Daily Archives: June 19, 2011

Photos from Space 5 Island Rebound (September 6, 2007)

Island Rebound (September 6, 2007) Resembling Pac-Man, Canada’s Akimiski Island—located in James Bay, the southern tip of Hudson Bay—is a reminder of the power of glaciers. During the last glacial period, a massive ice sheet covered Akimiski. When the climate … Continue reading

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Photos from Space 4 The Dardzha Monster (February 11, 2001)

The Dardzha Monster (February 11, 2001) The Dardzha Peninsula in western Turkmenistan bears a striking resemblance to a T. rex. The peninsula juts into the Caspian Sea and its shores are lined with giant sand dunes created by the area’s … Continue reading

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Photos from Space 3 Byrd Glacier (January 11, 2000)

Byrd Glacier (January 11, 2000) The white smear across the Transantarctic Mountains is the Byrd Glacier, named after American explorer Richard E. Byrd. The 112-mile stream of ice traverses half a mile each year—pretty fast for a glacier—as it flows … Continue reading

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Photos from Space 2 Van Gogh From Space (July 13, 2005)

Van Gogh From Space (July 13, 2005) The green and blue swirls of the Baltic Sea surrounding the Swedish island Gotland look like they could have been painted by Vincent van Gogh, but they are the work of microscopic marine … Continue reading

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Photos from Space 1 Icelandic Tiger

Icelandic Tiger Nature often inspires art, but sometimes it is art. For almost 40 years, the Landsat satellites have been snapping images of earth that look more like they belong on the walls of a modern art museum than stored … Continue reading

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The People vs. Goldman Sachs | Rolling Stone Politics

The People vs. Goldman Sachs | Rolling Stone Politics.

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Pop Torn: 10 pieces of culture we’re feeling iffy about – Pop Torn – Salon.com

Pop Torn: 10 pieces of culture we’re feeling iffy about – Pop Torn – Salon.com.

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Top 10 Incredible Sound Illusions

Top 10 Incredible Sound Illusions.

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Clarence Clemons, Springsteen’s Soulful Sideman, Dies at 69

Clarence Clemons, Springsteen’s Soulful Sideman, Dies at 69 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Icebergs 1 Camille Seaman

Icebergs 1 Camille Seaman [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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NYTimes: The Archbishop vs. the Governor: Gay Sera, Sera

Don’t live in sin. Unless you’re gay! http://nyti.ms/kbk7UN [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory | Rolling Stone Politics

How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory | Rolling Stone Politics. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Jungleland – Clarence Clemons

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Diving Spiders

Diving Spiders Eurasian diving bell spiders breathe underwater by staying close to air bubbles that they trap in webbing. These air bells work like “physical gills,” researchers say, drawing oxygen in from the surrounding water. [Posted with iBlogger from my … Continue reading

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