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DaylightMap shows the pattern of night and day on a Google map, for any area of the Earth, for any date and time. The night-side satellite view includes city lights as seen from orbit. It also allows you to select up to ten locations on the map; in addition to seeing at a glance whether it's daytime there, you can show their local time, sunrise and and sunset times, and length of day. These locations can be remembered for future visits, saved as a bookmark, or sent to other people as a web link. This site can thus function as a graphical world clock, and can be used to show relative times of any future or past event. This particular DaylightMap is highlighting times for .

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The Bulletproof Dog That Stormed Bin Laden's Lair Since the moment it was revealed that the "nation's most courageous dog" [Update: named "Cairo"] served alongside the 80 Navy SEALs who took out Osama bin Laden, America's fascination with war dogs has hit a fevered pitch. And while the heart-tugging photos of these four-legged heroes are worth a look, so is the high-tech gear that helps them do their job. Last year, the military spent $86,000 on four tactical vests to outfit Navy Seal dogs. The SEALs hired Winnipeg, Canada-based contractor K9 Storm to gear up their four-legged, canine partners, which it has used in battle since World War I. K9 Storm’s flagship product is the $20,000-$30,000 Intruder, an upgradeable version of their doggie armor (you can check out the full catalogue here).

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows & waldosia The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a compendium of invented words written by John Koenig. Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for. The author's mission is to capture the aches, demons, vibes, joys and urges that roam the wilderness of the psychological interior. Each sorrow is bagged, tagged and tranquilized, then released gently back into the subconscious. ▸ visit the facebook page to hear the backstory behind each word

- StumbleUpon The volcano eruption of May 2010 that closed down the airspace of 20 European countries is best known for the inconvenience it unleashed on travelers. But weeks before that it was creating gorgeous vistas for one intrepid photographer. James Appleton had traveled to Iceland in early April and risked his life to capture a rare scene — the Northern Lights and the glowing lava from an Eyjafjallajökull fissure, in the same frame. “They shut the whole mountain down [in mid-April] but I got in before,” says Appleton. Appleton’s vulcanologist friend had alerted him to the unfolding natural drama in late March and the photographer set out a week later from Cambridge, England, where he lives. “I booked a flight, hitchhiked straight to the bottom of the mountain, spent one night there and the next day made the eight-hour hike to the top,” says Appleton.

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Incredible macro-photography of people's eyes - Lost At E Minor: For creative people He received a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Yerevan State University in 2001 for research in the field of Quantum Chaos and investigations in the field of Quantum Technologies. Yet, Suren Manvelyan is probably best known for his stunning macro-photography. Especially popular is his series of close-ups of human eyes called Your Beautiful Eyes.

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