A Shocking Fact Unearthed
Dan Neil and Elon Musk, speaking in a Q&A after the debut of “The Revenge of the Electric Car,” talked about the amount of electricity required to create a gallon of gas. Elon said,
[With the amount of electricity required to make gasoline], you get more miles out of an electric car than you would get… Continue reading
The day was dedicated to the Great Barrier Reef. Even though the weather was less than ideal, we were off to the reef. The boat ride out from Port Douglas was perhaps about an hour. The ship attached to a large pontoon anchored to the sea floor next to the reef. Fortunately, it didn’t rain while we were all actually… Continue reading
A dislocation of what we see around us and what we hear; inviting into our lives the voices of people who are not physically present with us.
Even if you don’t suffer from it, your children probably do: encased in the audio world of their earbuds and headphones.
Two types of hearing:
Two types of listening:… Continue reading
I have no memory of this, but apparently the US Core of Engineers stopped the water flow over Niagara Falls in 1969 to see how stable the rock bed was. Flickr user, Russ Glasson, took several amazing pictures of the event: Niagara Falls with no water falling! Check his photos out at this link.
They Stopped Niagara Falls… Continue reading
Amazingly, people were swimming in the Gulf before, during, and probably after this storm. But maybe, it was ok. I never went down to the water. If any oil or dispersant were around, it wasn’t visible from the hotel room balcony. Sunday night, the last night of the visit, a big thunderstorm came from the north. I shot this short… Continue reading
Every morning in Manhattan Beach, a large truck pulls a huge raking mechanism along the beach to pick up all of the trash* the tide and beach goers left behind. In the past I’ve actually posted a picture of what that looks like.
This morning I got up early to photograph the sunrise. The thick layer of fog over the… Continue reading
The tragedy of the failing water supply really hit home today when I visited part of Lake Allatoona, one of the two lakes that supplies Atlanta with drinking water.
One area of the lake is completely dry. In chatting with a man who is the host for a campground that has been closed for 3 years, he said this particular… Continue reading