Friday Faire.–an eclectic list of 15 interesting things, July 15, 2011.

Charles Wille went to prison for crimes against butter
Charles Wille was sent to the Federal
Penitentiary at Leavenworth in 1915
for crimes against butter.


World record waterfall decent in a
kayak off Palouse Falls, Washington.
186 ft, 56.7 meters.

  1. Crimes against butter – people imprison for selling margarine. (U.S. National Archives)
  2. Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus – this is the virus that shutdown the Iranian nuclear fuel enrichment centrifuges.
  3. Göbekli Tepe – the oldest known stone human-made community and place of worship yet discovered.
  4. Chihuly – fantastic glass art.
  5. Tittle – a small distinguishing mark, such as the dot over a lowercase i or j.
  6. Photopic Sky Survey – Fully interactive map of the night sky composed of 37000 pictures stitched together by one man.
  7. Do nothing for 2 minutes.
  8. Crossword Clue Solver
  9. Portrait of America – Mobile free photo booth in an old VW van traveling cross country, capturing pictures of people.
  10. Palouse Falls – an upper falls of ~20 feet (6.1m)  and a lower falls od ~180 feet (55 m ). (Wikipedia)
  11. Code Talkers – American Indian heroes of World War II (National Museum of American Indians).
  12. Butterflies and Moths of North America – collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera.
  13. Captured: The Ruins of Detroit – French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city.
  14. J.K. Rowling Official Site
  15. Reflections
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