NZ unveils Stonehenge replica Nestled into the verdant hills of the New Zealand region of the Wairarapa is the world's newest "Stonehenge" but this henge is no mere pastiche. Instead, Stonehenge Aotearoa, which opened this weekend, is a full-scale adaptation of its Salisbury Plain ancestor, built to work for the Antipodes. The aim of the Kiwi Stonehenge is to help people rediscover the basics of astronomy. "You can read as much as you like in a book how the sun and the moon work, how people use stars to navigate by, or to foretell the seasons," says Richard Hall, president of the Phoenix Astronomical Society which built the henge. "You stand here amongst the henge and you show people exactly how it works. To build Stonehenge Aotearoa, about an hour's drive from New Zealand's capital of Wellington, the society received a government grant of NZ$56,500. The astronomical society's volunteers supplied 11,000 hours of labour over the 18 months the henge took to build. Giants' shoulders Difficult interpretation
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Screen refresh rate in Windows 7 does not apply the user selecte Certain monitors report a TV-compatibility timing of 59.94Hz. Therefore, Windows 7 exposes two frequencies, 59Hz and 60Hz, for every resolution that is supported at that timing. The 59Hz setting makes sure that a TV-compatible timing is always available for an application such as Windows Media Center. In Windows 7, when a user selects 60Hz, the OS stores a value of 59.94Hz. No action is needed. This behavior is by design for monitors and TVs that report only 59.94Hz but not 60Hz. This KB article describes the case in which a monitor or TV reports 59.94Hz. 23.976Hz, but not 24Hz 29.970Hz, but not 30Hz 47.952Hz, but not 48Hz 71.928Hz, but not 72Hz 119.880Hz, but not 120Hz Steps to reproduce the problem Right-click the windows desktop, and then click Personalize. The Monitor tab still shows 59 Hertz. Article ID: 2006076 - Last Review: November 9, 2009 - Revision: 2.0 Windows 7 EnterpriseWindows 7 Home BasicWindows 7 Home PremiumWindows 7 ProfessionalWindows 7 StarterWindows 7 Ultimate
css Zen Garden: The Beauty in CSS Design So What is This About? There is a continuing need to show the power of CSS. The Zen Garden aims to excite, inspire, and encourage participation. To begin, view some of the existing designs in the list. Clicking on any one will load the style sheet into this very page. CSS allows complete and total control over the style of a hypertext document. Participation Strong visual design has always been our focus. You may modify the style sheet in any way you wish, but not the HTML. Download the sample HTML and CSS to work on a copy locally. Benefits Why participate? Requirements Where possible, we would like to see mostly CSS 1 & 2 usage. Luckily, designing this way shows how well various browsers have implemented CSS by now. We ask that you submit original artwork. This is a learning exercise as well as a demonstration. By Dave Shea.
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Hidden Gems - Fireworks Fade Image Command (gradient mask) Set for printing Note: If you are using Fireworks CS4, the Fade Image command has been renamed to the command. Ever wanted to quickly fade an image from one side to the other? Or from the inside to the outside? There's an often overlooked little gem in the Fireworks Command Menu that does just that. Let's take a look. Fading an image is normally done with a gradient mask and an underlying object. Select your bitmap or vector object on the canvas, using the Pointer tool, as in Figure 1. Go to From the dialogue box, select the type of fade you wish you use, by clicking on the thumbnail sample. Click OK. Click on the mask and check your canvas. If you drag the round handle (the start point) to the right, you shift the location of the gradient. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Download Support Files Fireworks, fade image, masking, transparency, gradient
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