Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum, Asheville NC

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Amazon Revealed Exactly What's At Stake In Its Battle With Hachette

 
In its post, Amazon makes a mathematical plea for why most e-books should be priced at $9.99, instead of $14.99 or $19.99, given that they don't require printing, storage, or transportation.

It makes sense to me. I read 3-5 books a month. Most of them on Kindle. I do not buy overpriced books when I have a choice at under $9.99 and many at <$3.99

I agree that the author/publisher makes in volume what they lose in price per book.













(Photo by Steve Jurvetson via Wikimedia Commons)

Good enlightening article by Jillian D'Onfro at Business Insider:

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Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum, Asheville NC

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

"A Universe From Nothing" - Lawrence Krauss

This is a conference from 2011. It is one of the best explanations I have ever heard of where the universe comes from and more.

Long but worth watching!

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Estes-Winn Antique Car Museum, Asheville NC

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nyckelharpa

Thomas Roth playing a Nyckelharpa, a cross between a fiddle an a harp.

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Purple gallinule

Sunday, July 27, 2014

My first flight video–Cessna 150 training

The last few minutes of a class I took at North Perry Airport in Hollywood, Florida

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Young tri-color heron at Wakodahatchee wetlands in Delray, Florida

Saturday, July 26, 2014

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F-22 at Sun-N-Fun 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

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The chapel at Duke University
From our trip to North Carolina last Thanksgiving

Thursday, July 24, 2014

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Purple gallinule

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Moorhen - Green Cay wetlands

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Juvenile moorhen

Monday, July 21, 2014

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Juvenile moorhen
Green Cay wetlands

Sunday, July 20, 2014

45 years ago today, Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon

Apollocrew

Collins, Aldrin, and Armstrong

(photo credit: NASA)

Dating myself, I remember watching the live feed from the first steps on the moon.

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Juvenile moorhen
Green Cay wetlands

Saturday, July 19, 2014

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Wakodahatchee wetlands

Friday, July 18, 2014

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Wakodahatchee wetlands

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Least bittern
Wakodahatchee wetlands

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Wood stork
Wakodahatchee wetlands

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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Young wood stork
Wakodahatchee wetlands

Monday, July 14, 2014

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Juvenile tri-color heron brothers
Wakodahatchee wetlands

Sunday, July 13, 2014

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Moorhen - Green Cay wetlands

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Tri-color heron (Juvenile)
Wakodahatchee wetlands
Delray, Florida

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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Young green heron - Green Cay wetlands

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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Tri-color heron (Juvenile)
Wakodahatchee wetlands
Delray, Florida

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

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Tri-color heron

Monday, July 07, 2014

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Duck family - Green Cay wetlands