in small boats. Video of the remains show Endurance to be in remarkable condition. Even though it has been sitting in 3km (10,000ft) of water for over a century, it looks just like it did on the November day it went down. Its timbers, although disrupted, are still very much together, and the name - Endurance - is clearly visible on the stern. BBC, March 9, 2022.
posted on Mar-9-22 at 4:20 AM

Rescued baby echidna in Sydney grows healthy under vet's care. – A rescued echidna puggle has been nursed back to health under the care of a vet who has taken up the role as its "mother," a Sydney zoo says. Five-month-old echidna Weja was rescued in October, and nurse Liz McConnell had been taking care of it at her home non-stop until earlier this month when the baby spent its first night in the hospital, a milestone in the rehabilitation process., AFP News Agency, Feb 11, 2022.
posted on Feb-12-22 at 5:35 AM

Pence rebukes Trump: ‘I had no right to overturn the election’ — After Trump said at a recent rally that he’s considering pardons for those arrested for involvement in the Jan. 6 riots, Pence described it as a “dark day.”, Meridith McGraw, POLITICO, 02/04/2022: In a speech to the conservative Federalist Society on Friday, former Vice President Mike Pence rebuked his one time boss, Donald Trump, decrying the notion that he could have overturned the election results on the 45th president’s behalf.
posted on Feb-5-22 at 6:55 AM

Germany’s White Supremacist Problem—and What It Means for the United States , LAWFARE Foreign Policy Essay, Anna Meier, January 30, 2022. As the United States wrestles with the threat of white supremacist violence, observers often look to Germany for lessons on how to deal with a racist past. The University of Nottingham’s Anna Meier argues that this is a mistake. She finds that German officials often minimize the extent of the problem and, as a result, ignore the deeper structural reforms needed to reduce racism.
posted on Jan-31-22 at 8:36 AM

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is at L2. What’s next? (Previously on Metafilter)
posted on Jan-25-22 at 8:46 AM

Apollo 11 astronaut (and second man on the Moon) Buzz Aldrin is 92 years old today.
posted on Jan-20-22 at 4:47 PM

Microsoft Closing In On $70 Billion Deal To Buy Activision Blizzard – The Xbox owner is close to buying the beleaguered Call Of Duty publisher , Kotaku, John Walker, Jan 18, 2022: “In an extraordinary turn of events, Microsoft is getting near to a deal to buy Activision Blizzard, the Wall Street Journal reported today. This would not only be one of the most major shake-ups in the gaming industry in years but could also finally signal the end for its horrendous CEO, Bobby Kotick. Activision Blizzard has been going through a tumultuous time after widespread issues of sexual harassment and trauma were revealed within the enormous company…” [previously on MeFi.]
posted on Jan-18-22 at 2:02 PM

Takeaways from the landmark sedition indictment against the Oath Keepers and why DOJ acted now , Marshall Cohen, CNN, Updated 10:39 PM EST, Thu January 13, 2022. The Justice Department on Thursday announced the first sedition charges related to the January 6 insurrection, a watershed moment in the year-long investigation. The case revolves around the Oath Keepers, a far-right extremist group, and its leader Stewart Rhodes.
posted on Jan-13-22 at 9:24 PM

Floating MotorsVideo | Models | Gallery – creates a new water mobility experience for everyone. Our know-how in the nautical field makes FM capable to replicate any «instant classic» car model, with absolute quality and incredible finishing level, in order to deliver a unique and original water vehicle, respecting the original spirit of the vehicle. On request, Floating Motors offers the possibility to choose between twin hulls or foil. Each model can be used for leisure, or becoming a tender, or a private water taxi, or a beach hotel water-shuttle. (Concept by Lazzarini Design Studio, Rome, Italy)
posted on Jan-4-22 at 9:13 AM

