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From: Jeff PetersDate: Wednesday 8 April 2009 10.22amTo: David ThorneSubject: Membership Renewal Dear David This is a friendly reminder to let you know your gym membership expired last week. Jeff and his magic spandex pants. Jeff and his magic spandex pants.
They say there are places in this world that anyone should see them at least once in life. Although we want each of you to go see them live, and we offer in the form of photos below. If I had to redo the path for real, the steps you would wear in Norway in Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Croatia, China and Bora Bora. Whether it will attract the ocean or dream of green forests and endless, fascinating places of the world is waiting to delight. And who knows how many are still undiscovered? Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Places to see at least once in life Places to see at least once in life
Gregory Euclide is an artist and teacher living in the Minnesota River Valley. During his twenty-five minute lunch periods at school, Euclide began creating temporary paintings on whiteboard as a demonstration to his students of the impermanence of nature. He relates this concept to societyʼs impact on the natural world by stating, “When people get to know nature and spend time in it, they start to realize how their actions affect it.” Images from his project "Laid Down & Wiped Away" are created using mainly Japanese Sumi ink, erasers and paper towels. Teacher creates works of art during lunch break | Photo Gallery Teacher creates works of art during lunch break | Photo Gallery
Badass of the Week: Juliane Koepcke Juliane Koepcke On Christmas Eve 1971, in the skies above the desolate, remote jungles of Peru, LANSA Flight 508 got its ass rocked like a hurricane by a ginormous bolt of lightning that blew the entire fuselage apart like a humongoid human-filled flying pipe bomb with wings. Juliane Koepcke, a quiet seventeen year-old high school senior on her way to visit her father, fell two miles out of the sky, without a parachute, crunching into the dirt floor of the Amazon Rain Forest with enough velocity to fracture the skull of Bahamut the World Fish. When she somehow miraculously awoke and came to her senses (a feat which few of her fellow passengers managed to accomplish), she was still strapped in to her seat. Badass of the Week: Juliane Koepcke
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Ribbit! Frog All Lit Up by Swallowed Christmas Light Photo: James Snyder The Daily Dozen feature on National Geographic, edited by photo editor Susan Welchman, is a treasure trove of neat "Your Shots" photos submitted by the magazine's readers (a selection of which will actually appear on the magazine itself - talk about awesome!). I particularly like this one, submitted by James Snyder who wrote: This is a Cuban tree frog on a tree in my backyard in southern Florida. How and why he ate this light is a mystery. It should be noted that at the time I was taking this photo, I thought this frog was dead having cooked himself from the inside. Ribbit! Frog All Lit Up by Swallowed Christmas Light
Curiosities: Living With the Worlds Largest Rodent Meet Caplin Rous, a large, domesticated rodent known as a capybara. "He's very needy but I love him to death," says owner Melanie Typaldos, who adopted the pet from a breeder two and a half years ago when he was just 11 days old. "He loves to lick my face and forehead and just follow me around everywhere." The 100-lb. capybara munches on grass most of the day (the creatures are herbivores) to maintain his figure. Curiosities: Living With the Worlds Largest Rodent
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In 1903, a prisoner named Will West arrived at Leavenworth. The record clerk took the photographs above and, thinking he remembered West, asked whether he had been there before. West said no. The clerk took some measurements, went to the file, and produced this record, bearing the name William West: Amazed, the prisoner said, “That’s my picture, but I don’t know where you got it, for I know I have never been here before.” Mistaken Identity | Futility Closet - StumbleUpon Mistaken Identity | Futility Closet - StumbleUpon
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Electromagnetic fields cause fluorescent bulbs to glow | Doobybrain.com Here’s an interesting photo from Matthew Wahl’s Flickr showing the glow from fluorescent tubes as a direct result of the electromagnetic field surrounding overhead power lines. The fluorescent tubes are not plugged in to any power source. Photo: Peter Dibdin Richard Box, an artist-in-residence at Bristol University’s physics department, was one of the first people to discover the phenomenon. He describes it below: A fluorescent tube glows when an electrical voltage is set up across it. Electromagnetic fields cause fluorescent bulbs to glow | Doobybrain.com
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Nature Attacks! | greenopolis recycling rewards Nature Attacks! | greenopolis recycling rewards Sometimes Mother Nature is a bitch….. These photos are taken from ones we’ve seen floating around the web. It’s not all Bambi out there folks… These guys obviously escaped from an Alfred Hitchcock movie… I hope the door’s unlocked!
When 5-year-old May Pierstorff asked to visit her grandmother, her parents had no money to buy a rail ticket. So they mailed her. On Feb. 19, 1914, May’s parents presented her at the post office in Grangeville, Idaho, and proposed mailing her parcel post to Lewiston, some 75 miles away. The postmaster found that the “package” was just under the 50-pound weight limit, so he winked at their plan, classed May as a baby chick, and attached 53 cents in stamps to her coat. May passed the entire trip in the train’s mail compartment–and was duly delivered to her grandparents in Lewiston by mail clerk Leonard Mochel. Discount Travel |Futility Closet Discount Travel |Futility Closet
My name is Chad. I'm a student at a university in New York. I just moved to a studio apartment and needed some furniture. I found a guy on Craigslist that wanted to desperately get rid of his things at super cheap prices so I went to check it out. He sold things in bulk to get rid of as much things as possible. The Bitterroot Footage
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