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Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment

Source: AppleSlashdot

Prince Charles Visits Sony UK Technology Centre
An anonymous reader writes in with a look at a scientists interesting wave-tracking experiment and the incredible journeys that waves make. His name is Walter Munk, now in his 90s and a professor emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California. About 60 years ago, he was anchored off Guadalupe Island, on Mexico's west coast, watching swells come in, and using an equation that he and o ...
Source: AppleSlashdot   Full article at: AppleSlashdot Jul 14 2014, 1:03am CDT
 

Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment

Source: AppleSlashdot

Prince Charles Visits Sony UK Technology Centre
An anonymous reader writes in with a look at a scientists interesting wave-tracking experiment and the incredible journeys that waves make. His name is Walter Munk, now in his 90s and a professor emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California. About 60 years ago, he was anchored off Guadalupe Island, on Mexico's west coast, watching swells come in, and using an equation that he and o ...
Source: AppleSlashdot   Full article at: AppleSlashdot Jul 14 2014, 1:03am CDT
 

Kate Upton won’t say ‘never’ to posing for Playboy: should she do it?

Source: Celebitchy.com

Express & Kate Upton Campaign Launch Event
Kate Upton has a new interview with GQ UK to promote her Gillete sponsorship. The deal includes Upton posing in photos alongside both hairless dudes and guys with happy trails. It’s a nice gig if you can get it, right? Kate has a huge fandom of ladmag readers. She does have female detractors, but just as many of us adore her because she’s broken the mold of socially accepted body types on runways and catalog spreads. Kate talks about many topics during this interview. She addresses her cr ...
Source: Celebitchy.com   Full article at: Celebitchy.com Jul 13 2014, 7:20am CDT
 

Fire Training In Colorado Helps Save Lives In Antarctica

Source: CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – Fire training in Colorado can help save lives at the bottom of the planet. There are as many as 200 people from Denver who work in Antarctica, but Elaine Hood with Lockheed Martin says the greatest danger to workers is not wildlife — it’s fire – and when one starts people can’t just call 911. “People will see how rapidly fire spreads, and that is what is critical because fire moves more rapidly than most people real ...
Source: CBS Denver   Full article at: CBS Denver Jul 10 2014, 9:47pm CDT
 

Australian rescuers free stranded baby whale

Source: Asia One

Lionel Richie Performs At Cruzan Amphitheatre
GOLD COAST, Australia - Australian rescuers freed a beached baby whale Thursday almost two days after it became stranded on a popular beach, as a large crowd of onlookers cheered.The humpback whale, believed to be two years old, was successfully fitted with a specially designed harness and a boat was used to tow it into deeper waters.It was the fifth attempt at removing the whale since it washed up on Palm Beach in Qu ...
Source: Asia One   Full article at: Asia One Jul 10 2014, 12:17am CDT
 

2170: Hector’s Summer Nights

Source: Spectator Magazine

INDIA- RELIGION
The unclued lights (one of three words and three of two), as three pairs and three individually, are of a kind. Ignore four accents and one apostrophe, in total.   Across   1    A few lines about criticism of Indian city pub (9) 6    Composer’s lost final catalogues (5) 9    Boy at old festival gets caught (4) 11    Mental lapse, having tiara borne in disarray (10) 13    Bishop loses note first (5) 16    In ...
Source: Spectator Magazine   Full article at: Spectator Magazine Jul 9 2014, 10:00pm CDT
 

Let Werner Herzog Remind You That Life Exists Outside of Your Screen

Source: Gizmodo

Most of us sit at computers all day, weaving elaborate yarns about the jobs we would do if we weren't: Storm chaser. Mountain climber. Deep sea diver. And then there are the people who actually do those things, like the 1,000-odd people w ...
Source: Gizmodo  Full article at: Gizmodo Jul 9 2014, 7:00pm CDT
 

webcams

Source: Experience Project

Science And Help In Antarctica Here at Newegg, we provide all kinds of webcams that adjust in operate and degree of sophistication. ... ...
Source: Experience Project   Full article at: Experience Project Jul 9 2014, 7:57am CDT
 

Greenland melt may have pushed sea level six meters higher in the past

Source: Ars Technica

Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays
The edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Kangerlussuaq, with exposed bedrock in the foreground. Alberto Reyes Earth’s climate system will respond to the stronger greenhouse effect we’ve produced in various ways. But one key question about its response is how much ice will be lost from the great ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica. Push them too far outside their climatic comf ...
Source: Ars Technica   Full article at: Ars Technica Jul 7 2014, 4:22pm CDT
 

"Mountains of Madness" Revived As PG-13?

Source: dark horizons

'Edge of Tomorrow' Press Conference In Tokyo
Every filmmaker has at least one 'dream project', a movie they've been trying to make for years but aren't able to get off the ground for one reason or another. For filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro, that project has been his long-awaited adaptation of horror icon H.P. Lovecraft's atmospheric 1931 story "At the Mountains of Madness". The story follows explorers in Antarctica who uncover the remains of hig ...
Source: dark horizons   Full article at: dark horizons Jul 4 2014, 11:10am CDT
 



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