“Delicious brain candy”
My braincells are long shot away now, so, as with most of these little games, I don’t get good scores – hopefully you can do better..
An animated map of global wind, weather and ocean conditions..
Words of wisdom from the young singer..
Out-of-place artifacts discovered around the world. There’s still so much that is unexplained..
“..in 1788, 40 or 50 feet below ground in a layer of
limestone were found coins, petrified wooden handles of hammers, pieces
of other petrified wooden tools, and a quarrymen’s board. The limestone
was 300 million years old..”
The lines trace each journey..click image to see enlarged version.
mp4 video – snapshots of someone’s garden every day for a year..
“This video is crazy: Watch ace helicopter pilot Dan Clark demonstrating
his incredible skills while harvesting Christmas trees at mad speeds.”
Work out what it means for you.
“The age-old practice of sitting down to
a family meal is undergoing unprecedented change as rising world
affluence and trade, along with the spread of global food conglomerates,
transform eating habits worldwide. HUNGRY PLANET profiles 30 families
from around the world–including Bosnia, Chad, Egypt, Greenland, Japan,
the United States, and France–and offers detailed descriptions of
weekly food purchases; photographs of the families at home, at market,
and in their communities; and a portrait of each family surrounded by a
week’s worth of groceries.“
the good old Germans buy in lots of beers..
“Chemistry isn’t just about memorizing chemical formulas or calculating
molar masses. Well, sometimes it is, but other times it’s about rolling
up your sleeves (warning: metaphor, always wear long sleeves in the lab)
and putting the theory into practice. Chemistry dictates the way
substances behave on a molecular scale, and that can mean very
noticeable changes on a larger one. Maybe something catches fire or
explodes — finding out is half the fun.”
Sodium acetate crystallization
Where in the US will you find the most pleasant days in a year?
“”Pleasant” here means the mean temperature was between (55° F and 75°
F), the minimum temperature was above 45° F, the maximum temperature was
below 85° F and there was no significant precipitation or snow depth.”