Friday, July 25, 2008

Yellowstone Supervolcano


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Yellowstone Supervolcano

Yellowstone National Park is the site of a recurring supervolcano. Watch this video that shows possible scenario of eruption, and make sure to click to this interactive presentation of Discovery Channel for details.



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This picture shows the comparative size of historic eruptions (note the Yellowstone previous ones) -



... and the ash beds these titanic Yellowstone eruptions produced:



This link combines lots of such info on one page.


(image credit: BBC)

Today's pictures & links:
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Incredible Surreal Art by Wojtek Siudmak

Wojtek Siudmak paints the fantastic, the grotesque, the unusual - with considerable skill:



(art by Wojtek Siudmak)

Good addition to our "Surreal Art Update"

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Folding Car (good for parking)

BRB Evolution designed by Daniel Bailey - folds up to save space! More info:





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Shocking. Scary.

Some works of Ricardo Salamanca are beyond shocking. Visit his site with caution.




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Some spots are still available



Somebody is really hungry for their news.

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Mixed fresh links for today:

Night in the Laboratory: Everything's Quiet - [photos]
Periodic Coffee Table (w/ samples!) - [not poisonous?]
Green Art, Design & Technology - [awesome review]
KGB Nuclear Bunker under Moscow - [abandoned]
Something is strange with this beach - [cool art]
How to recycle a dumpster - [good idea?]
Super Extreme Mountain Bike Riding - [wow video]
Fall out of the sky and grab a fish - [wow video]
If Fonts Were People - [fun video]

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World's First Sand Hotel

We say that with some irony, of course. This is a work of sand art (a good addition to our recent "Sand Art" article) that recently graced the Weymouth Beach in Dorset, UK.





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Fresh Flowers for Your Morning

Beautiful shots, courtesy of Ariskveda:





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Urban Graffiti with a Vengeance



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Animation Backgrounds Gallery

New cool site Animation Backgrounds is dedicated to hunting down, displaying - and even recreating! - some of the best background art for cartoons (which often gets overlooked otherwise). Some interesting examples from "Cinderella" and "Snow White" -





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Nothing Personal -



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In the same spirit as the last picture in our previous biscotti - here is an image (which we sincerely hope is Photoshop)



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