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November 18th, 2013

NCN Takes a Working Holiday

Posted by Hariman in no caption needed


We’ll be immersed in traveling and other obligations for the next two weeks, to return on December 2.  In the meantime, you might try to guess what these guys are doing.  First one to get it right will receive a year’s free subscription to

Photograph by Francois Xavier Marit/AFP-Getty Images.  We’ll update with the correct answer when we return.

Update: The photo is of competitors in the men’s 10-meter synchro platform preliminary diving event in the FINA World Championships at the Piscina Municipal de Montjuic in Barcelona, July 21, 2013.

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  1. WD Markle said,

    on November 27th, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    This is so easy. Thinking of a recent NYT piece, November 27, 2013
    With Glut of Lonely Men, China Has an Approved Outlet for Unrequited Lust

    This is a picture of some innovative Chinese solution to … something.

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