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Click and drag the arrow to change the direction of launch of the spaceship. Choose Jupiter's path distance (the shortest distance of the initial launch point from Jupiter's orbital path) and initial speed of the spaceship. RESET: puts Jupiter into ready position at far left START: Jupiter begins moving at its orbital speed. Animal did you knows. A Little History of the World Wide Web. See also How It All Started presentation materials from the W3C 10th Anniversary Celebration and other references. from 1945 to 1995 Vannevar Bush writes an article in Atlantic Monthly about a photo-electrical-mechanical device called a Memex, for memory extension, which could make and follow links between documents on microfiche.

A Little History of the World Wide Web

10 Cool Things You May Not Know About The Museum's Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. Amazing and Interesting Facts Generator – Mental Floss. Human Body in a Vacuum. The Question (Submitted June 03, 1997)

Human Body in a Vacuum

Bettie Page, FBI Consultant. APRIL 12--Though J.

Bettie Page, FBI Consultant

Edgar Hoover's minions often probed the interstate transportation of obscene material featuring Bettie Page, the notorious pin-up model was nonetheless willing to help agents when it came to FBI inquiries about the production of certain 'flagellation and bondage pictures,' according to bureau records. When a 1957 police drug raid on a Harlem apartment turned up a cache of obscene magazines and photos, paddles, a riding crop, a whip, and lengths of chain, rawhide, and rope, FBI agents contacted Page for some expert guidance. Specifically, they wanted to know if the apartment was a photo studio where obscene material was produced. According to this memo sent to Hoover, Page told investigators that she 'had never heard of that type of photography being made in Harlem.'

An agent reported that Page also advised that the 'flagellation and bondage pictures that she had posed for' were shot 'in photographic studios or photographers apartments.' Caught on camera: The stunning moment Venus peeps out from behind crescent Moon after eclipse. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 17:11 GMT, 17 May 2010 A rare celestial show unfolded this evening as Venus was eclipsed by the crescent Moon.

Caught on camera: The stunning moment Venus peeps out from behind crescent Moon after eclipse

Known to astronomers as planetary occultation, the phenomenon was observed in the twilight sky when the Moon came between Venus and the Earth. An occultation is an event that happens when one object is hidden by another object that passes between it and the observer. Occultation: Venus appears on the other side of the moon having just been eclipsed by the satellite Venus eclipses are rare and occur only when the Earth, Moon and Venus are in alignment with one another. The Shapes of Medieval Swords. Medieval Sword Shapes - Their unique shapes and changes over the centuries.

The Shapes of Medieval Swords

The King is Back! More From the Anal-Retentive Pencil Tip Sculptor « How-To News. Yes, that's Elvis Presley.

The King is Back! More From the Anal-Retentive Pencil Tip Sculptor « How-To News

The SwissMiniGun" Speed Trap Sharing System - Trapster. Free Text-to-Speech (TTS) Avatar Widget by SitePal. A Village in Holland with no roads « Funny Pictures wallpapers paintings collections. 40 Stunning Photos of Beautiful Clouds. Clouds are the noble contributor for awesome photos.

40 Stunning Photos of Beautiful Clouds

Have a look at these following photos: #1, #2, #3, and #4. They are some of the really great examples of natural portraits taken by professional photographers and as you can see, in each of every photo, the clouds defines or deliver the dramatic effect. Moving on, clouds comes in various forms and some can only be seen in certain weather and places. Taking a decent photo of beautiful cloud is no easy task. (Image source: prelovac) Here, with great attempts we collected various stunning photographs of clouds. Beautiful Clouds. Magenta Ain't A Colour. You should have seen a green afterimage, but why is this significant?

Magenta Ain't A Colour

The afterimage always shows the colour that is complementary to the colour of the image. Complementary colours are those that are exact opposites in the way the eye perceives them. It is a common misconception that red is complementary to green. However, if you try the same experiment as above with a red image, you will see a turquoise afterimage, since red is actually complementary to turquoise. Similarly, orange is complementary to blue, and yellow to violet.

10 Most Fascinating Castles and Palaces - (castles of the world, malbork castle) The Potala Palace: Tibet's greatest monumental structure Perched upon Marpo Ri hill, 130 meters above the Lhasa valley, the Potala Palace rises a further 170 meters and is the greatest monumental structure in all of Tibet.

10 Most Fascinating Castles and Palaces - (castles of the world, malbork castle)

In 637 Emperor Songtsen Gampo decided to build this palace on a hill, and the structure stood until the seventeenth century, when it was incorporated into the foundations of the greater buildings still standing today. Construction of the present palace began in 1645 during the reign of the fifth Dalai Lama and by 1648 the Potrang Karpo, or White Palace, was completed. The Potrang Marpo, or Red Palace, was added between 1690 and 1694; its construction required the labors of more than 7000 workers and 1500 artists and craftsman. The Potala Palace was only slightly damaged during the Tibetan uprising against the invading Chinese in 1959. 7 Sites That Can Help You Deal With Information Overload.

In the past, this was done by keywords. There is a problem using keywords to categorize content on the broader scope of the internet – the first is that many items cannot be put into neat categories. What one person might think fits in a certain category doesn’t match what another person things is relevant. Also spammers have learned to capitalize on simple keyword matching so this further dilutes the quality of content you can find via keywords. New technologies have been popping up all over the web to help mediate this ‘information overload’ problem. Below I mention a handful of these tools which will help you to ‘do more with less’. For Text. This isn't happiness.: Archive.

12 Events That Will Change Everything, Made Interactive. Amazing and Interesting Facts Generator – Mental Floss. What happened in my birth year? Tsa.jpg (JPEG Image, 612x792 pixels) - Scaled (73%)

Relationshipmapv1. How 16 Electronics Companies Got Their Names. Updated Sept. 2, 2009 5:39 p.m. ET (The following is reprinted with permission from Most of us spend a lot of time staring at a computer or TV screen, playing video games, or gabbing into our cell phones.