20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects. Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff. 111 Web Apps to Rule Them All. Our original roundup of 100 Web Apps to Rule Them All was published in May, 2011.
Nearly a year later, we’re back with over a dozen new apps … and sadly with a few of our original favorites removed since they hit the deadpool. We’ve added the newest apps to the top of this roundup article, so you can quickly see our new favorites. Today, more than ever before, you can get much of your work done right from your browser. There’s web apps for almost everything, and increasingly they work from mobile devices, have beautifully designed interfaces that rival native apps, and work together to make your online life easier. Mind Mapping - mindmapping.com.
Ice Peak (20080116_1093) Liquid Art & Droplet Photography. "QUANTUM SHOT" #325(rev)Link - article by Avi Abrams One Ordinary Drop of Water: Liquid Art & Droplet Photography It certainly takes great skill and very good equipment to create these frozen-in-time "water sculptures", in every captured frame revealing the inherent energy and the beautiful dynamics of flowing, cascading and dripping water: ("Dew-Soaked Dandelions" by Sharon Johnstone, see more here) Some artists decide to substitute water with more viscous liquids, which leads to even more psychedelic, "lava lamp"-like effects.
But more often than not, simply playing with ambient color and light distribution is enough to produce an outstanding effect. Luiz Luxvich makes startlingly clear images of splashing water This master of liquid photography lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and has the most fantastic gallery online, bursting with variety of colorful creations: (images credit: Luiz Luxvich) (images credit: JPV) The 30 Most Incredible Photographs of Volcanic Eruptions. Puyehue Volcano, Chile – Photograph by CLAUDIO SANTANA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES The recent photographs from the volcanic eruption in Chile stirred up memories from last year’s disruptive volcano in Iceland as well as the incredible undersea volcano in Tonga the year prior.
When volcanoes erupt, it’s a startling reminder to the awesome and terrifying power of Nature. From enormous plumes of ash to spewing lava and the menacing look of volcanic lightning, eruptions are a nature photographer’s dream. Here is a collection of the 30 most incredible photographs of volcanic eruptions both past and present.
20-Striking-Natural-Disasters.jpg (JPEG Image, 900 × 630 pixels) Marilyn Monroe: Rare Early Photos of a Hollywood Icon in 1949. “I’m sending only brief captions,” a LIFE magazine correspondent wrote to his editors in February 1949, in notes accompanying photographs of a little-known actress with a few small roles in mediocre films under her belt.
“For one thing, time is of the essence in getting the pictures to a plane. For another, the processes shot are not terribly complicated, showing as they do how Marilyn trains herself for hoped-for movie stardom by consulting specialists in singing, dancing and drama and how she is worked on by them in the effort to produce a wrapped-up package of talent to back up her photogenic sex appeal.” How Marilyn trains herself for hoped-for movie stardom. That casual mention of Marilyn Monroe, made in the context of a struggling young actress, is hard to reconcile with the image most movie fans harbor of arguably the single most famous film star of the 20th century.
Marilyn Monroe: Rare Early Photos of a Hollywood Icon in 1949. Yellowstone Is Rising on Swollen "Supervolcano" November 8, 2007 Yellowstone National Park is rising.
Its central region, called the Yellowstone caldera, has been moving upward since mid-2004 at a rate of up to three inches (seven centimeters) a year—more than three times faster than has ever been measured. The surface is inflating like a bellows due to an infusion of magma about 6 miles (10 kilometers) underground, according to a new study published in tomorrow's issue of the journal Science. But that doesn't mean Yellowstone is about to go the way of Mount St. Helens. "There's no evidence of an imminent eruption or hydrothermal explosion," said Robert Smith, a geophysics professor at the University of Utah who co-authored the study.
Yellowstone Has Bulged as Magma Pocket Swells. The simmering volcano has produced major eruptions—each a thousand times more powerful than Mount St.
Nature's Fury: 30 Chilling Photos of Natural Hazards. Supercell Thunderstorm in Montana – Photograph by Sean Heavey From violent volcanoes to horrifying hurricanes, Mother Nature’s fury is a sight to behold.
