Sunday, December 23, 2007

The Moon, Mars, and a Christmas Cat

Tonight, Mars had a very close approach to the Moon (it was occulted in the far Northwest US and Canada), and I got a couple of pictures of it. Plus, Misty checks out the tree.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Hell for Led Zeppelin

Found this on John Scalzi's blog.


Bubbles, Tiny Bubbles

Well, not so tiny. Here's a hilarious parody, set to Billy Joel's We Didn't Start The Fire, about the whole Web 2.0 phenomenon.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Outstanding nature images

Kirk Rogers, an avid amateur astronomer and photographer, has updated his website with some beautiful images of birds and other fauna. Do yourself a favor and check it out.

Southern Journal

Monhegan Island, Maine

Friday, December 14, 2007

And some more





Falling around the earth

A friend sent me an e-mail with some excellent images taken from shuttle missions to the ISS. I hadn't seen these before, so I thought I'd share them.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

If you can read this, u r a genius

I found this link which calculates the reading level of a blog.



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(I'd ignore the cash advance link if I were you).