Monthly Archives: January 2012

The scientific tourist #208 — A6M7 Zero fighter

Coming to you from the San Diego Air and Space Museum, it’s an A6M7 Zero fighter…

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Casual Friday — inserting objects into existing imagery

So let’s say you’ve got a photograph of some place, and you really wish it contained something that wasn’t present at the time the image was taken. A recent presentation at SIGGRAPH shows how to do just that in a realistic way, and Photoshop isn’t involved…

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Carnivalia — 1/18 – 1/24

The past week’s bounty crop of (mostly) science-related blog carnivals for your reading pleasure…

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The scientific tourist #207 — the VK-1 jet engine

This week’s picture comes to you from the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Tutusville, Florida. It’s a Russian VK-1 jet engine…

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Casual Friday — don’t break the internet!

For those who haven’t become saturated by the argument (in the U.S., anyway) over the SOPA / PIPA bills floating around in Congress, here’s a bit more background for you…

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Carnivalia — 1/11 – 1/17

The past week’s collection of science-related blog carnivals for you…

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Tweets du jour for 2012-01-19

Web Goes On Strike: Jan 18th! All-out blackout 2 stop #SOPA #PIPA. Petition @twitter and other sites to join us. http://t.co/1U7Lj5SS # Powered by Twitter Tools Possibly related posts (auto-generated list): Tweets du jour for 2011-06-27 Tweets du jour for … Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #206 — Albertosaurus

From the San Diego Natural History Museum, here’s a cut-away Albertosaurus…

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Casual Friday — build a 30-story building in 360 hours

Lest there’s any doubt that ingenuity is driving China to a real estate bubble, here’s the latest construction innovation to come from the Middle Kingdom: a prefab 30-story hotel built in 360 hours…

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Carnivalia — 1/04 – 1/10

The past week’s crop of science-related blog carnivals for you

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