Category Archives: Science

Beautiful Photo: One Technology, Multiple Uses

Windmills are pretty spectacular tools. From a distance, they dot the Dutch landscape, as reminders of a bygone era, when they were necessary to keep the Netherlands from flooding. Nowadays, they use electric pumping stations with massive augers to keep … Continue reading

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Mt. Si with Storm Cloud

This week we’re going on a tour of mountains. We’ll visit Bhutan, Wales, Tanzania, Washington state and possibly a couple other places (or maybe I’ll make you look at a bunch of Mt. Rainier photos). Mountains are my favorite geological … Continue reading

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Flying Buttresses

This week, we’re going to look at architecture from a traveller’s perspective. A tour of world architecture, if you will. Something I didn’t know before going to see the Notre Dame was that there’s a beautiful garden out back. So … Continue reading

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Himalayan Boulder, Jorethang, India

That’s a big rock. The small one on top is about the size of an average man’s fist; the huge boulder is about the size of a VW Bug. Besides being monstrously large, this rock’s history is both unimaginably ancient … Continue reading

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Houses on a Bay, Pachena, Greece

© 2009 Brian H Neely This week I’m focusing on my series Place We Live, which looks at the wide variety of habitations humans live in. Most you should recognize, and at least one that you’ll see this week should … Continue reading

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