The Universe may be a Mystery, but it's no Secret! Mount Everest-Monte Everest -360 panorama view from summit - Climbing Mt Everest - Nepal Trekking-panoramic photo from top of Mont Everest It is from a book titled Everest: Reflections From the Top by Christine Gee & Garry Weare which just been published. It contains contributions from many of the climbers who have reached the top during the last 50 years. Why did I climb Everest? What did I think of on the summit? On the summit I felt a mixture of apprehension and curiosity. My work in India has been eased slightly by my ascent of Everest. Roderick Mackenzie French translation from Google: Ce panorama de plein a été publié dans le cadre de les 50 ans de la création en Mai 2003, pour la première qui atteint le sommet de l'Everest Il ya 50 ans, Mai 29 1953 Le sommet du mont Everest était atteint pour la première fois par Edmund Hillary et Tenzing Norgay. Roderick Mackenzie fait l'image en haut du mont Everest 24 Mai 1989. C'est dans un livre intitulé Everest: Reflections From the Top par Christine Gee & Garry Weare qui viennent d'être publiés. Pourquoi ai-je monter l'Everest? Qu'est-ce que je pense sur le sommet?
London Aerial Virtual Tour Now Mobile | VR Web Design We are pleased to release a mobile version of our most popular tour – The London Aerial virtual tour has had over 125,000 hits, and can now be accessed on the Iphone and Ipad, as well as Android, and on all major desktop browsers. Making it compatible with any internet viewing device Just visit the London Aerial Virtual Tour page. Whatever device is being used will be detected, and will trigger an optimized tour for that device. E.g Iphone screens are only small, so we need only display small panoramas etc. this ensures great loading speed and the tour can be accessed in seconds. The innovative touch navigation of mobile devices including Ipad, make viewing virtual tours great fun. Here are some screen shots of the London aerial virtual tour mobile tour. Portrait orientation. Landscape orientation. Be Sociable, Share!
The Code / Fundamental Pattern - Nature appears to rely on one core recurring pattern to evolve life at every scale What are some of the ways knowledge of the pattern is being applied? Fan and Propeller Technologies Pax Scientific has patented the application of the phi spiral for translating “nature's flow efficiencies into streamlined design geometries.” The result is more efficient and effective technologies such as fans, turbines, pumps, and more. A small phi-design propeller is able to circulate a million gallon water storage tank in the form of a torus. “New Energy” Devices Many “New Energy” technologies are based on the pattern – they mimic the torus in order to tap energy from the space around us. Philosophy Ashok Gangadean uses the torus to blend the philosophies of East and West, transcending the old worldview where we are all just isolated entities. Non-violent Self Defense The non-violent martial art of Aikido is a philosophy with a physical expression. Aikido means “the way of harmony with life energy.” “Aikido is not a technique to fight and defeat an enemy. Evolve -
Virtual tours - ::. photoJPL.com :: photos panoramiques .:: Web-Based Geographical Information System (GIS) for Tourism in Oyo State, Nigeria Tourism is defined by the World Tourism Organization (NSCB, 2004), as the act of traveling for the purpose of recreation and the provision of services for this act. It further explained that a tourist is someone who travels at least eighty kilometers (fifty miles) from home for the purpose of recreation. To a lay-man, tourism could just be the act of visiting other places for the purpose of sight seeing and enjoyment but the activities of tourism are more than that. In another term, Tourism is said to be the activities of people traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited. As a service based industry, tourism consists of a number of tangible and intangible elements or components. The climate in Oyo state is equatorial notably with dry and wet seasons with relatively high humidity.
Cosmic Law - The Great Law of Nothingness This familiar symbol for Sunyata was made with a single brush stroke by the old zen master Shibayama. It represents a perfect circle, perfection, that is, within the limitations of the always imperfect material world. It conveys the sense of some-thing emanating from no-thing-ness. It represents the vagina, the gateway of birth into manifestation, and also the first moment of the creation of the universe, the big bang, when every thing emerged from the unformed vacuum point. A popular song a few years ago has the phrase, “Nothing comes from Nothing, Nothing ever will.” Notice that it is the successes in life that most of all need to be erased. Every night we go to sleep, we dream a little, and wake up to a new day, fresh and renewed. Religions are born in the desert where there are no distractions. Robert Frost has a line, “Home is the place where they have to take you in.” This empty place is called in the Sanskrit wisdom texts Nirvana and Sunyata.
