Postal/ZIP codes cartography: mapping the administrative organization

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All original images are freely reusable with a link to this post (CC-BY 4.0 Licence). Postal codes numbering is an excercise that all states conduct differently. Some go from one end of the country to another. Some previously cut the country into regions.

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The anti-Wonka candy factory  JUL 21 2014

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In 2011, Magnum photographer Martin Parr visited the Teddy Grays candy factory near Birmingham, England that makes old-fashioned candy with Wonka-esque names — Mint Humbugs, Nutty Brittles, Spearminties.

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Listen to Comcast torture Ryan Block and Veronica Belmont as they try to cancel service

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“So this weekend, Ryan and I attempted to cancel Comcast over the phone,” says Veronica Belmont. “This is how it went down.” Listen here. Trigger warning for anyone who’s ever been through this. You will have a raging PTSD episode. Remixers, start your engines.

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Video Of The Week: The High Road With Mario Batali

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A month or so ago, I taped an episode of The High Road With Mario Batali. We went to the Frick Museum, we bowled in the basement of the Frick, we ate grilled cheese sandwiches, and we rode around on the upper level of a double decker bus. Mario asked me a bunch of questions along the way.

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