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Night Rider and Blondie, Lima [Pic du Jour]

Today's Pic du Jour, the 123rd straight (!), was taken at the Plaza San Martin in Lima, Peru. The large public space is in the heart of the Peruvian capital's historical center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Most memorable about this moment? Blondie's Dreaming was blaring from a nearby cafe. People stop and stare at me - We just walk on…
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Billboard in Lima Produces Potable Water

Lima's University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) and the ad agency Mayo DraftFCB have developed a billboard that convert's the Peruvian capital's moist air into potable drinking water. Lima is situated in a desert where annual rains amount to just over half an inch, or 1.5 centimeters, a year. There's lots of humidity in the region however,…
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