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Jay Lake
Date: 2007-04-16 05:54
Subject: "The largest uniform climatic feature on Earth"
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Tags:science, tech, weird
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a/k/a the North Pacific Gyre.

All mimsy were the borogroves, before they drowned and drifted away on a current of debris.

Also, I wonder how this would have affected the end of Snowcrash.

(Thanks to lillypond)
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User: etcet
Date: 2007-04-16 13:37 (UTC)
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Other than provide sustenance for Hiro and Juanita, whose presumed escape was never investigated?

Stephenson does a lot of things well, but "end" is not one of them. I think "Zodiac" is the only book of his that didn't wrap up hideously, abruptly, inappropriately, or some combination of the above.
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