The German designer Christian Susana created an intelligent mobile home. It has a flexible living space with individually applicable multi-functional modules. Equipped with auto technology and modern amenities this RV can be a small car when you don’t need the RV and a whole RV when you actually need one.
Colim Caravan with 2 Detachable Parts: Car and Mobile Home
The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (aka. Hi-SEAS) – a human spaceflight analog for Mars located on the slopes of the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii – just kicked off its third research mission designed to simulate manned missions on Mars. Located at an elevation of 2500 meters (8,200 feet) above sea level, the analog site is located in a dry, rocky environment that is very cold and subject to very little precipitation. While there, the crew of Mission Three will conduct detailed research studies to determine what is required to sustain a space flight crew during an extended mission to Mars and while living on Mars. The six-member team includes Martha Lenio (Commander), Allen Mirkadyrov, Sophie Milam, Neil Sheibelhut, Jocelyn Dunn, and Zak Wilson, with Ed Fix and Micheal Castro in Reserve. This crew will spend the next 254 days living in conditions that closely resemble those present on the Martian surface. Explore further: Second HI-SEAS Mars space analog study begins
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New Upgrade to Pixelmator Strengthens Case for it being the Best Photo Editing App on the Mac. · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyJeffrey Bradbury
May 26, 2016 Today, Pixelmator announced the arrival of version 3.5 of it’s powerful yet inexpensive graphic editing application. For the last 5 years, Pixelmator has been my go-to application for all of the graphic work on TeacherCast. Where there are several advantages to learning how to use the more popular Adobe Photoshop, I find Pixelmator to be exactly the one application I can depend on time and time again. Pixelmator has two advantages that make it a stand out, often recommended application. First is that it is iCloud based. this means that no matter what computer I happen to be working on, I know all of my TeacherCast graphics are with me ready for creating my next post. Pixelmator has all of the features you would want in a traditional photo editor. Here is a list of the new features found in Pixelmator version 3.5 Other improvements and fixes
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Method one: Publish the Doc to the web In Docs, click on File > Publish to the web > Publish > OK. On the next screen, you’ll get the public link to the Doc. Copy that, and open a new tab. Paste in the link and go to the document. Right-click it again, and choose “Save Image As” to download the full-sized image to your computer. Method two: Save it as an HTML file (good for multiple images) In Docs, go to File > Download as > Web Page (.html, zipped). Download the file, extract it on your desktop, and then navigate into the images folder, where you can find all of the images that were contained in the file. Method three: Use this nifty add-on In Docs, go to Add-ons > Get add-ons > search for Image Extractor. Again in your Doc, head back up to Add-ons > Image Extractor > Start.Choose the image you want to download, name it in the text box appearing on the right side of your screen, and click Download image. And just like that, your image will immediately start downloading. Bonus tip
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A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. - Robert Frost After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money. - Helen Gurley Brown Age considers; youth ventures. - Rabindranath Tagore Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. - Tom Stoppard Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life. - Kitty O'Neill Collins As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. - Andrew Carnegie As men get older, the toys get more expensive. - Marvin DavisI don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon.
Active Hydra is a two-component polyurethane injection resin which ensures high reactivity, excellent mechanical strength and chemical stability. Active Hydra is designed for waterproofing and consolidation of rocks, friable land and structures affected by high-pressure water, as well as to convey water in aquifers and fill voids and cavities. Packaging Active Hydra COMP. Features Does not contain halogens and CFCsReaction start on contact with waterAlways hardens: with or without waterImmediate reaction Applications TunnelsDams and hydraulic worksWells MiningAir gapsSub-foundations Specifications (at +20°C and 60% R.H.)
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Tight Knot is a two component resin made of organic minerals. Although it is not expandable, it is characterised by its excellent chemical stability, mechanical resistance and flexibility. Tight knot is used for water proofing fractured rock, consolidation of loose land and rock, crack and cavity filling. Application Area Tunnelling Mining Dams Reservoirs Aqueducts Features The presence of water does not affect the reaction processNot flammableHardens rapidlyHas thixotropic properties that appear as soon as the two components are mixed.Non-toxic and non-pollutant Specifications (at +20°C and 60% R.H.)
