Too Good to be True
September 5, 2003
Too Good to be True

Anyone else wonder why there was somehow no cloud cover over nearly a quarter of the Earth's surface the night of the blackout? Or why the "blackout" area was actually black, as opposed to the faint dark blue of the rest of the unlighted areas? A simple level adjustment reveals the crude deception. The idiots even spilled a bunch of their digital ink into the Atlantic! Volunteers are frantically trying to save thousands of virtual seabirds as we speak.

I hope the entrants in our digital-crayon contest can do a little better than that. Actually, I'm hoping for any entrant, as usual...

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