London commuters woke up to a surprise this morning — clouds of Saharan dust. This SoundCloud playlist has variations on “cities” and “sand.”
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Russian cartoonist Sergei Elkin with an April Fools day cartoon that’s only partly in jest. The guy on the left, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, visited Crimea on Monday and held a cabinet meeting, pretty much saying the annexation of Crimea is a done deal, despite John Kerry and his four hours of talks with Russia’s foreign minister on Sunday.
Faiysal AliKhan, a fellow at the New America Foundation, just returned from a research trip in Afghanistan. One thing he noticed was the generational divide and how that’s a factor in the presidential election set for April 5th.
Yesterday’s Geo Quiz was about the attempt to restore the Colorado River by artificial flood.
Geo Quiz producer David Leveille found this spoof feud between Robert Redford and Will Ferrell to promote Redford’s “Raise the River” project.