I love globes, especially homemade ones! So does Peter Bellerby. When he couldn’t find the perfect globe for his father’s 80th birthday, he spent the next few years learning and perfecting the lost art of globemaking – a difficult, detailed process.… Read the rest
From the Intercept: Karsten Nohl, cellphone security expert and cryptographer, told The Intercept about details contained in the AURORAGOLD documents, and said that the broad scope of information swept up in the operation appears aimed at ensuring virtually every cellphone network in the world is NSA accessible.… Read the rest
Mary Allan shares from her archives: My first honeymoon was with my daughter’s father. I was 19 and we drove to Sarasota, Florida where he had rented a waterfront apartment. I laughingly say that I’m half fish because I love to swim, snorkel and deep sea dive. … Read the rest
Trees sleep! It’s true! “It was a very clear effect, and applied to the whole tree,” says András Zlinszky of the Centre for Ecological Research in Tihany, Hungary. “No one has observed this effect before at the scale of whole trees, and I was surprised by the extent of the changes.”
Zlinszky and his colleagues scanned trees in Austria and Finland with laser beams between sunset and sunrise.… Read the rest
Iceland has been forced to bow to pressure from elves and uncover a supposedly enchanted elfin rock after highway workers accidentally buried it — infuriating the mythical creatures, reports said Tuesday.
The angry elves were suspected of causing a series of mishaps after the rock was covered over when workers cleared away the debris from a landslide, the Morgunbladid daily reported.… Read the rest
Mary Allan shares this advise: A tour package is the product of a tour operator. Many of these tour operators specialize in specific areas of the world such as Europe, Asia, Russia, etc. There are other operators who provide standard tours in the United States.… Read the rest
Ever hear of Savonius vertical axis wind turbine dates back to Persian empire. Modern materials bring this ancient design into the modern age. Hello World’s Ashlee Vance paid a recent visit to Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik to see the next part of the green energy story.… Read the rest
With our ears may we hear what is good.
With our eyes may we behold thy righteousness.
Tranquil in body, may we who worship thee find rest.
OM…. Peace – peace – peace
Like two birds of golden plumage, inseparable companions, the individual self and the immortal Self are perched on the branches of the selfsame tree.… Read the rest
The Three T’s are the treaties being negotiated in secret to override local and national laws designed to protect people. Instead, all the power will go to corporations and multi-national interests. Forget passing any environmental protection laws or health care reforms, because big business can sue you for taking away their god-given right to profits. … Read the rest
[HINT: Start at 3:23] Holy shit. We knew things were faked on TV, but now this video shows how you can take the face of anybody: George Bush, Voldemort Putin, anybody, and then use another actor to totally make that face do and say anything they want. … Read the rest
Next week Lilith returns! To tide you over here is the comic duo Audiobody. Two brothers who make music and have more fun than should be allowed by anyone! Their song In The Now is the theme music for my radio comedy Cosmic Significance 2012. … Read the rest