DSLR Market Shares: Winners and losers

13 09 2009

 

Canon is hurtin, while Sony and Nikon are growing. Panasonic is showing considerable growth.

more of the story here <Photography Blog| Winners and Losers>

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Ares 1 Motor test, what 20,000,000 hp could do.

10 09 2009

well, the exhaust temperature gets to 2/3s of the surface of the sun, turns sand into glass instantly and steel not only melts but boils.

Catch the video of the Nasa Ares 1 Motor test on Youtube here, Flame of hell unleashed in Utah





Kim Phuc Phan Thai, the girl and the photo that ended the vietnam War.

10 09 2009

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This picture by Nick Ut(AP, for which he got the pulitzer price) arguably ended the vietnam war. With 65% burns the little girl running naked on the streets with napalm burns, is Kim Phuc Phan Thai, Living in Canada spoke about the whole ordeal – pretty heavy stuff, read it via yahoo below.

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yahoo link





Sarychev Peak volcano eruption from space!

10 09 2009

Spectacular photo from the space station when the Sarychev Peak Volcano erupted.





Beatles Fever, get your’s now.

9 09 2009

The Beatles Mono & Stereo Box Sets

    The Beatles albums are one of the most over produced and over re-mastered albums. If you have copies of their albums, chances are you are listening to a fourth or fifth time dubbed version of the master.  Here is a new rendition from their mono masters(Buy here). Probably the best way to hear Beatles and their instruments. Or get the Beatles Stereo Box that includes all 13 studio albums “remastered” for clarity(Buy Here).





LA Smoldering from Space – Nasa

2 09 2009

via: Gizmodo

The growing LA fires from the Nasa Terra satellite.





Calm urged after N Korea missiles

4 07 2009
 
NORTH KOREA 2009 TESTSmap
4 July – Seven suspected ballistic missiles fired
2 July – four short-range cruise missiles launched
25 May – second underground nuclear test brings new UN sanctions
25/26 May – series of short-range rockets fired
5 April – N Korea says long-range rocket was satellite launch

    North Korean activities drive the rest of the world impatient, calmness urged. 

    Could this be USSR all over again?   

    “South Korean officials said some of the missiles could have been medium-range Nodongs – which have the range to strike Japan – but that their flight distances had been deliberately shortened, Yonhap news agency said.”

 

 

 

 

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BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Calm urged after N Korea missiles.