Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Daily Planet

This ain't your daddy's Replogle (or maybe it is.)

Though the picture doesn't do it justice, this enormous globe on the World Liquors sign in St. Petersburg is honkin' huge. While impressive and awe-inspiring to behold up close and in person, it's not exactly precise - Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas are missing, and the Tierra del Fuego tip of Argentina is a lot closer to Antarctica than that. But who among us would demand navigational accuracy from an alcoholic refueling center?

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