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Tiny bridges, big adventures

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Earlier tonight

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Planet of the apes

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We’re getting better at being lonely.

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‘Yègellé Tezeta (my own memory)’ by Mulatu Astatke
This for me is the signature track of a label called Éthiopiques, which might also be the name for an incredibly interesting niche on the internet. Here’s some more if you feel adventurous: https://soundcloud.com/roelven/sets/epic-thiopiques

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Things I learned: Pedestrian traffic light buttons in NYC are called “Placebo Buttons”

These buttons don’t actually do anything during peek times.

Take one very busy crossing - at the intersection between Regent Street and Cavendish Place, near the BBC’s HQ in London - and you immediately start to doubt the button’s efficacy.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23869955