Google Street View – Explore natural wonders and world landmarks Zhoucun Ancient Town Zhoucun ancient commercial town now is national AAAA level tourism scenic spot, cradle land of Lushang culture, demonstration base of national culture industry, provincial level key cultural relic protection unit, provincial level civilized scenic spot, provincial level patriotic education base and one of top ten film shooting bases in Shandong. The total area of planning scenic spots is 4.92 sq.m, having protection area, control area and transition area.
Jellyfish | Florida | photos Sharks | Jellyfish | Stingrays | Rip Currents Lightning | Red tide | Water Quality | Gulf Water temperatures Sea Lice | General beach safety Moon Jellyfish Cannonball Jellyfish (aka Cabbagehead) Portuguese Man-of-War Sea Nettle Jellyfish Blue button jellyfish Mushroom cap jellyfish Mauve Stinger (Purple Jellyfish) Box Jellyfish Mesoglea (jellyfish tissue) Jellyfish are common in Florida, but they are not everywhere all of the time. Sometimes, in some locations, a large mass of jellyfish will “invade” the beach. Two jellyfish in particular, the Portuguese Man of War, and the box jellyfish (both pictured above) can give a very painful sting. Many jellyfish have tentacles that trail down from their bodies into the water. Some jellyfish have very weak venom, others have extremely potent venom, which upon sufficient exposure, can result in the death of a human. I am not a jellyfish identification expert and I’m sure you aren’t either, so I recommend that you avoid touching jellyfish.
MayaArch3D A web-based 3D GIS for archaeological research The MayaArch3D Project has built a virtual research environment for the documentation and analysis of complex archaeological sites —specifically, it is a web-based, 3D-GIS that can integrate 3D models of cities, landscapes, and objects with associated, geo-referenced archaeological data. An international, interdisciplinary project This international, interdisciplinary project brings together archaeologists, art historians, and cultural resource managers with experts in geosciences, remote sensing, photogrammetry, 3D modeling, and virtual reality from various institutions in Germany, the US, Italy, and Honduras. Case Study: UNESCO World Heritage site and ancient Maya city of Copan, Honduras The digital collections used to demonstrate the system contain basic information for other ancient Maya cities in Central America, but focus on the archaeology of Honduras and specifically Copan.
The DoveSong Foundation -- The effect of Music on Plants (The Plant Experiments) About Positive Music by Don Robertson The Plant Experiments In 1973, a woman named Dorothy Retallack published a small book called The Sound of Music and Plants. Her first experiment was to simply play a constant tone. For her next experiment, Mrs. Mrs. Next Mrs. She went on to experiment with other types of music. I spoke with Mrs. In these experiments, albeit basic and not fully scientific, we have the genesis of a theory of positive and negative music.
16 visites virtuelles de lieux historiques en France (en 3D, 360 degrés) Quels sont les monuments français qui proposent des visites 3D ou 360 degrés ? Le blog de la médiathèque du CDDP de l’Oise dresse une liste de 16 lieux français patrimoniaux à visiter via son ordinateur (voire via un outil connecté mobile) qui offrent ainsi une découverte inédite de monuments, architectures, châteaux, vallées, musées, endroits de batailles, églises et musées reconstitués sous une forme virtuelle avec légendes, apports textuels mais également audio/sonores. On retrouve ainsi des liens directs vers les visites virtuelles de la Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-Paris, la Tour Eiffel, la Grotte de Lascaux, le Château de Versailles, la Ville de Saint-Denis, le Débarquement d’Arromanches… Tous ces projets ont un point commun : ils sont issus de l’Etat, de collectivités territoriales ou d’institutions publiques. Licence : Creative Commons by-nc-saGéographie : France