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MOBIUS
22-01-2014, 13:51:43
At 1651′53.748″N 1157′13.362″E in the Sahara desert there is an intriguing landmark - the outline of an aeroplane pointing in the direction of Paris. Visible on satellite pictures, this beautiful image, like a tattoo on the landscape, has been a viral hit.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25643103

Really moving and thought-provoking story...

zmama
22-01-2014, 15:26:07
Thanks, I didn't know much about this story.

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:14:48
Did you really read it?

Funko
22-01-2014, 16:25:49
It was a viral hit a couple of months ago. Speedy BBC.

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:28:24
Star wars kid!

zmama
22-01-2014, 16:29:54
Did you really read it?

I read it all, even cereal boxes :gasmaske:

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:33:50
You need a life. And new shoes.

zmama
22-01-2014, 16:44:05
I have Counterglow. Life and shoes are overrated.

C.G.B. Spender
22-01-2014, 16:51:53
everything is overrated

Lurker
22-01-2014, 17:42:27
Not beer. :mad:

jsorense
22-01-2014, 17:51:57
Counter glow is under rated IMHO .

Mr. Bas
23-01-2014, 01:48:32
Spaces are overrated. Beer is definitely not.

MOBIUS
23-01-2014, 09:29:46
It was a viral hit a couple of months ago. Speedy BBC.

Funko is kewl and we arrrrr not...:cool:

Funko
23-01-2014, 10:13:47
Young fool... Only now, at the end, do you truly understand.