With so much human conflict and suffering, we often underestimate the awesome and destructive power of nature. Ice Peak (20080116_1093) Alaska Volcano Observatory. Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. Mh = Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone Monthly Update Thursday, April 03, 2014 1:57 PM MDT Current Volcano Alert Level: NORMAL Current Aviation Color Code: GREEN YVO's Mission The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory provides timely monitoring and hazard assessment of volcanic, hydrothermal, and earthquake activity in the Yellowstone Plateau region.
FAQ about Recent News Reports - Earthquake, Ground Uplift, Animal Movement, and HeliumApril 02, 2014 Recent weeks have seen a flurry of news, real and imagined, about the Yellowstone volcanic system. Below is a brief FAQ about several topics that have appeared in recent news reports. Has earthquake activity at Yellowstone increased dramatically over the last month? Cumulative earthquake counts (provided by the University of Utah) located in region north of the Caldera, centered near Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, from April 1994 to April 2014.
Volcano Livecams - Volcano Livecam. If you add a link, please add it in the form: "volcano name livecam of source" and also add it to the related volcano category.
Please register on the left side near the bottom for this. Thank you for your contribution! See on the bottom of the page for a map which is showing all the registered livecams. Klick on this link to get a list of all volcanoes covered in this directory. Thanks to Fred Rostorfer, Jamie Trouskie, Kevin Rogers, J.
Thanks also to the different other volcano live cam sites like Stromboli Online, John Seach, Eruptions blog, Volcanism Blog and many more. USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) Mount St. Helens VolcanoCams - Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Welcome!
Welcome to the home of the Mount St. Storage - The Amazing Longsheng Rice Terraces. Village elders have a saying in Longsheng: where there is soil there is a terrace. Two hours ride from the city of Guilin in Guanxi province the problem of growing rice on steep hills was long ago solved. From the Yuan Dynasty at the end of the thirteenth century the colossal task of terracing the Longsheng hills to provide a rice harvest began.
It took four hundred years for the terraces, also known as Longjii, to be built. During that time countless generations toiled on the terraces to ensure the annual rice harvest which did little more than feed their families. Yet in their efforts to provide for their families they produced a scene of tremendous beauty. The place changes from season to season. Per___2011_04115.jpg (JPEG Image, 740 × 558 pixels) Storage - 60 Stunning Satellite Photos of Earth. Looking at nature from different perspectives can create stunning compositions for your photographs. This couldn’t be more true than when we look at our planet from outer space and appreciate the reality of its beauty from such an incredible and rarely seen perspective.
The images in this compilation are from the Landsat 7 satellite and were created to introduce the general public to the Landsat Program. Various combinations of the eight Landsat 7 spectral bands were selected to create the vivid RGB composites that we have featured. Here are 60 absolutely stunning images of the Earth as seen from outer space. Click on the images for large resolution versions which you can use as wallpapers. 10 Years of Gorgeous Images of Earth From Space.
Pearltrees tips. Stained Glass Patterns - ART:ERY. Chantal's Stained Glass Patterns. Stained Glass Pattern Listing - free stained glass patterns. Beginner Stained Glass. Recommended equipment The following equipment is recommended for beginners for price and suitable quality. 100 W Weller soldering iron Toyo pencil grip oil cutter Inland grinder with 3/4" grinding bit Glass breaking pliers Recommended supplies These are the minimum supplies to get you started: An easy pattern: beginner stained glass pattern #1 or beginner stained glass pattern #2 Colored, transparent glass (Spectrum is recommeded), totalling 2 square feet.
One roll Edco black backed foil, 7/32" width One lb 60/40 solid core solder Flux for stained glass Black patina Black marker for glass Optional equipment You might eventually find the following useful: Pattern shears Lightbox Running pliers 1/4" grinding bit All the instructions you need can be found below, simply follow the links in order: Chantal's Stained Glass Patterns #2. Stained Glass Patterns.
Marilyn Monroe in 1949: Early Photos of a Movie Icon in Training. 24 Cats That Really Love Sinks. African Bat Pictures.