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And now for something completely off-topic...
"Inspired by the open source childcare," writes Aidan Taus, "I thought I'd share this open source ice cream parlor (Café-Konditorei Hagmann) in Krems, Austria."
"I considered the environment very hard before printing the email," writes Jan Willem B, "but I doubt if this will make up for the 100% increase in environmental damage that was caused by this sentence."
"I took this picture in the garage of my apartment building here in Denver, CO," Mike Eck wrote, "I don't know which of my neighbors this belongs to, but I'm sure I'd like them. I really want to get a custom plate of my own that says FOREACH, and staring parking my car next to theirs."
"Pictograms are great in relaying simple messages," writes Leo Mekenkamp, "for example, this one I spotted on the Amsterdam G.V.B. tell you not to eat or drink in trams, that smoking is not allowed, that you may be recorded on camera, that you should have a valid ticket, and of course that at the same time bicycles are allowed as well as not allowed."