Finnish Man Passes on Paying $22,600 to Replace His Tesla's Battery, Blows Up Car Instead – A Tesla repair shop told a Model S owner that replacing the battery would cost more than $22,600. He decided to stick 66 pounds of dynamite on the car., Gizmodo, Jody Serrano, 12/24/2021. There is a tragic loss of vehicle.
posted on Dec-26-21 at 5:53 AM

Meet 'Baby Yingliang': Exquisitely preserved dinosaur embryo is discovered inside a 72 million-year-old fossilised EGG in China. , Ian Randall, Daily Mail, 21 December 2021 • Unearthed in Shahe Industrial Park in Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province • Species of toothless, beaked theropod dinosaurs, or 'oviraptorosaurs' [WP] • One of the most complete dinosaur embryos known, 10.6 inches long • Posture is closer to embryonic modern-day birds than among dinosaurs • Tucking behaviour aids hatching, arose first in theropods. (The cutaway egg video and illustration are striking.)
posted on Dec-22-21 at 2:38 AM

Attack on Pearl Harbor: December 7, 1941 , fold3 HQ, Jenny Ashcraft, December 2, 2021. Eighty years ago this month, a surprise attack by Japanese forces occurred at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The attack killed more than 2,000, injured 1,178, and led to America’s entry into WWII. During the attack, six U.S. battleships were sunk, and more than a dozen others were damaged. The Japanese also destroyed 300 airplanes. The attack lasted less than two hours, and the following day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan. The volunteers at Stories Behind the Stars are working on an ambitious project to tell the story of each Pearl Harbor casualty. As we mark the 80th anniversary of that fateful day, here are a few stories they’ve gathered:
posted on Dec-7-21 at 6:51 AM

Opinion: The bombshell about Trump testing positive also implicates the Trump family , Greg Sargent, Washington Post, 12/2/2021. The Trump family has long treated rules and laws as nuisances that are only for the little people. And the news [*] that Donald Trump tested positive for covid-19 before the first 2020 presidential debate shows that this tendency may be even more depraved and malevolent than you thought. *Trump tested positive for coronavirus before first debate with Biden, three former aides say… six days before he was hospitalized for covid-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center., WaPo, 12/1/2021.
posted on Dec-2-21 at 9:06 AM

Natural Landscape Photography Awards 2021 — The competition was focused on awarding images based on composition, lighting, and originality as opposed to post-processing techniques or outlandish compositing: Why?, Winners, Galleries, Rules, Judging.
posted on Nov-19-21 at 9:58 AM

A secret tape made after Columbine shows the NRA's evolution on school shootings – Tim Mak, NPR Investigations, November 9, 2021. Days after the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, senior National Rifle Association leaders held a private conference call about canceling their upcoming annual convention in Denver, Colorado. Thirteen people lay dead, over were 20 injured, and TV looped students running from the school. NRA strategists, shaken and panicked, discussed a much more sympathetic posture toward mass shootings than its uncompromising stance in decades since, even considering a $1 million victims’ fund. NPR has obtained over 2 1/2 hours of recordings of those private meetings, offering unique insight into the NRA's struggle to develop their standard response to school shootings.
posted on Nov-9-21 at 6:06 AM

Spiders are much smarter than you think – Cognition researchers are discovering surprising capabilities among a group of itsy-bitsy arachnids , Betsy Mason, Knowable, 10/30/2021. Jumping spiders, champs of cognition whose brains fit on the head of a pin, exhibit signs of intelligence like dogs or human toddlers. “Jumping spiders are remarkably clever animals,” says visual ecologist Nathan Morehouse, who studies the spiders at the University of Cincinnati. “I always find it delightful when something like a humble jumping spider punctures our sense of biological superiority.”
posted on Oct-30-21 at 6:53 AM

Troll farms reached 140 million Americans a month on Facebook before 2020 election, internal report shows, MIT Technology Review, Karen Hao, September 16, 2021 [alternate link]. In the run-up to the 2020 election, Facebook’s most popular pages for Christian and Black American content were run by Eastern European troll farms. These pages reached nearly half of all Americans through Facebook’s platform design and engagement-hungry algorithm.
posted on Oct-1-21 at 1:09 PM

