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57 Dodge Pick-Up by Greg Gjerdingen

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My most favorite outfits from this past month 💕💙💕

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55 Chevrolet 3800 Panel Truck by Greg Gjerdingen

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57 Cadillac Coupe de Ville by Greg Gjerdingen
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The Alexandria Vintage Car Club had a Fall Cruise that followed the Glacial Ridge Trail. Rich Carlson, President of the Alexandria Club, picked a beautiful day and a gorgeous route from Alexandria to New London. Glenwood A&W and Jorgenson’s Museum in Sunburg were stops along the way.

The Borowitz Report: Alabama Loses Yet Another Fight to Remain in Eighteenth Century

Alabama, whose first attempt to remain in the eighteenth century took place between 1861 and 1865, has never shown signs of giving up the fight, even after being dealt a string of stunning defeats in the nineteen-fifties and nineteen-sixties.

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Above: Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. Photograph by Dave Martin/AP

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Doom 2 in less than 20 minutes (new World Record)

This, my friends, is something that has been building up since November of last year; after a nearly 5-year old “unbreakable” (at the time) 23:25 World Record time, one of the most skilled Doom speedrunners of the past few years, Zero-Master, has been shattering the marks that have been set since then, while innovating new tricks and skips at the same time.

Now, from that point on, the Doom 2 UV-Speed World Record had been lowered all the way down to 20:32. Today, that time is a thing of the past, because the newest Doom 2 WR (that you’re watching right now) has now been set by Zero-Master himself to nineteen minutes and fifty-nine seconds (19:59)!

There’s a lot of tricks and strategies used in this run, and I’m not that well informed when it comes to competitive speedrunning, but Zero-Master himself has a pretty informative FAQ in the video description for all of you to read.

This is as historic as it can get, folks!

It is 11:30 p.m. on the evening of August first, nineteen hundred and fifty one John Blodgett is seventy years old, and I am very tired. I wonder why I don’t go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip one hour more of sleep and live.
—  Sylvia Plath, from The Unabridged Journals Of Sylvia Plath