2007-04-30

2007-04-26

Hubble turns 17



Sometimes it's hard to believe that the Hubble telescope was almost abandoned due to poor focus.

Views from the Hubble Telescope.
Main Hubble site.
Hubble at NASA site.
The Hubble Heritage Project.

2007-04-08

Three-Legged-Dog at Phoenix Folk Festival


This video was shot at the Phoenix Folk Festival on March 24th, 2007. The band is Three-Legged-Dog comprised of (from left to right) Odie Piker, Ant Bee, and Jim Sallis. Jim is an author and teaches writing at Phoenix College. All Rights Reserved by Three-Legged-Dog 2007

Popcorn? Pass the Hot Butter!



Gershon Kingsley was born Goetz Gustav Ksinski in Bochum, Westfalia, Germany on October 28,1922. Glossing over Kingsley fleeing from Berlin to Palestine in 1938 due to the rise of Nazism, being separated from his family at age 15, worked and lived on a kibbutz in what later became Israel, he is a self-taught pianist who wrote and performed the 1969 album, Music to Moog By, which included a song named Popcorn. In 1971, Popcorn was rerecorded by Stan Free and his band, Hot Butter, which reached the American pop music charts as the first primarily electronic-based piece of music.

To learn more about Gershon Kingsley go here, or here, or you can go here to listen to 79 versions of Popcorn




Music video for Gershon Kingsley's 1969 original



Stan Free's 1972 version

2007-04-06

Andrea & Friedrich A. Lohmüller, Artists


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F.A.Lohmueller's Gallery at Zazzle

Andrea Lohmüller & Friedrich A. Lohmüller Homepage

Maybe A Cruise Is More To Your Liking?


Rough Cruise - Funny bloopers R us

Planning a flight? You might want to watch this first.


Extreme Pilot Footage - More bloopers are a click away

Todays Ants Building For Tomorrow!

Otters Holding Paws

In order to provide the Daily Recommended Quotient of Cute, here are two otters holding paws.

Otters Holding Hands - The most popular videos are here

I'm Goin' to the Hardware Store!



Kurt Larson from Johnston, Iowa, created a music video for "Weird" Al Yankovic's song, "Hardware Store". He filmed and edited this for a video production class his senior year of high school. It won Best Music Video and Best Editing at a school sponsored video contest.

Click and enjoy "Hardware Store".

2007-04-02

It's All Relative

Click on picture for larger view.







Jupiter is equal to one pixel.


Antares is the 15th brightest star in the sky and is more than 1000 light years away. Our Sun appears as one pixel.

2007-04-01

Hawaii, The Big Island, Hilo, Kilauea Caldera

Hawaii

The Big Island

Hilo

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Kilauea Caldera