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Pendulum Waves

Pendulum Waves

Photo Tour of The Solar System (Part 1) If possible, the first images in each set will be true-color, as you would see them with your own eyes. Most images will either be true-color or monochrome (black and white), unless stated otherwise. Many images can be vastly enlarged by clicking on them and choosing a larger size from the Flickr page. It appears there's a limit to the size of diaries, so this first part of the tour ends about 3/4 of the way through the Saturn system (which is quite extensive). I. You might be tempted to think Mercury is very similar to the Moon, but compare and contrast them, and think about what the differences might mean. II. Through UV and orange filters: From the Soviet Venera 13 lander: From Venera 14: This is a perspective mosaic of Venera images put together by Don P. III. Can you spot Earth in this Voyager 2 image taken beyond Pluto? Luna IV. There are only two NEOs that have clear, interesting, photographic images at the moment. 25143 Itokawa 433 Eros V. Northern ice cap: Phobos Deimos VI. Dactyl Ceres Io

A TED Talk by LearnVest: 5 Financial Rules to Live By Last week, LearnVest CEO and Founder Alexa von Tobel visited the New York Stock Exchange to deliver a TEDx speech about personal finance. She told the story of one (hypothetical) girl–and the five financial principles that will shape her life. Like most of us, “Jessica” never took a single personal finance class in college, or ever, for that matter. In fact, that’s part of what led Alexa to start LearnVest … Below Alexa shares five simple financial rules that can help us all get on track with our money, no matter where you’re starting out right now, or how much you learned (or didn’t) about money growing up. Picture this: It’s spring 2012 and Jessica, a smart 22-year-old, is graduating from college with an English degree. She has $25,000 in student loan debt and $4,000 in credit card debt that she amassed over the past few years. Jessica is ecstatic to have landed a great entry-level position at a publishing house. The same is true for the rest of us. 5 Key Financial Principles 1. 2. 3. 4.

mental_floss Blog & Mad Scientist of the Month: Who's Afraid of Taylor Wilson? Update (2/7/2012): Taylor Wilson at the White House by Judy Dutton At 10, he built his first bomb. At 14, he made a nuclear reactor. Now he’s 17… Taylor Wilson makes people nervous. Shouldn’t teams in hazmat suits descend on Wilson and shut down his operations before someone gets hurt? “The Cold War is really when nuclear physicists got their shot, and those people are all retiring,” points out one of Wilson’s mentors, Ron Phaneuf, a professor of physics at the University of Nevada in Reno. When the U.S. “Their own building was radioactive and most didn’t know it,” Wilson says. The Young Fusioneer Wilson got his start on, a website where nuclear hobbyists who call themselves “fusioneers” fill message boards on topics that would enthrall only the geekiest subset of society, like “So where can I get a deal on deuterium gas?” “I said, ‘Whoa, wait a minute. Wilson picked up a tiny glass tube called a bubble dosimeter that he’d placed near his reactor. Becoming a Terrorist Fighter

Watch Free Documentaries Online | Documentary Heaven The 6 Creepiest Things Hiding in Your DNA We're all just one impulsive Google images search away from facing the unblinking darkness that lurks within the heart of man. But that black pit of twisted evil and decay shouldn't surprise anybody; it's rooted in our genetic makeup. Literally. Back in biology class, you were probably taught that DNA was a sensible, organized system. When they called it "the building blocks of life," you probably pictured DNA as a series of neatly edged Legos snapping together to form a cohesive whole. Photos.comShe knows what she did. A large part of this internal mess comes from the endogenous retrovirus. In the distant past, retroviruses picked up by our ancestors would occasionally find their way into the sex organs, and the newly virused-up DNA was passed along to their children. Via speaking, they are "the clumpy purple thingies." But these viruses can't do much harm today, right? Via Yikrazuul"Get in the car. Reanimated Zombie DNA Via EspartaStay back! Getty

:::::: carnovsky :::::: - StumbleUpon RGB Color est e pluribus unus RGB is a work about the exploration of the “surface’s deepness”. RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus. Carnovsky's RGB is an ongoing project that experiments with the interaction between printed and light colours. The resulting images are unexpected and disorienting. The colors mix up, the lines and shapes entwine becoming oneiric and not completely clear. See the Wallpapers collections available:

2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2012 March 12 The Scale of the Universe - Interactive Flash Animation Credit & Copyright: Cary & Michael Huang Explanation: What does the universe look like on small scales? Tomorrow's picture: dust before galaxies Authors & editors: Robert Nemiroff (MTU) & Jerry Bonnell (UMCP)NASA Official: Phillip Newman Specific rights apply.NASA Web Privacy Policy and Important NoticesA service of:ASD at NASA / GSFC& Michigan Tech.

My Collection of Funny Emails. Send funny emails to your friends! Why didn’t I think of that? You’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems... some you never knew you had! Hull strawberries easily using a straw. Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40. Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band.. Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bed linen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match.. Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music.. Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags.. Add this item to your beach bag. Attach a Velcro strip to the wall to store soft toys.. Look up! Gotcha! Make an instant cupcake carrier by cutting crosses into a box lid.. Forever losing your bathroom essentials?

Wondered what was inside the wasp nests at work, so I broke one open The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth Remember when we said Aokigahara was the Niagara falls of suicide? Well, for centuries the abbot in the small Czech town of Sedlec has been the Niagara Falls for dead people, regardless of cause of death. Ever since someone sprinkled soil from the Holy Land on the local cemetery in the 13th century, people from all over Europe started demanding to be buried there and the Sedlec graveyard kept growing until 1870, when the priests decided to finally do something about all those surplus bones lying around. Bam! Today, the Sedlec Ossuary is a chapel famous for being decorated with tens of thousands of human bones. We realize this is the Czech Republic and all, but it has been 27 years, surely Poltergeist was released out there already. At this point, does it really surprise anyone that the church became the inspiration for Dr. What do you get when you cross a series of abandoned, rusting, futuristic UFO-shaped buildings with a series of mysterious deaths covered up by the government?

Technology Laws - StumbleUpon Murphy's technology laws Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion with confidence. Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition. Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand. If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization. The opulence of the front office decor varies inversely with the fundamental solvency of the firm. How Gingervitis is spread