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The Chemistry of Whisky

Minimal Maps — Michael Pecirno. Google has dramatically changed how we are able to understand the world through maps.

Minimal Maps — Michael Pecirno

From global satellite photography down to over 5 million miles of street-level imagery, the ability for a person to find detailed images of a location has never been simpler. And while this incredible undertaking has changed how we are able to find and explore places, our understanding of our landscapes as a whole has stayed unchanged. While these maps allow us to view an entire country's landscape, they are still simply either political or physical. For instance, corn fields take up 91 million acres of the American landscape. RU 800 S. 1st Squad, 3rd Platoon. The Visible Atomic Bomb. (627) John Coulter's WEIRDEST LOCK ON EARTH!! Patent US5131247 - Lock assembly with curved keyway - Google Patentler. This is a continuation-in-part application of copending U.S. patent application Ser.

Patent US5131247 - Lock assembly with curved keyway - Google Patentler

No. 07/520,579, filed on May 8, 1990, now U.S. Census Reporter. Maker Faire Madness. Be a Maker Maker Faire offers the opportunity for us to see ourselves as more than consumers; we are productive; we are creative. • READ MORE Maker Toolkit This is your resource center to guide you through the many details of exhibiting at Maker Faire. • READ MORE Maker Faire: A Bit of History.

Maker Faire Madness

The man behind the smallest V-12 engine in the world (English subtitles) Laniakea: Our home supercluster. You're Getting Old! How Gravity Makes Things Fall. Darwin's Beagle library. "books; those most valuable of all valuable things" Darwin to Catherine Darwin 1833 The voyage of the Beagle (1831-1836) was one of the most important scientific expeditions in history.

Darwin's Beagle library

On board was the young naturalist Charles Darwin. OUT OF CTRL. Daily Zen List — 70 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet. Paper size. Woodsmith Tips — Tips, Techniques, and Videos from Woodsmith and ShopNotes. A new way to learn. Cruz deWilde: Career Portfolio. In the late 1600’s, Sir Isaac Newton got bonked on the head by an apple and surmised that every point of mass is attracted to every other point of mass with a strength that diminishes as the inverse of the square of the distance that separates them.

Cruz deWilde: Career Portfolio

The predictive accuracy of his equation was so consistent for so long, that his theory became law, despite the fact that he never managed to explain how gravity works. Data Visualization, Design and Information Munging // Martin Krzywinski / Genome Sciences Center. ▲ 2013 day ▲ 2014 day ▲ 2015 day ▲ 2014 approx day ▲ Circular art This section contains various art work based on , and that I created over the years.

Data Visualization, Design and Information Munging // Martin Krzywinski / Genome Sciences Center

Cool and Stylish Fireplace Designs. Collection of beautiful modern fireplaces and unusual fireplace designs that will heat your house in style.

Cool and Stylish Fireplace Designs

Mobile Fireplace Travelmate portable fireplace makes it possible to set up stylish source of heat wherever you want it. [link] Natural Earth. Steam Extraction of Essential Oils. Considering the cost of some essential oils exceeds $400 per oz. (30 ml) and most essential oils cost about $100 per oz.

Steam Extraction of Essential Oils

I thought it would be an interesting project to experiment with home made extraction. The cost of a pre-built unit (that is only about 5 gallons) is about $1,000 however, I sat up an experiment using a 55 gallon drum - and other junk I found around the farm for $0.00. The following pictures describe the materials and process. Cool Things About Gravity on Gravity Day - Wired Science. Image: Rhett Allain Gravity Day is September 8th (9/8) which represents the constant g = 9.8 N/kg.

Cool Things About Gravity on Gravity Day - Wired Science

Clearly, we should celebrate. Here are some interesting things regarding g. What is g? You might hear people call this the “acceleration due to gravity”. Mega-canyon discovered beneath Greenland ice sheet. A previously unknown canyon hidden beneath two kilometers of ice covering Greenland has been discovered by a group of scientists, led by a team from the University of Bristol.

The canyon is at least 750km long and in places as much as 800m deep and is on the same scale as parts of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. This remarkable, previously unknown, feature is thought to predate the ice sheet that has covered Greenland for the last few million years and has the characteristics of a meandering river channel. By comparison, the longest river in the UK, the River Severn, is about 350km long and much less wide and deep. Greg Rutter's Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet Unless You're a Loser or Old or Something. Exciting Links for Boring Days. Masterbreak.jpg (JPEG Image, 1200 × 785 pixels) Building A Home Theater System? Do It Right! 10 Crucial Mistakes To Avoid. Do an image search for “home theater” and you’ll see photo after photo of huge, lavish theaters with seating for up to twenty (or more!)

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From left, Paul V. Riess, co-founder and creative director, Dr. About the Aerial Camera That Spotted the Second Boston Bombing Suspect. When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of the two Boston bombing suspects, was discovered hiding in a man’s boat just outside the perimeter police had set up to search for him, the cops took no chances. Rather than sending officers right in and risking injury, they enlisted the help of an impressive aerial camera to confirm his location and then keep watch as police tried to coax him out.

The camera, developed by the FLIR corporation, is called the Star SAFIRE III, and it’s the one behind all of the infrared shots of Tsarnaev in the boat that spread like wildfire all over the Internet this weekend. Here’s one of those pictures: Mind-Blowingly Perfect Water Simulation Is Now A Reality. Don't Go Near The World's Champion Rainbow Watcher. It's Mean. Very Mean : Krulwich Wonders... Pressure Cooker. 6 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Google. Some of the tips below are effortless to implement and save you a lot of time and energy when dealing with these issues. How Things Work.

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