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Forget Explosions -- Watch This 67-Foot Tanker Implode Like A Crushed Solo Cup In Seconds

Old hotness — exploding.
New hotness — imploding.

Leave it to Mythbusters to do something better than a giant BOOM! This giant tanker is made from 1/2-inch rolled steel, measures 67 feet and can carry 30,000 gallons of liquid. 40 more words


Autumn Birds day

I can hardly believe that it’s 4½ years since the last time I went on a birding day out with Paul Harvey from the Shetland Biological Records Centre – I thought it was just a year or two ago! 361 more words

Shetland Wildlife

Stuck for something to do at the weekend in Shetland? Not sure I believe you.

Just a quick round up of what I got up to at the weekend!  First, I got an exclusive preview of the Artisan Academy Exhibition of selected work of 3rd year Shetland College students of contemporary textiles at the Böd of Gremista. 363 more words

Shetland Wildlife

Government legalises copyright theft of yours and my photographs

This legislation means that photographers and illustrators alike will see their artworks legally taken and used for another’s own gain. Perhaps by the likes of big companies who can well afford to pay. 211 more words

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Is Professional Nikon DX dead?

I’m not sure I agree with Nikon’s understanding of the pro DSLR market by only having FX cameras in its current range and feel that it is irritating a lot of people by dumbing down its DX range. 620 more words

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And the birds returned... in pairs!

For some reason there has been a shortage of birds in my garden these past few weeks, in spite of there being the usual supply of food for them. 115 more words

Shetland Wildlife

Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Mars, the Moon and Mirrie Dancers too!

What an amazing night! After a few days of muggy, misty, cloudy and damp conditions, the forecast was for a clear night, the temperature perhaps getting down to freezing. 349 more words

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