New Space Force uniforms draw comparisons to 'Star Trek,' 'Battlestar Galactica'The Hill, Michael Schnell, 09/21/2021. The Space Force enlisted rank insignia are here, and they look a lot like ‘Star Trek’: 'The Delta, of course, is pure Star Trek and everybody knows it.', Task & Purpose, Jeff Schogol, Sep 21, 2021.
posted on Sep-22-21 at 7:24 AM

2021 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition – with links to annual Nikon Small World galleries back to 1975.
posted on Sep-13-21 at 11:31 AM

The Rise and Fall of an American Tech Giant , The Atlantic, Kaitlyn Tiffany, July/August 2021 [alternate link]: “Kodak didn’t just teach Americans to take photographs; it taught them what to take photographs of, and it taught them what photographs were for. The Kodak mythology [*], though powerful, was and is easily seen through.” *See Kodak History.
posted on Jun-16-21 at 8:42 AM

The Body’s Most Embarrassing Organ Is an Evolutionary Marvel — And yet we have very little idea where anuses come from., The Atlantic, Katherine J. Wu, 5/18/2021 [alternate archive link]. “...The appearance of the anus was momentous in animal evolution, turning a one-hole digestive sac into an open-ended tunnel. Creatures with an anus could physically segregate the acts of eating and defecating, reducing the risk of sullying a snack with scat; they no longer had to finish processing one meal before ingesting another, allowing their tubelike body to harvest more energy and balloon in size. Nowadays, anuses take many forms...” Don’t miss the ‘death farts’ reference. Although Joseph Pujol’s unique musical talent is not mentioned, Wikipedia has a passable article.
posted on May-22-21 at 7:42 PM

Politician's Zoom Background Can't Hide Fact That He's Actually Driving — Andrew Brenner, a state senator in Ohio, is getting some heat for driving while participating in a Zoom call earlier this week. The Ohio Senate is currently taking up a bill that would create additional penalties for distracted driving and a local newspaper, the Columbus Dispatch, pointed out the irony of the situation. But local media aren’t discussing perhaps the funniest aspect of this whole minor scandal: Brenner turned on a virtual background to make it appear like he was at home in his office. And he failed miserably., Gizmodo, Matt Novak, 5/6/2021.
posted on May-6-21 at 4:49 AM

The Radio We Could Send to Hell — Silicon carbide radio circuits can take the volcanic heat of Venus., IEEE Spectrum, 4/28/2021. Its average surface temperature is 464 °C, sulfuric acid droplets fill the atmosphere, and its surface pressure is ~90 times Earth’s. Venus is considered Earth’s planetary twin: their size and mass are very close, and perhaps it once had massive oceans (with life) like Earth. But what cataclysm caused Venus to lose its water? Scientists think Earth’s fate may be similar as our climate changes, but to gather more data new Venusian robotic landers and rovers are needed. Can we build them to survive and explore its hostile environment for months or years? We can.
posted on May-2-21 at 4:09 AM

Apple’s Ransomware Mess Is the Future of Online Extortion — This week, hackers stole confidential schematics from a third-party supplier and demanded $50 million not to release them. WIRED, 4/23/2021 [alternate Ars Technica link]: After years of refining their mass data encryption techniques to lock victims out of their own systems, criminal gangs are increasingly focusing on data theft and extortion as the centerpiece of their attacks — and making eye-popping demands in the process. “Our team is negotiating the sale of large quantities of confidential drawings and gigabytes of personal data with several major brands,” REvil [WP] wrote in its post of the stolen data. “We recommend that Apple buy back the available data by May 1.” Related: DOJ Forms Ransomware Task Force as REvil Demands $50M, SDX Central, 4/22/2021.
posted on Apr-24-21 at 8:33 AM