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A Step by Step Guide on How to Find Flickr CC Licensed Images to Use in Class
May 13, 2016 Flickr is a powerful photo sharing and hosting platform. It provides a host of excellent features that allows you to easily search for and find pictures and images to use in your instruction. We are talking here about pictures licensed under a Creative Commons License or in public domaine. 1- Search photos by license Photos on Flickr are classified under different licenses. To know which license the photo comes under and what you are allowed to do with it, click on 'Some rights reserved' and you will be directed to a page where you get more details on the license under question. 2- Search photos by date taken This feature allows you to restrict your search to photos or videos that were taken or uploaded within a definite timeframe. 3- Search with SafeSearch on This is especially useful when using Flickr with students. 4- Flickr Groups ‘Flickr groups are a great way to share photos, post comments, and hold discussions around a common theme’.
The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources – The Edublogger
So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined: Subjects: Does a site focus on specific genres of images, or is it a mass collection of various image types? High Resolution: Lots of great image resources emerged in the pre-Web 2.0 phase, but it wasn’t until bandwidth dramatically increased that allowed for the uploading of much higher resolution images suitable for editing and printing. License: The licenses vary extremely from source to source. Safety: Government sites and many specific subject collections are extremely safe for students to use. Search Engines While these websites do not actually contribute image content themselves, they’re able to index images in a way that makes it easier to search for free content. Category Favorite: Bing Images Bing Images Compfight Creative Commons Search Everystockphoto HiveStock
On a fairly regular basis I'm asked for suggestions on places to find public domain images. I have a handful of go-to sites that I usually recommend. Pixabay is currently my first recommendation for a place to find and download quality public domain images. You can search on Pixabay by using keywords or you can simply browse through the library of images. When you find an image you can download it in the size that suits your needs. Every Stock Photo is a search engine for public domain and Creative Commons licensed pictures. The Morgue File photo collection contains thousands of images that anyone can use for free in academic or commercial presentations. Each time that I visit it the Flickr Commons collection seems to have grown. Bing has an option for finding public domain images.
5 Good Places for Students to Find Public Domain Images
Nature is cruel. There is no getting round that. Some creatures inflict all manner of horrible torments on others in order to feed and reproduce, or even just to play. Many species across the animal kingdom are cannibals, eating members of their own species for sustenance or dominance. But there is one behaviour that is even more extreme than simple cannibalism. We asked our readers if they had ever heard about animals eating themselves. It is better to lose a limb than to lose your life "I don't think any animal would deliberately try to consume itself for sustenance.... kind of defeats the self-preservation part [of] desperate eating," says Selina Tick Konkin. This is true, and distressingly well-documented. One unfortunate tiger in Tesso Nilo National Park in central Sumatra was photographed in 2007 with a front paw missing. However, none of these are cases of autocannibalism. Extreme as these acts are, there is a clear logic to them. William T. Similarly, James B.
Earth - Autocannibalism is when you eat bits of your own body
Agnes Martin, a Matter-of-Fact Mystic
The abstract painter Agnes Martin died in 2004, at the age of ninety-two, and a new retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum affirms that the greatness of her work has only amplified in the years since. That’s something of a surprise: no setting would seem less congenial to the strict angles of Martin’s paintings than the curves of Frank Lloyd Wright’s creamy seashell. I also worried that the work’s repetitive formulas—grids and stripes, mostly gray or palely colored, often six feet square—would add aesthetic fatigue to the mild toll of a hike up the ramp. Each canvas, as selected and installed by the curators, Tiffany Bell and Tracey Bashkoff, evinces a particular character. The show starts with a late climax: “The Islands I-XII” (1979), a dozen paintings in acrylic that at first glance appear almost identically all-white but which deploy differently proportioned horizontal bands and pencilled lines. “The Islands” crowned the second act of Martin’s career.
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Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 34,755,780 photos (See more) Attribution-NoDerivs License » 9,316,699 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License » 43,398,082 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial License » 23,359,340 photos (See more) Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License » 47,512,499 photos (See more) Attribution-ShareAlike License » 17,250,884 photos (See more) Public Domain Dedication (CC0) » 1,007,121 photos (See more) Public Domain Mark » 2,920,778 photos (See more) "Creative Commons is a non-profit that offers an alternative to full copyright." creativecommons.org Briefly... Attribution means: You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work - and derivative works based upon it - but only if they give you credit.
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