2.15.2010

The Japanese Spider Crab

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/02/crabzilla-5-ft-biggest-known-crab-uk.php
Japanese Spider Crab - www.treehugger.com
The Japanese Spider Crab is the biggest arthropod on Earth--their legs are believed to grow up to 12 feet long. But since they live at such great depths (typically 1,000 feet down or so) a full grown spider crab has yet to be caught. So for now, we'll have to make due with the 5 foot long Crabzilla, one of the largest known crabs in the planet.
The crabs are commonly found in the Pacific in 1,000 ft (300m) deep waters but have been known to live deeper.
"It is rumoured these crabs can grow as big as four metres,
big enough to straddle a car."
With 10 legs, believed to live up to 100 years, and the biggest of them believed to be lurking at depths over 2,000 feet, few creatures retain as much mystique as the spider crab.
[Source: www.treehugger.com]

The Maine Solar System Model

http://www.umpi.maine.edu/info/nmms/solar/
The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Scale 1:93,000,000
At forty miles (64.4 km) from Pluto to Sun,
it's the largest complete three-dimensional scale
model of the Solar System in the World.

· Built by the People of Aroostook County, Maine ·

The Sun, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
The Sun
Diameter: 49´ 6" (15 m)
Location: Northern Maine Museum of Science, University of Maine at Presque Isle

Mercury, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Mercury
Diameter: 2.1 inches (5.3 cm)
Location: Burrelle's Garden (0.4 mi. or 0.64 km from Sun)

Venus, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Venus
Diameter: 5.2 inches (13.2 cm)
Location: Budget Traveler Motor Inn (0.7 miles or 1.2 km from Sun)

Earth, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Earth
Diameter: 5.5 inches (14 cm)
Location: Percy's Auto Sales (1.0 mile or 1.6 km from Sun)

Mars, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Mars
Diameter: 2.9 inches (7.4 cm)
Location: "Welcome to Presque Isle" sign (1.5 miles or 2.4 km from Sun)

Jupiter, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Jupiter
Diameter: 61.4 inches (1.52 m)
Location: 5.3 miles (8.5 km) from Sun

Saturn, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Saturn
Diameter: 51.9 inches (132 cm)
Location: Westfield (9.7 miles or 15.6 km from Sun)

Uranus, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Uranus
Diameter: 22 inches (56 cm)
Location: Bridgewater Town Hall (19.5 miles or 31.4 km from Sun)

Neptune, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Neptune
Diameter: 21.3 inches (54 cm)
Location: Littleton (30.6 miles or 49.2 km from Sun) on west side of highway

Pluto, The Maine Solar System Model - www.umpi.maine.edu
Pluto
Diameter: 1 inch (2.54 cm)
Moon Charon (0.5 inch or 1.8 cm, 8.5 inches or 21.6 cm from planet axis)
Location: Houlton Information Center (40 miles or 64.4 km from Sun)
[Source: www.umpi.maine.edu]

Secret Caves of the Lizard People

http://strangemaps.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/433-secret-caves-of-the-lizard-people/
Secret Caves of the Lizard People - strangemaps.wordpress.com
Did strange people live under LA 5000 years ago?
An amazing labyrinth of underground passages and caverns hundreds of feet below the surface of Fort Moore Hill is revealed in maps – all rights to which have been reserved – prepared by G. Warren Shufelt, local mining engineer, who explains his topographical endeavors as being based on results obtained from a radio X-ray perfected by him. In this elaborate system of tunnels and rooms, according to a legend furnished Shufelt by an Indian authority, a tribe of human beings called the Lizard People[...reptilians, anyone?], lived, 5000 years ago. The network of tunnels formed what Indians call the lost Lizard City, according to Shufelt and the legend. Gold tablets on which are written the origin of the human race and other priceless documents are to be found in the tunnels, according to the legend. Shufelt declares his radio X-ray has located the gold. The engineer has dug a shaft 250 feet deep on North Hill street, overlooking North Broadway, Sunset and Spring streets, and intends to dig to 1000 feet in an effort to strike the lost city. Upper right-hand corner inset is Times Staff Artist Ewing’s conception of the Lizard People at work. Lower left, upper inset shows Shufelt and crew at top of shaft, baling water out of their deep excavation. Lower left inset shows Shufelt operating his radio X-ray device.
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Nano-Cartography...