Forbes’ 35th Annual World’s Billionaires List: Facts And Figures 2021 — Despite the pandemic, it was a record-setting year for the world’s wealthiest with a $5 trillion surge in wealth and an unprecedented number of new billionaires. The number of billionaires on Forbes’ 35th annual list of the world’s wealthiest exploded to an unprecedented 2,755 (660 more than a year ago). Altogether they are worth $13.1 trillion, up from $8 trillion on the 2020 list. Forbes, April 6, 2021.
posted on Apr-6-21 at 9:47 AM

Tom Cruise Isn’t On TikTok: It’s a Shockingly-Realistic DeepfakePetaPixel explains how VFX/AI artist Chris Ume, creator of the real TikTok deeptomcruise account, faked it. Hint: it helps to have a Tom Cruise impersonator.
posted on Mar-9-21 at 6:12 AM

Popular in South America, Europe, and Quebec, Argentine-Spanish cartoonist Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón (July 17, 1932 - September 30, 2020) — better known as Quino — drew his comic strip Mafalda (a politically/socially aware six year old girl) from 1964 to 1973. There’s an English fan website, and a large gallery of Tejón’s later wordless political cartoons on Imgur [H/T Macwhiskey]. *Before the Calvin Era.
posted on Oct-12-20 at 9:33 AM

First American Woman To Walk In Space Becomes First Woman To Dive To Deepest Spot On Earth — Kathy Sullivan, a former NASA Space Shuttle astronaut and the frst American woman to walk in space back in 1984, just added another record to her illustrious career by becoming the first woman to visit Challenger Deep — the bottom of the Mariana Trench — during a daring expedition last weekend. She's now also the only human to have ever been up in orbital space and down below at maximum ocean depth (SYFY Wire, Jeff Spry, 6/9/2020). More about the DSV (Deep Submergence Vehicle) Limiting Factor TRITON 36000/2 and its ongoing Ring of Fire Expedition to the Mariana Trench (WP) at Caladan Oceanic.
posted on Jun-10-20 at 8:58 AM

[PREVIOUSLY] From the Navy Times, here's the latest news for the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71): • Fired Theodore Roosevelt commander Brett Crozier reassigned to San Diego, 5/5/2020: Capt. Brett Crozier arrived at Naval Air Forces Monday night, officials confirmed. • Carrier Theodore Roosevelt prepares to go back to sea after coronavirus outbreak, 5/5/2020: More than 4,000 crew members went ashore last month...more than 2,000 are back on board...at least 1,000 are still testing positive for the virus and remain on land. • Navy halts daily COVID-19 updates for stricken ships Theodore Roosevelt and Kidd, 5/6/2020: The service announced Thursday they will only announce "significant changes" aboard those ships.
posted on May-7-20 at 8:54 AM

Managers turn to surveillance software, always-on webcams to ensure employees are (really) working from home , Washington Post, Drew Harwell, 4/30/2020 — Always-on webcams, virtual “water coolers,” constant monitoring: Is the tech industry’s new dream for remote work actually a nightmare? With nearly half of office employees working from home to avoid COVID-19 exposure, management tracks their work using: digital avatars in virtual offices; always-on webcams/microphones; productivity stats; monitored web browsing and active work hours; multiple daily check-ins (via email, calls, text messages and Zoom video calls); not-so-optional company happy hours, game nights and lunchtime chats; hidden screen captures; logging of apps used and websites visited; key word flagging; keyboard/mouse usage; unscheduled video conferences; and endless online meetings, meetings, meetings.
posted on May-6-20 at 8:30 AM

How Cornell Disguised Drivers to Gauge the Public's Reaction to Autonomous Vehicles — It may look and smell like a prank, but dressing someone up as a car seat is a serious endeavor. A team from Cornell Tech led a study in which a person was disguised as a car seat while driving through several international cities to gauge the public's reactions to driverless vehicles.
posted on Apr-25-20 at 10:50 AM

