Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Peter Faberge

Peter Carl Fabergé's 166th birthday

Peter Carl Fabergé also known as "Karl Gustavovich Fabergé" , May 30 [O.S. May 18] 1846 – September 24, 1920) was aRussian jeweller, best known for the famous Fabergé eggs, made in the style of genuine Easter eggs, but using precious metals and gemstones rather than more mundane materials.

Muppets Bloopers

Time Out! Time Out!


Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012

Sunday, May 27, 2012

oregon/washington photos

click here to view online album... as always, it's best to view in full slide show format. enjoy! they're very pretty, with lots and lots of green earth lovin'!! and you get to see finners!!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks (Live on KEXP)

heres the same song, but you get a look at how they play

Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks

just heard this song on the radio, its really good, and the video is pretty crazy and awesome as well.
their a band from iceland, basically totally new, i think their first record was in 2010


Thursday, May 24, 2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012

Kahshe Work Week

 A little bit of study on grants and relaxation

 This was tornado alley
 Huge pile to burn on the point
Opening up the kitchen

The new deck for shower and compost toilet

Baby chimp's birth at Attica Zoological Park

these are the most beautiful videos i've ever seen. and they all have to deliver on their own

Elephant giving Birth..... Awesome video must watch

this video is graphic, and slightly scary, but its ok in the end, be careful

baby echidna, saw this at the natural history museum today

Newborn Baby Grey Kangaroo - Attenborough - Life of Mammals - BBC

WATCH THIS! the cg is outstanding

saw a video like this at the natural history museum today, awesome

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Annular Eclipse 2012

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Friday, May 18, 2012

Pirate Dog

Thursday, May 17, 2012

street photography in Baltimore

practicing model poses so she can be as natural as her daddy

rule of thirds, shallow depth of field....artsy yet?

scary street kids
shot through the key hole

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Monday, May 14, 2012

Dear Photograph

"The Flight from Conversation"

great article about technology and the psychology of self and relationships; please do read.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

two kids in a car

check this out.

To all my brothers

The new Rush album will be released on itunes on June 12th!!! Have you heard the new single yet? No joke, it is totally awesome. Very hard rock, it rages.

My mother's your mother

Now that is a cute Goldfinch...

...Just joking. It's a Chickadee

Baby laughs so hard he cries!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

This goes out to all the mothers out there...

He's small,
he's cute,
i think he's a bird
Say hello to my new son, Finick. Yea!

Dying Mother's List


Friday, May 11, 2012

Gallup Poll

Six in ten Americans say President Barack Obama's historic shift to embrace same-sex marriage won't affect how they vote in November, according to a new USA Today/Gallup poll. Still, more independents said the move made them "less likely" to vote for him than "more likely," Gallup said, making the decision a "net minus" for the president.

The survey found that 51 percent approve of the president's new position, while 45 percent said they disapproved. Among independents, his move won out by a margin of 53 percent to 44 percent.
Overall, 26 percent of respondents said they're were now less likely to vote for Obama, while 13 percent said they were more likely to do so. Among independents, 11 percent said they were more likely to vote for him, 63 percent said it made no difference, and 23 percent said they were less likely to do so.
"Those figures suggest Obama's gay marriage position is likely to cost him more independent and Democratic votes than he would gain in independent and Republican votes, clearly indicating that his new position is more of a net minus than a net plus for him," Gallup said.
"However, those figures also underscore that it is a relatively limited group of voters--about one in three independents and fewer than one in 10 Republicans or Democrats--whose votes may change as a result of Obama's new stance on gay marriage," the organization's Jeffrey M. Jones said in his write-up of the survey.


Thursday, May 10, 2012

uh... yea. I'm pretty sure Pecan wins this one

It is what it is

A Better Queue (Post 3100)

A link to movies on Netflix that have high Rotten Tomato scores.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Giant Robot Dinosaurs

Young women in Chechnya

Read the description first.

march of dimes

                                                       echo and i were on team inova
                                          seth basically looks like he is about to slay somebody

                                                           friend we met along the way
                                               heyyy, put you hand up if you're having a good time


Camera: Canon Powershot sd1000. May 5th Supermoon.
Canon Powershot sd1000 shooting afocally (tripod holding the camera close to the telescope eyepiece) on Burgess 5" f8 Refractor.
Notice one of Saturn's moons above. Notice the colors, a result of the colors being bent to different points of focus. A really good telescope would correct for this. But it looks neat.
A different moon to the left.
Dramatic colors.

Saturday, May 5, 2012


“Have the mothers of earth stopped giving birth to brave men?”
“Is there an archer (who can accomplish this)? Is there?!”
Drona: “Yudhishtira, what do you see?”
Yudhishtira: “Ten mango trees, three Bo-trees and one Audumbar tree.”
Drona: “Move aside! Arjun…?”
Arjun: “My eye sees only the eye of the bird, teacher.”
Drona: “Then release the arrow!”
“If you have to break the Pandavas, then first attack… Arjun!”
Draupadi: “Give me your word – that you will take vengeance for my humiliation from all the Kauravas!”
“Create the chakravyuha (circular formation)!”
Drona: “Get ready for battle!”
“Forget about victory and defeat – focus on action and you will fear nothing.”

Firearm Discrimination


Sometimes the best skies are seen while driving. It can be difficult to fish the camera out of the bag and take good photos while navigating I-275 or I-40, but it must be done. Here are some of those results, as well as some from outside the car (the first 5).
This one is through binoculars
New York
Beautiful storm