Shadows

The Unisphere

Remember the scene at the end of Men in Black where the flying saucer crashes through a huge globe? Well this is it, the Unisphere, in Flushing Meadows Park, NY. Not very interesting at first glance, but check out how…

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Tuesday, 12th April 2005

Space Needle, Seattle

Another impressive shadow – the Seattle Space Needle. The red and purple blob next door is the Experience Music Project. Thanks: Phillip Harrington, Mike, many others.

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Monday, 11th April 2005

CN Tower

The CN Tower and Rogers Centre (formerly the Skydome, home of the Blue Jays) are in downtown Toronto, Canada. Look for the tower’s shadow to see its shape. Thanks: Mike Pegg, many others

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Monday, 11th April 2005

The Gateway Arch, St. Louis

A very popular submission has been the The Gateway Arch or rather it’s massive shadow, ‘raydancer’ notes that is it the tallest national monument is the United States at 630 feet and is just as wide. If you look West…

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Saturday, 9th April 2005
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On this day: Paul Cézanne Died

On this day in 1906, French painter Paul Cézanne died. Montagne Saint-Victoire, circa 1890, is amongst many of his works…

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On October 21, 1797, the USS Constitution was launched in Boston Harbor. Nicknamed ‘Old Ironsides’, the vessel has far outlived…

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