Mice have a range of facial expressions, researchers find — Whether it is screwing up your face when sucking a lemon, or smiling while sitting in the sun, humans have a range of facial expressions that reflect how they feel. Now, researchers say, they have found mice do too. “Mice exhibit facial expressions that are specific to the underlying emotions,” said Dr Nadine Gogolla, co-author of the research from Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology. She said the findings were important, as they offer researchers new ways to measure the intensity of emotional responses, which could help them probe how emotions arise in the brain. What’s more, she said, the findings show mice have a repertoire of emotions.
posted on Apr-5-20 at 12:04 AM

2019 Ocean Art Underwater Photo CompetitionUnderwater Photography Guide, January 13, 2020: “... winners include dramatic animal behavior, stunning marine life portraits, heart wrenching and uplifting conservation scenes, weird and wonderful blackwater creatures, ocean adventure, and many, many photos that showcase the powerful beauty that is found in our underwater planet. The judges evaluated thousands of entries from 78 countries...” [desktop images; previous contest winners in 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010].
posted on Feb-10-20 at 2:58 PM

The Fate of the USS Arizona Band – “On December 7th, 1941, on the coast of Oahu, those stationed at the naval installation of Pearl Harbor were unaware that they would soon become a part of history. Just before 8 AM, their lives were changed forever and many of them became forever engraved in America’s history. Among the 1,177 sailors who perished aboard the USS Arizona during Japan’s attack were a group of 21 notable heroes who were there for one reason – at 8 o’clock that morning, they were scheduled to ring in the morning with the national anthem.” (Photo gallery of Pacific Fleet Band #22 members at USSArizona.org.)
posted on Dec-7-19 at 8:09 PM

Last Survivor of 1937 Hindenburg Disaster Dies at Age 90, TIME, Kathy McCormack/AP, November 16, 2019 — "The last remaining survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, who suffered severe burns to his face, arms and legs before his mother managed to toss him and his brother from the burning airship, has died. Werner Gustav Doehner, the last among 62 passengers and crew who escaped the May 6, 1937, fire, was 90. The fire killed his father, sister and 34 others. He was just 8 years old at the time."
posted on Nov-16-19 at 10:30 PM

The Heir: Ivanka was always Trump’s favorite. But Don Jr. is emerging as his natural successor.The Atlantic, McKay Coppins, October 2019 issue. “...Some of the scion’s schemes pay off. Others prove disastrous. But his signal achievement is forging the Donald Trump persona itself—that high-flying playboy, that self-made man, that larger-than-life titan the tabloids can’t resist. It’s a creation of both father [Fred] and son [Donald], and it will do more for the family business than any casino or skyscraper. Today a photo of Fred sits in the Oval Office, looking out on an empire much vaster and more powerful than even he could have imagined. And while the president writes his chapter in history, the next generation waits in the wings, jockeying for position, feuding over status, knowing only one of them can be the heir.”
posted on Nov-12-19 at 5:20 AM

For your Saturday cartoon enjoyment, here’s Honeyland (1935), one of the MGM Happy Harmonies available on YouTube. More about the Technicolor 10-minute short at WP, and production details at Cartoon Research.
posted on Nov-9-19 at 6:20 AM

Hong Kong’s Halloween masquerade protest: 'It's our freedom to wear masks'Al Jazeera News, Hong Kong, China, 10/31/2019 - Carrie Lam turned Joker. Xi Jinping turned Winnie the Pooh. Other politicians turned devils. On Thursday night, Hong Kong protesters revelled in irreverence as they marched in a city-wide Halloween masquerade, dressing up in defaced masks of unpopular leaders in spite of the city's controversial mask ban. [WaPo report, Reuters pictures, videos].
posted on Nov-1-19 at 6:43 AM

California boat fire to put spotlight on Titanic's legal defense , Reuters, Tom Hals, September 6, 2019 — "The company that owns a scuba dive boat that caught fire and sank off California, killing 34 people, has sought to avoid liability by invoking a 19th-century law [Limitation of Liability Act of 1851 (overview)] that has shielded vessel owners from costly disasters such as the sinking of the Titanic."
posted on Sep-6-19 at 9:26 AM

