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Milkweed seed pod

A solitary milkweed seed pod was spotted during a photowalk along Easy Road at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Prince William County, Virginia USA. According to Drew Chaney, a.k.a., “plantmandrew,” it is either… 116 more words

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Thor (again)

Thor is a very large, heavy, fairly aggressive cat, adopted around two years ago. He came to me with serious attitude (and a different name). He still has the attitude, and it’s honestly what I love about him most. 56 more words



It was not the Aperture I remembered.

The laboratories in which Womble and I arrived had been pristine to a fastidious extent, well-managed and immaculate. Every surface of white, grey or black panels was scrubbed clean and showed not one iota of dirt or dust. 2,135 more words

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"Winter Meadowhawk" dragonflies

The season called “winter” is defined two ways: atmospheric scientists, including meteorologists and climatologists, define winter as the three-month period from December to February; … 306 more words

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Basic photography - manual settings in a nutshell.

If you are content to point and shoot with an automatic camera, you will these days usually do just fine. But let’s say you are looking for a bit more, with some manual control over the settings. 626 more words


Valve’s ‘Bridge Constructor Portal’ arrives on iOS and macOS December 20th

(Source: 9to5mac.com)

Portal is a beloved gaming franchise for many, and while fans still want a proper sequel to the game’s last release, it’s probably not happening anytime soon. 172 more words