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Earth's Mysterious Hum Explained Even planets can get a bad case of tinnitus, according to a new study that explains Earth's mysterious, never-ending hum. Scientists have long known that earthquakes can make the Earth sing like a bell for days or months. However, in the late 1990s, seismologists discovered the world also constantly vibrates at very low frequencies even when there are no quakes. This so-called microseismic activity is too faint for humans to feel.

TimeLapse - the time lapse iPhone app TimeLapse One of "the coolest, best and most useful photo apps for the iPhone" - David Pogue, New York Times, April 27th, 2011 TimeLapse is the professional choice for creating and editing great time-lapse sequences on your iDevice. TimeLapse is the complete time-lapse workflow on the go. Best in class time-lapse camera Flexible and easy to setup - define your capture session any way you like Record 4K video (or HD) Record RAW photos (or JPEG) Smart Exposure ensures no time lapse flicker Works with Motrr Galileo robotic motion control to create amazing pan and tilt time-lapse movies - find out more about Galileo at www.motrr.com

20 Facts You May Not Know About Harry Potter It all ends this Friday. To celebrate the release of Deathly Hallows 2, here’s 20 lesser-known facts about the Harry Potter franchise. (the last several images were created by me). You May Also Like: 3 Reasons Why Inception Was Robbed For Best Director – Latest Nerdy Pop Culture News So today, the Oscar nominations were announced and one name I was sure would make the list would be Christopher Nolan for Best Director. Oscar doesn’t give nominations to newcomers but after Dark Knight and Memento, I thought he’d finally get a nomination. Instead here are the directors that are up for the running: Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan (2010) Ethan Coen, Joel Coen for True Grit (2010) David Fincher for The Social Network (2010) Julie Heffernan & Escape Into Life from Julie Heffernan’s Constructions of Self Julie Heffernan creates sensuous figurative painting, like co-Yale MFAS, John Currin and Linda Yuskavage, but her luminous oils are patently unique among them and most working artists today. A Victorian impetus to conjoin, edging toward pastiche, creates artfully staged Surrealist environments. They avoid the mawkish or macabre by virtue of an evocative 17th century Baroque styling and the dignity with which she handles her primary subject, herself. Good construction is essential to the success of such works, built of disparate things suggesting disparate philosophies and ages.

Someone Recorded Crickets then Slowed Down the Track, And It Sounds Like People Singing A composer by the name of Jim Wilson has recorded the sound of crickets and then slowed down the recording, revealing something so amazing. The crickets sound like they are singing the most beautiful chorus in perfect harmony. Though you may think it is human voices, everything you hear in this recording is in-fact crickets themselves! time lapse (kottke.org) kottke.org posts about time lapse Slow life Mar 28 2014 Well, I don't even have the words to describe what this is; you just have to watch it. Preferably in fullscreen at full resolution. Takes about 30 seconds to get going but once it does.........dang.

Expectations vs. Reality (16 Pics) Things don’t always go as planned. Check out the pics below to see a few examples of what happens when our expectations get punched in the face by reality. via via

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