Wednesday, August 22, 2007


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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Day and Night Seen at the SAME Time

From Sea Agels

The photograph was taken by the crew on board the space shuttle Columbiaspace shuttle colombia during its last mission in 2003, on a cloudless day. The picture is of Europe and Africa when the sun is setting. Half of the picture is in night. The bright dots you see are the cities' lights. The top part of Africa is the Sahara Desert. Note that the lights are already on in Holland, Paris, and Barcelona, and that's it's still daylight in Dublin, London, Lisbon, and Madrid.

The sun is still shining on the Strait of Gibraltar. The Mediterranean Sea is already in darkness. In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean you can see the Azores Islands; below them to the right are the Madeira Islands; a bit below are the Canary Islands; and further South, close to the farthest western point of Africa, are the Cape Verde Islands. Note that the Sahara is huge and can be seen clearly both during day time and night time. To the left, on top, is Greenland, totally frozen.

Illuminated Niagara Falls at Night

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The most expensive ham in the world

spanish serraro hamThe 2006 Alba Quercus Reserve, produced by 44-year-old Spaniard Manuel Maldonado, costing about $2,100 per leg, or a cruel $160 per pound, is believed to be the most expensive ham in the world. The salt-cured ham won't be available until late 2008 and customers must buy the whole ham or nothing at all. Wanna know why these hams are so expensive, make sure to read the full AP report World's Costliest Ham Triggers Pork Envy

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Strapya Message Fan Proves That Your Personal Message Blows

Strapya Message Fan Proves That Your Personal Message BlowsIt's the dog days of summer, folks, so we're going to need to do whatever we can to stay cool. This Strapya Message Fan makes sure you can get blown whenever you want, and lets you express yourself, too. Enter your favorite message into the fan, and there it is, showing up like magic through the miracle of LEDs.

You can get this fan in blue or white, and it's cheap, too, just $8.79 if you can afford the shipping all the way from Japan. It doesn't indicate how you're going to get your message into this fan, but we're betting it's going to take considerable patience to enter text using those two three buttons. Probably involves a lot of counting.

[Strapya World]

Shrink - Get Wet With Me by Paul Sandip

Shrink - Get Wet With Me by Paul SandipInspired by nature bathroom slippers that allow water to flow below them… and so you don’t slip on wet tiles! Ridges both on top and bottom surface… for your feet and floor!

Designer: Paul Sandip

Yanko Design

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Oscar the Cat Predicts Patients' Deaths

Oscar, a hospice cat at the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, R.I., walks past an activity room at the facility Monday, July 23, 2007. Oscar the cat seems to have an uncanny knack for predicting when nursing home patients are going to die, by curling up next to them during their final hours. (AP Photo/Stew Milne). Full story