Daily Archives: January 1, 2011

What’s Up with that? The Mountains of New York

Stereo vision exercise:  Stare at this until 3-D pops into your brain. NASA Visible Earth From Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River (at the top of the image) and extending to Long Island (at the bottom) this image shows … Continue reading

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What’s up with that? The Air

From NASA   Yellow bands—larger, coarse particles—around the Middle East, North Africa, and western North America likely indicate dust and sand storms as the northern hemisphere reaches the driest time of year. The bright red areas in Russia and much of South … Continue reading

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What’s Up with that? The Oceans.

From NASA Peruvian fisherman named El Niño (Spanish for “the boy child”) after the Christ child because the climate phenomenon usually shows up around Christmastime. But its counterpart, La Niña, is the gift giver, bringing cold, nutrient-rich water to the … Continue reading

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It’s 1:11 am on 1/1/11. Drivers – Start Your Engines!

This must mean something. It is the first hour of the first day of the new decade. Oh that’s right — it means that the third millenium of the common era is now 1% over.

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