Thursday, 30 July 2009

Johnald's Fantastical Daily Link Splurge

Johnald's Fantastical Daily Link Splurge

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Posted: 30 Jul 2009 10:41 AM PDT

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The Real Twitpocalypse: Asteroid Alerts Come to Twitter

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 10:30 AM PDT

Been looking for a reason to join Twitter, but haven't been able to quite take the plunge? Forget Shaq and William Gibson: Alerts about asteroids cruising near Earth have come to Twitter. @AsteroidWatch will let you know any time a space rock gets within a few lunar distances. Much more asteroid info will be distributed via a new NASA/JPL website.

Jellyfish Stir Up Oceans, May Influence Climate

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 10:00 AM PDT

It may come as a surprise, but some small marine creatures may have a big impact on oceans, CO2 levels and the environment. A new study says that jellyfish and creatures like them take part in circulating ocean waters, mixing dissolved gases like CO2, and could possibly help curb global climate change. Mixing is a key regulator of the Earth's temp

Archaeology from the dark side

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 09:57 AM PDT

YouTube - My song (Keith Jarrett piano solo)

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 09:03 AM PDT

YouTube - Keith Jarrett - La Scala

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 08:25 AM PDT

Keith Jarrett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 07:29 AM PDT

Mystery solved – by Ministry of Silly Walks

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 07:10 AM PDT

Scientists' experiments with volunteers help prove why we swing our arms. The mystery of why people swing their arms while walking rather than holding them still and rigid like the famous silly walk of John Cleese in his Monty Python sketch appears to have been solved. An experiment involving making a group of volunteers take equally silly walks..

YouTube - Keith Jarrett Solo Concert

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 06:17 AM PDT

6 Minutes 42 Seconds

Posted: 30 Jul 2009 06:06 AM PDT

6 Minutes 42 Seconds The July 22nd total solar eclipse was the longest of the 21st century. From the point of maximum eclipse along the Moon's shadow track across the Pacific Ocean, the Moon completely blocked the Sun for a total of 6 minutes and 39 seconds. But from the deck of this cruise ship the duration of the total eclipse phase was extended to a whopping 6 minutes and 42 seconds by the ship's motion along the shadow track. This panoramic view of the scene shows the shimmering solar corona in a darkened daytime sky, with clouds silhouetted by a bright sky on the distant horizon, beyond the Moon's shadow. Mercury can be seen near the eclipsed Sun. Venus lies near the upper right edge of the frame.