Kudos to all the diligent folks who took the time to look up the locations of the images in our Name These SoCo Landmarks from Above post last Tuesday. If you didn’t see the post and want to test your knowledge before you see the answers, click HERE before going through the slide show above, which contains the answers to our 36-point Google Maps geography quiz.

Congratulations to Big Something subscriber John Bender who identified every single location by at least one of its facets. He wins a pair of tickets to see Laura Veirs this coming Saturday at Venue 515.

 

2 Responses to Bird's Eye Views of SoCO Revealed

  1. Marina Eckler says:

    Off-subject question: readers, are there any lakes in our area (not including reservoirs)?

  2. Mike Procell says:

    I love aerial photo art Noel, thanks. And Marina, I believe there are many lakes throughout our area and more than you might think throughout the eastern plains ofColorado – a great majority of them are reservoirs, however.

News

AP
January 26, 2015 | NPR · Dish Network soon debuts its Sling TV streaming service, with a small group of cable channels for $20 a month. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans tried it and says Sling TV is a welcome challenge to cable.
 

SkyMall
January 26, 2015 | NPR · News last week that SkyMall’s parent company has filed for bankruptcy protection inspired an outpouring of odes to the kitschy in-flight catalog.
 

Reuters/Landov
January 26, 2015 | NPR · Moderate Syrian rebels took up arms to topple President Bashar Assad. But the U.S. is planning to train them to fight against a different foe, the self-declared Islamic State instead.
 

Arts & Life

AP
January 26, 2015 | NPR · Dish Network soon debuts its Sling TV streaming service, with a small group of cable channels for $20 a month. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans tried it and says Sling TV is a welcome challenge to cable.
 

January 26, 2015 | NPR · In her new book, journalist Jill Leovy studies the epidemic of unsolved murders in African-American neighborhoods and the relationships between police and victims’ relatives, witnesses and suspects.
 

Getty Images
January 26, 2015 | NPR · Megan Mayhew Bergman’s stories about historical women are littered with bad-girl paraphernalia, like smashed-up motorcycles and morphine needles. In this collection, their lives are richly imagined.
 

Music

Courtesy of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
January 26, 2015 | WQXR · Hear the CSO and its charismatic conductor Riccardo Muti in a program showing the muscle and subtlety of the of orchestra in music by Scriabin, Debussy and Mendelssohn.
 

AFP/Getty Images
January 26, 2015 | NPR · Greek songman Demis Roussos lived an enormously colorful life, from his start as a prog-rock pioneer to being held captive by Hezbollah terrorists. He died Sunday at age 68 in Athens.
 

Courtesy of the artist
January 26, 2015 | KCRW · KCRW’s Jason Bentley spins music by Panda Bear, A-Trak, Gorgon City and more in a two-hour EDM mix.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab