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Interstates as Subway Diagram: 2011 Version | Cameron Booth My original Eisenhower Interstate System in the Style of H.C. Beck’s London Underground Diagram is one of my most successful pieces of design, with almost 85,000 views on Flickr, countless posters sold, and inclusion in the excellent book Mapping America: Exploring the Continent (highly recommended for map geeks!). However, since I completed it, I have produced quite few more transit-styled diagrams and have learned a lot about the design skills required to produce them. As a result, some elements of the original poster began to grate on my nerves – poor design choices and sloppy technique had produced something that was no longer up to my own personal standards. So I started again from scratch. Although the two diagrams may look superficially similar, almost every aspect was reevaluated and reworked. As always, comments are welcome!

Personal Budget Software - Finance Software for Windows & Mac How to Travel Around the World on $75 a Day Journalist Leon Kaye has traveled around the world on a shoestring budget. He shares his top travel secrets for big experiences that take little money and leave behind an even smaller footprint. Journalist and budget traveler Leon Kaye in Skopje, Macedonia. Photo: Leon Kaye Travel can be a chore and is a hassle for a host of reasons: long lines at airports, restrictive frequent flier programs that are difficult to redeem and expensive tickets that crowd you into tiny planes. Collaborative consumption, or what many call the “sharing economy,” has produced great online tools that can help plan your travels without pillaging your savings account. Borrow or rent – don’t buy – that hiking backpack or fancy party dress via these websites Planning on backpacking but do not want to part with your money on equipment and clothing that you will probably never use after your trip? Jump to…

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NC Worm Farm- Compost worms, bins, & vermiculture supplies Crédit Agricole Alsace Vosges - Services de banque en ligne Top 20 free attractions in Paris City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise…Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a very cheap date. Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic French market, let yourself be seduced by our top 20 must-sees. They are all are completely gratuit, letting you save the euros for the really important stuff: wine, cheese and a flashing Eiffel Tower keyring you’ll regret the minute you return home. 1. Festooned with gargoyles and gothic touches, this imposing Parisian icon is essential for every visitor. 2. Window-shopping (or lécher les vitrines to the locals) is a great way to take an indulgent peek at objets d’art and wild curiosities you’d never actually buy. 3. A lift to the peak of the Eiffel Tower can squeeze the budget at €13.40 per ticket, but luckily the views below are just as stunning. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Image by OliverN5 9. 10. 11.

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Breeze Rack – Towel Sanitizer, Hair Dryer and Bathroom Ventilator by Jo Jae Young Every Bathroom Needs This What good is a Roca or a Reece designed bathroom if it isn’t fitted with futuristic gadgets that compliment their elegance! I’m talking about the Breeze Rack – an appropriate towel rack, hair dryer, bathroom ventilator and sterilizer! The device can be used to ventilate the room by circulating air, as a towel rail and can even dry and sanitize towels. The hair dryer detaches from one end of the rack, making it the perfect bathroom device. Designer: Jo Jae Young

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Damn Interesting • A collection of Damn Interesting things 100 Websites You Should Know and Use Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Culture My Year of TED: How 54 talks changed a life By Kylie Dunn What do you get when you cross a 39-year-old perfectionist with 54 TED Talks and far more honesty than any person probably needs to experience? Feeding America Browse the Collection The titles below are organized alphabetically. You may also browse the collection: American Cookery: Or, The Art of Dressing Viands, Fish, Poultry, and Vegetables, and the Best Modes of Making Pastes, Puffs, Pies, Tarts, Puddings, Custards, and Preserves, and All Kinds of Cakes, from the Imperial Plum to Plain Cake... By: Amelia Simmons The American Woman's Home: Or, Principles of Domestic Science; Being a Guide to the Formation and Maintenance of Economical, Healthful, Beautiful, and Christian Homes. "Aunt Babette's" Cook Book: Foreign and Domestic Receipts for the Household: A Valuable Collection of Receipts and Hints for the Housewife, Many of Which Are Not to be Found Elsewhere. Top of the Page The Blue Grass Cook Book, Comp. The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book. Breakfast, Luncheon And Tea. Buckeye Cookery, and Practical Housekeeping: Compiled from Original Recipes. Chinese-Japanese Cook Book. The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-Cook And Baker. Top of the Page