Only Lake Isa Drains Into Both The Atlantic And The Pacific Oceans
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:51:19 +0000
According to AtlasObscura – Sitting astride the Continental Divide at 8,262 feet (2,518 m) is Isa Lake, a pristine sliver of water spanned by the lower end of the park’s Grand Loop Road. Not only is Isa acknowledged to be the only natural lake in the world that drains to two oceans… Continue reading HERE. […]
In Japan, Shaved Ice Goes Gourmet [video]
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:05:24 +0000
New Heat Shield Tech On NASA’s Parker Solar Probe
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:23:13 +0000
According to Gizmodo – That thermal protection system took 10 years to develop. It’s got two layers of carbon-fiber-reinforced carbon, which retains its structural properties in high heat. In between those layers is carbon foam, a material that’s mostly air and thus doesn’t transfer much heat. On top of that is an outer layer of […]
Photos of The Week – 8/10/18
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:29:39 +0000
From The Atlantic – Missiles fly between Israel and Gaza, dizzying views in Hong Kong, hot summer days in Europe, a migrant family is reunited in Guatemala, a boisterous rodeo in Australia, wildfires intensify in California, glass floors are installed in Seattle’s Space Needle, and much more. Photos HERE
Why We Hate Email, But Love Texts
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:44:15 +0000
According to BBC-Capital – The first text message (“Merry Christmas”) was sent way back in 1992 in the UK. Text messaging spread as mobile phones became more popular in places like Japan, creeping into places like the US sometime later, but by the late 2000s, it was everywhere. By 2012, it’s estimated that 14.7 trillion […]
The Mucky Secrets of Nudibranchs [video]
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:51:06 +0000
Vietnam’s Newest Bridge is Held By A Pair of Giant Hands
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:18:01 +0000
According to – Vietnam has gained immense tourist popularity in the recent times. Along with several natural and architectural wonders, the country is now home to a spectacular bridge called the Cau Vang. Translating literally to ‘Golden Brigde’, the structure is now a viral sensation and is gathering appreciation from all over the world. […]
Insane Hotels For Every Kind Of Traveler [video]
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 12:08:22 +0000
A Short History of The Commodore 64
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 13:27:05 +0000
According to MentalFloss – Priced at $595 in September 1982, it quickly fell to $400, then $300, and eventually $190. Unlike most PCs of the era, the Commodore 64 could play games. Like the Model T, it didn’t have the sexiest aesthetic—the boxy keyboard housed its guts, while a separate monitor quickly crowded one’s workspace—but […]
Firefly Squid, The Glow-In-The-Dark Meal [video]
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 12:08:44 +0000