Wind Map

http://hint.fm/wind/

“The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company.
We’ve done our best to make this as accurate as possible, but can’t
make any guarantees about the correctness of the data or our software.
Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat,
or fight wildfires 🙂

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National Geographic Magazine 30+ Best Pics from 2016

http://bit.ly/2i390ll

These were the top 30 of the year announced by Nat Geographic – and they know a thing or 2 about photography there..some stunning images here and the high-resolution on these is amazing..

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As an evening storm lights up the sky near Wood River, Nebraska, about
413,000 sandhill cranes arrive to roost in the shallows of the Platte
River.

A Close Look In Afghanistan Back In The Day – 37 Pictures

http://bit.ly/2hvXqD5

“Frenchman Francois Pommery visited Afghanistan between 1969 and 1974 and
he took many photos during his visits. The pictures show an interesting
look at a peaceful Afghanistan before it became the war torn country it
is today.”

If you’re interested more in the post WWII Afghanistan I recommend the James Michener book ‘Caravans’…and if you do read that and you get a feel for Michener’s writings then he’s done some cracking other books – ‘Alaska’ and ‘Hawaii’ for instance…

/LibraryLiam

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Most Embarrassing Sports Moments of All Time

http://jokerry.com/29-most-embarrassing-sports-moments-of-all-time/

Everyone has had their fair share of embarrassing moments but sports are widely photographed and televised eh so if you’re a tennis player playing in a tournament and your knicker elastic suddenly goes it’s pretty much guaranteed to be on the front page of the UK tabloids the next day 😐

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she doesn’t look like she’s particularly embarrassed about the bikini line thing – it’s the winning that is the important thing in sports not your appearance – there may be an exception to this with Premier League football players tho 😀