Valeria showed me a cool website where you can check out how many people have a certain surname and where they live in Italy. You can also check in the USA on the site. Play around with it here (hint: try words you wouldn't expect to be surnames)
These are some of my favorite found items that I've collected over the years. You can really get a glimpse at the human condition by collecting things like this. Although I haven't sent them in, a great place to find more of this is the Michigan based FOUND Magazine. Click on the images to get a better view...
A list of band names: "Fatback Band, Royz Royce, Con Funk Shun, Catch The Beat, Keith Sweat, Ludacris" and a scene from pacman.
When I was a kid I collected baseball cards. A few months ago I started looking through them again and found a high number of worried, disgusted ballplayers on those cards. This is a selection of some of my favorites. It almost seems like the coach told them that something horrible was going to happen to them on the field and they're all wondering 'should I go out there? should I?'.
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