Lembah Spa in Ubud, Bali. Bourtange Star Fort in Groningen, Netherlands. Oct 10, 2011 Photograph by Gebruiker:Bourtange Bourtange (53.0066°N 7.1920°E) is a star fort and village in the Westerwolde region of the Dutch province of Groningen.
The 10 Greatest Low Pass Flybys of All Time. Mar 4, 2010 As if the world of crazy Fighter Jets and Dogfights were not enough, pilots periodically get the urge to take it even further.
Enter the ‘low pass flyby’, which takes ‘cutting it close’ to the extreeeeeeeeeeeeeeme! Check out the YouTube video I made below of the Top 10: Greatest Low Flybys of All Time, ALL TIME! If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: Concealed Enemy Got You Down? TwistedSifter. Apr 9, 2014 Standing on the Bulbous Bow of the World’s Largest Ocean Liner Photograph by James Morgan / Cunard Line Cunard recently captured dramatic photographs of Captain Kevin Oprey, Master of Queen Mary 2, standing on the ship’s bulbous bow a mile off the coast of Bali during the ship’s World Cruise in her 10th anniversary year.
A bulbous bow is a protruding bulb at the bow… Read More » The 2014 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists. This Day In History – October 12th. Artwork by Dioscoro Teofilo Puebla Tolin Many countries in the New World and elsewhere celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas, which occurred on October 12, 1492, as an official holiday.
The event is celebrated as Columbus Day in the United States, as Dia de la Raza in many countries in Latin America, as Discovery Day in the Bahamas, as Dia de la Hispanidad, Fiesta Nacional in Spain, Dia del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural (Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity) in Argentina and as Dia de las Americas (Day of the Americas) in Uruguay. These holidays have been celebrated unofficially since the late 18th century, and officially in various areas since the early 20th century. A lookout on the Pinta, Rodrigo de Triana (also known as Juan Rodriguez Bermeo), spotted land about 2 a.m. on the morning of October 12, 1492.
Columbus called the island (in what is now The Bahamas) San Salvador; the natives called it Guanahani. 20 Most Inspirational Quotes by Steve Jobs. Oct 6, 2011 The world lost a visionary yesterday.
The outpouring of support and admiration has been remarkable. Fun with pics.