Archives for December 21, 2008

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Some Extreme Waves Getting Bigger

The largest waves in the Pacific Northwest are getting higher by seven centimeters a year, posing an increasing threat to property close to the shore. And the strange part is: Scientists aren’t sure why. … “Over a decadal scale, the increases in wave height … have significant impacts on both erosion hazards and coastal flooding…

Drillers accidentally hit a pocket of molten rock underneath a working geothermal energy field in Hawaii, a lucky break for geologists that could allow them to map the geological plumbing that created everything we know as land. The unprecedented discovery could act as a “magma observatory,” allowing scientists to test their theories about how processes…

Natron’s flamingos star in Disney film

Read the background on this video at BirdLife.

Adding insult to insult

From feministing.com via Ana

Managing NEF Files If you have a Nikon that saves it’s raw images in NEF format, there are two utilities you should install to go along with Imagemagick (which you almost certainly have installed … if not, do so!)

“Yesterday the voters spoke. We prevailed,” … [my opponent could opt to waive the recount.] “It’s up to him whether such a step is worth the tax dollars it will take to conduct,” He said, telling reporters he would “step back” if he were in [his opponent’s] position… Oh. No, wait, sorry. I got that…

“Yesterday the voters spoke. We prevailed,” … [my opponent could opt to waive the recount.] “It’s up to him whether such a step is worth the tax dollars it will take to conduct,” He said, telling reporters he would “step back” if he were in [his opponent’s] position… Oh. No, wait, sorry. I got that…

“Yesterday the voters spoke. We prevailed,” … [my opponent could opt to waive the recount.] “It’s up to him whether such a step is worth the tax dollars it will take to conduct,” He said, telling reporters he would “step back” if he were in [his opponent’s] position… Oh. No, wait, sorry. I got that…

“Yesterday the voters spoke. We prevailed,” … [my opponent could opt to waive the recount.] “It’s up to him whether such a step is worth the tax dollars it will take to conduct,” He said, telling reporters he would “step back” if he were in [his opponent’s] position… Oh. No, wait, sorry. I got that…