Doorbell-camera firm Ring [*] has partnered with 400 police forces, extending surveillance reach – The doorbell-camera company Ring has quietly forged video-sharing partnerships with more than 400 police forces across the United States, granting them access to homeowners’ camera footage and a powerful role in what the company calls the nation’s “new neighborhood watch.” Washington Post, Drew Harrell, August 28, 2019. [*Owned by Amazon (founded by Jeff Bezos and also owner of WaPo)]
posted on Aug-28-19 at 10:18 AM

This genius photo experiment shows we are all just sheeple in the consumer matrix — Images from the same exact spot for two hours at a time... Photographer Hans Eijkelboom has spent more than 20 years cataloging the ways that globalized culture manifests through apparel. [From TimeLine by Rian Dundon; related interview (with some NSFW images) at Phaidon]
posted on Aug-24-19 at 12:03 PM

Was E-mail a Mistake? — From The New Yorker, Cal Newport, August 6, 2019: “...With the arrival of practical asynchronous communication, people replaced a significant portion of the interaction that used to unfold in person with on-demand digital messaging, and they haven’t looked back. The Radicati Group, a technology-research firm, now estimates that more than a hundred and twenty-eight billion business e-mails will be sent and received daily in 2019, with the average business user dealing with a hundred and twenty-six messages a day. The domination of asynchronous communication over synchronous collaboration has been so complete that some developers of digital-collaboration tools mock the fact that we ever relied on anything so primitive as in-person meetings.”
posted on Aug-12-19 at 12:59 AM

In zero G, it helps to have a tail – NASA scientists have now published the first detailed study of how mice behave in the NASA Rodent Hardware System, which has housed almost a dozen experiments on the International Space Station since 2014. They found that the rodents engaged in all the typical mouse behaviors, even in the “weightlessness” of the microgravity environment [video at end of article].
posted on Apr-16-19 at 8:10 AM

Numi Intelligent toilet with KOHLER Konnect [Press Release] — Real Life Example (Moments Made Better): In the dark, as you walk up to Numi, the lid will open and treat you to a warm seat; when you walk away, it flushes and closes. Hassle-free for night time trips to the bathroom. Use app or the remote to program personalized presets for different users, and you can use voice to access the preset/profile (in case you misplace the remote). There is probably a difference between you, your spouse, and your children when it comes to washing; this lets you easily program and select personalization using voice and app. Ask Alexa to access your own playlist of songs (if you have Verdera and have Numi set up as an Alexa speaker).
posted on Jan-6-19 at 4:21 PM

Warm Greetings from a Cold Country – Christmas in Antarctica — USN veteran Richard Kontner, accompanied by a well-travelled ukulele, joined Richard Byrd’s 1928 South Pole Expedition and sent ~1500 Christmas cards in 1929 while aboard the The City Of New York anchored near Little America, Antarctica.
posted on Dec-25-18 at 5:18 AM

I read 1,182 emergency room bills this year. Here’s what I learned. — A $5,571 bill to sit in a waiting room, $238 eyedrops, and a $60 ibuprofen tell the story of how emergency room visits are squeezing patients. [Sarah Kliff, Vox 12/18/2018]
posted on Dec-23-18 at 1:55 PM

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posted on Dec-20-18 at 6:52 AM

Why Taylor Swift Is Using Facial Recognition at Concerts — Swift’s security team has used the cutting-edge technology at recent shows to keep her safe from stalkers [Rolling Stone, 12/13/2018]. Taylor Swift fans mesmerized by rehearsal clips on a kiosk at her May 18th Rose Bowl show were unaware of one crucial detail: A facial-recognition camera inside the display was taking their photos. The images were being transferred to a Nashville “command post,” where they were cross-referenced with a database of hundreds of the pop star’s known stalkers, according to Mike Downing, chief security officer of Oak View Group, an advisory board for concert venues including Madison Square Garden and the Forum in Los Angeles.
posted on Dec-15-18 at 7:28 AM

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