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In here just a few of pictures that I think interesting to share.
……tried to include photographs that show President Obama in a variety of behind-the-scenes situations and ones that also represent the successes and challenges he faced during the year. A few playful moments, some with his family, are also included. I wrote first-person captions to accompany each photograph to hopefully give the viewer some added context where needed. Pete Souza
It is a very heart-warming pictures, showing Obama in unofficial condition. There is nothing to say, just watch the pictures.
Hack the system – 07 December, 2010
Eric Cantona’s call for bank protest sparks online campaign. Thousands of French protesters have taken up the former Man United footballer’s call for a mass cash withdrawal. Eric Cantona is calling on protesters against cutbacks and pension reforms in France to start a real revolution by mass bank withdrawals. News
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Simply amazing shot of nature. At first I thought it is a fly on a mirror. But it is Hoverflies mating midair. Great gadget, great picture, and great talent. Click here, to see clearer picture. This picture also got quite a few of awards. Check his site to see a lot more amazing picture.
This file was awarded third place in Picture of the Year 2006.
This is a featured picture on Wikimedia Commons and is considered one of the finest images.
This is a featured picture on the German language Wikipedia and is considered one of the finest images.
This is a featured picture on the English language Wikipedia and is considered one of the finest images.
This is a featured picture on the Spanish language Wikipedia and is considered one of the finest images.
This is a featured picture on the Japanese language Wikipedia and is considered one of the finest images.
This is a featured picture on the Turkish language Wikipedia and is considered one of the finest images.
The worst name ever. Nothing more can be said. Maybe they just joking around, and they think people gonna buy it just want to know ‘how bad it is?’.
“Everything that can be invented has been invented.” —
Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899
**Everything that can be named has been named.
An advertisement for copyright and patent preparation services from The New York CLipper, November 3, 1906, when copyright registration formalities were still required in the US.
The phenomenon is similar to that seen when a speeding boat pushes through water on a lake, the ‘bullet’ star travels through the dense gas and powerful stellar winds.
“Finding these stars is a complete surprise because we were not looking for them. When I first saw the images, I said ‘Wow. This is like a bullet speeding through the interstellar medium.’ Hubble’s sharp ‘eye’ reveals the structure and shape of these bow shocks.”
Depending on their distance from Earth, the ‘bullet-nosed’ could be 100 billion to a trillion miles wide (the equivalent of 17 to 170 solar system diameters).
Assuming their youthful phase lasts only a million years and they are moving at roughly 112,000 miles an hour, the stars have traveled about 160 light-years.
There are two possible ways this phenomenon happened. One way is if one star in a binary system exploded as a supernova and the partner got kicked out. Another scenario is a collision between two binary star systems. One or more of these stars could have picked up energy from the interaction and escaped the cluster.