Friday, February 13, 2009

Mood of the Market: "Rainy and gray, then colder and darker".

Headline and photo lifted from Maryland Weather:

Sun Photo/Algerina Perna 2005

On the other hand, three thousand miles from Wall Street in Orange County:
The End of the Rainbow

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"No leprechauns were harmed in the taking of this photo"

From the OCRegister:

UPDATE (Monday, 5:23 p.m.)

...Several readers have said in the Comments section that they think this image was PhotoShopped. Nick: But it appears that this image is genuine. I have now had it reviewed by 7 people — 3 veteran photographers, a top-notch graphic designer who specializes in PhotoShop,m and 3 meteorologists at the National Weather Service. We also uploaded the image to Flickr and checked the lat/long of the image, which was taken with an iPhone. The info box says the photo was taken where the reader said it was taken. And the info text says the photo was not manipulated.

So why not a little "She's a Rainbow" (World of Twist cover):