Nobody knew that geography could be so complicated

“It’s very, very tough because it’s an island,” the president said, asserting that his government received “A+” marks for responding to storms in Texas and Florida. “The difference is this is an island sitting in the middle of an ocean — and it’s a big ocean, a really, really big ocean.”

from The World’s Most Dangerous Beauty Salon

Christo & Jeanne-Claude and Artsy

About a year ago, we reported on The Floating Piers, Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s participatory installation in northern Italy. As with their other public projects, The Floating Piers was temporary, removed last July. If you want to keep up with the artists or purchase some of their work, check out Artsy.net.

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It Wasn’t My Fault, Officer

Former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman driving in the wrong direction? On Interstate 5? (“The Five” as they say in southern California.) On the Santa Ana Freeway in Orange County – home of Disneyland? In the carpool lane? Hard to imagine, I know. But Mr. Rodman had a good excuse. It was someone else’s fault. According to his attorney, “The driving error at night was due to poor sign placement.”

No word from the driver who swerved to avoid Rodman’s vehicle and crashed into a concrete barrier.