Mind-Blowing Matchstick Sculptures by Patrick Acton Patrick Acton is behind some of the mind-blowing, highly detailed matchstick sculptures you'll ever see. Though as a child he always had a penchant for woodworking, it wasn't until he was fresh out of college when he built a small model of a country church and then one of the USS Constitution that he found that his wintertime hobby was now a full-fledged passion. For nearly 10 years he would painstakingly cut off the heads of matchsticks until he contacted the Ohio Blue Tip Company to see if they might sell the matches without the sulfur tip. It was only after that discovery that they would, that he was able to work much faster. It became the turning point where he started working with not just hundreds of matchsticks but hundreds of thousands.
The “Devils Pool” If you’re ever in Zimbabwe, don’t miss the chance to take a swim in The Devil’s Pool, a small lagoon, enclosed by rocks, on the edge of one of the biggest, most beautiful waterfalls in the world, Victoria Falls. Set on Livingstone Island, at a height of 103 meters, Devil’s Pool is definitely one of the most surreal locations on Earth. During the months of September and December, people can swim as close as possible to the edge of the falls without falling over. Model describes universe with no big bang, no beginning, and no end (PhysOrg.com) -- By suggesting that mass, time, and length can be converted into one another as the universe evolves, Wun-Yi Shu has proposed a new class of cosmological models that may fit observations of the universe better than the current big bang model. What this means specifically is that the new models might explain the increasing acceleration of the universe without relying on a cosmological constant such as dark energy, as well as solve or eliminate other cosmological dilemmas such as the flatness problem and the horizon problem. Shu, an associate professor at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, explains in a study posted at arXiv.org that the new models emerge from a new perspective of some of the most basic entities: time, space, mass, and length.
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Photography's Longest Exposure - household name : : : blog [click +] Six months. That's right. This dream-like picture shows each phase of the sun over Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge taken during half a year. The image was captured on a pin-hole camera made from an empty soda can with a 0.25mm aperture and a single sheet of photographic paper. The Elegant Universe: Pt 1 The Elegant Universe: Part 3 PBS Airdate: November 4, 2003 NARRATOR: Now, on NOVA, take a thrill ride into a world stranger than science fiction, where you play the game by breaking some rules, where a new view of the universe pushes you beyond the limits of your wildest imagination.
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CHEEKY SPANKING STORIES and 5 More Favorite Covers of 2012 Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt (The Dial Press) I love that this takes the classic silhouette image and incorporates it with other important images from the book. I may get this as a tattoo. You heard it here first: Bear, silhouette, teapot is the new rock, paper, scissors. Incredible Wave Pictures These incredible images of waves were taken by the number 1 photographer of surf: Clark Little. He has dedicated his life to photographing the waves and has published a selection of the the best images of his career. The pictures capture magical moments inside the wave "tube", as surfers say.
Flying by the seat of his seat Canada's Air Force Capt. Brian Bews ejects as his a CF-18 fighter jet plummets to the ground during a practice flight for an airshow at the Lethbridge County Airport on Friday, July 23, 2010, in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Passion Of Bacchu First of all I have to find a model who has a long tongue, crazy but absolutely necessary. I was called a lunatic when I was interviewing the models where words aren't required because I simply ask them to stick out their tongue. After 3 days of searching, at last, I found this model. While my helper was pouring out the wine, flash was fired to freeze the action . The same flash was fired while shooting the glass. The blooming Underground: RHS Chelsea Flower Show Tube Map The 100th RHS Chelsea Flower Show is well under way: the blossoms have been installed, the gnomes have been allowed back in and the Royals have had a nose around. Now all that’s left is to celebrate in the best way we know how – with a Tube map of course. Here’s the London Transport Museum ‘s floral tribute to the annual bouquet bash. Plant buffs, can you guess the flowers for each line? For the less green fingered amongst us. Here’s the cheat sheet…