http://photonics.intec.ugent.be/publications/MediaCoverage/2009-12-17/
The small world as seen through a scanning electron microscope - photonics.intec.ugent.be
Take the length of the equator on the map above, double that distance and you have the width of a human hair. For this is the world’s smallest world map, with the 40,000 kilometre-long equator reduced to a mere 40 micrometres.The smallest features on the map, corresponding to 100 kilometres, are about 100 nanometres wide.
The world map hidden in the bottom right corner of a photonic chip
The map was created by the Photonics Research Group at Ghent University in Belgium, and embedded in an optical silicon chip[above]. Miniaturisation on this scale (one trillionth [*], to be exact) will enable optical technology with a million times more components than in present-day, glass-based photonics, and opens the door to nanophotonic applications in consumer electronics[but, of course!], medical imaging, and telecommunications.
*: The factor of 1 trillion (1.000.000.000.000) is expressed by the prefix tera- (as in terabyte or teraflop)
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US Facebook Map - Pete Warden

http://petewarden.typepad.com/searchbrowser/2010/02/how-to-split-up-the-us.html
US Facebook Map by Pete Warden - petewarden.typepad.com
As I[Pete Warden]'ve been digging deeper into the data I[P.W.]'ve gathered on 210 million public Facebook profiles, I[P.W.]'ve been fascinated by some of the patterns that have emerged. My latest visualization shows the information by location, with connections drawn between places that share friends. For example, a lot of people in LA have friends in San Francisco, so there's a line between them.
Looking at the network of US cities, it's been remarkable to see how groups of them form clusters, with strong connections locally but few contacts outside the cluster. For example Columbus, OH and Charleston, WV are nearby as the crow flies, but share few connections, with Columbus clearly part of the North, and Charleston tied to the South:
Columbus, OH - petewarden.typepad.com Charleston, WV - petewarden.typepad.com

Some of these clusters are intuitive, like the old south, but there's some surprises too, like Missouri, Louisiana and Arkansas having closer ties to Texas than Georgia. To make sense of the patterns I'm seeing, I've marked and labeled the clusters, and added some notes about the properties they have in common.

Stayathomia
Stretching from New York to Minnesota, this belt's defining feature is how near most people are to their friends, implying they don't move far.
Dixie
Like Stayathomia, Dixie towns tend to have links mostly to other nearby cities rather than spanning the country.
Greater Texas
Orbiting around Dallas, the ties of the Gulf Coast towns and Oklahoma and Arkansas make them look more Texan than Southern.
Mormonia
The only region that's completely surrounded by another cluster, Mormonia mostly consists of Utah towns that are highly connected to each other, with an offshoot in Eastern Idaho.
Nomadic West
The defining feature of this area is how likely even small towns are to be strongly connected to distant cities, it looks like the inhabitants have done a lot of moving around the country.
Boise, ID - petewarden.typepad.com Bend, OR - petewarden.typepad.com
Phoenix, AZ - petewarden.typepad.com
Socalistan
Californians outside the super-cities tend to be most connected to other Californians, making almost as tight a cluster as Greater Texas.
Pacifica
Tightly connected to each other, it doesn't look like Washingtonians are big travelers compared to the rest of the West.
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Dileka - Ionización del agua

http://www.fujisakura.es/dileka.html
Dileka, Ionización del agua - www.fujisakura.es
Dileka es una cañería o tubo empleado para el tratamiento del agua. Mediante este método de depuración se consigue un agua altamente ionizada, sin modificación de su pH, anti-oxidante y anti-bacteriana; además, la estructura física del agua es transformada y su composición se enriquece fuertemente en pequeñas asociaciones de moléculas de agua, fácilmente asimilables, solventes e hidratantes.

Modificaciones físicas del agua
El agua de entrada se conduce a través de los chips AQUAATOM, situados dentro del Dileka formando un patrón en espiral en el sentido de las agujas del reloj. Pasando por estos chips AQUAATOM, el agua genera grandes cantidades de iones tanto positivos como negativos. Los iones negativos generados permanecen en el agua, mientras que los iones positivos son descargados fuera del Dileka a través de tierra.

Ventajas
  • Se suprime la oxidación del agua.
  • El agua posee un mayor poder de limpieza.
  • El agua resultante tiene más vitalidad.
  • El agua posee un coeficiente de calentamiento mayor y por lo tanto tarda menos en calentarse.
  • El agua es anti-parasitaria.
  • Dileka no necesita fuentes de energía.
  • Dileka no contamina y protege el medioambiente.
  • Dileka es rentable. Previene la acumulación y la oxidación de sus tubos internos alargando su vida útil. También ayuda en el ahorro de detergentes, champús y jabones domésticos o industriales.
  • Dileka no tiene ningún coste de mantenimiento.
Aplicaciones del Dileka
Piscinas, campos de cultivo, calefacción, torres de refrigeración, industria, lavandería, hospitales, hoteles, ...
[Fuente: www.fujisakura.es]

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