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Weekend Diversion: An Underwater Waterfall?

Note: This post has been updated and improved as of 2014 here, at the new Starts With A Bang blog. What follows, below, is the original version that was first published here. “I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall.” -Mike May The world’s oceans…

Weekend Diversion: A question of perspective

When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about. -Albert Einstein I woke up this morning with the Sun in my face, which marks the first time all year that that’s happened. (The irony, that I’m now listening…

Weekend Diversion: Bright vs. Dim

Take a look at this picture, and tell me where the brightest parts and dimmest parts are: Well, obviously, just to the left of the color gradient, it gets darker than anywhere else. Also, just to the right, it gets lighter than anywhere else. And that’s the way it is, isn’t it? Or is this…