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Mark H
World War I: Unseen Images from the front - http://www.boston.com/bigpict...
World War I: Unseen Images from the front
World War I: Unseen Images from the front
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"A viscount in the Armoured Cavalry Branch of the French Army left behind a collection of hundreds of glass plates taken during World War I that have never before been published. The images, by an unknown photographer, show the daily life of soldiers in the trenches, destruction of towns and military leaders. This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the WWI" - Mark H from Bookmarklet
Mahdi
Yoga girl - yeeta.com - http://www.yeeta.com/_Yoga_g...
Yoga girl - yeeta.com - http://www.yeeta.com/_Yoga_girl
Yoga girl - yeeta.com - http://www.yeeta.com/_Yoga_girl
Yoga girl - yeeta.com - http://www.yeeta.com/_Yoga_girl
oh my god, she is beautiful - submit website free
she is also flexible :) - Mahdi
Wow, she's got some legs too. Or maybe a short yoga mat. Or maybe my yoga mat is extra long. Shutting up now. - Anika
Namaste-hey-hey-hey! - Josh Haley
Elasticity :--) - Mahdi
Just showed these to my missus who's been going to yoga for years. Her responses: "can't do that... can't do that... my legs don't do that... can't do that... no idea what that is... can't do that..." Damn. - Mark H
مهدیه خانوم شما هم میتونید تلاش کن :) - Mahdi
Mark, tell her to try more and more ... - Mahdi
fantastic - smilybaby
She is so flexible. i would like to be like her. - Mahdi
oh i wish I am like her lolol.... - Cheesycutie
I did not know this fact about you. I practiced yoga when i was in Sweden with one of my Indian Friend. she was really excellent in yoga. - Mahdi
yoga sexy - gempita
Drew Buddie
Einstein was right, you can be in two places at once - Science, News - The Independent - http://www.independent.co.uk/news...
RT @craignewmark: Einstein was right, you can be in two places at once - Science, News - The Independent http://ind.pn/hNeMPl - Drew Buddie
Mark H
Great Migrations - The Big Picture - Boston.com - http://www.boston.com/bigpict...
Great Migrations - The Big Picture - Boston.com
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"Move as millions, survive as one. That is the subtitle to the new seven-part television series from National Geographic called "Great Migrations". Animals great and small are on the move around the world, chasing resources in dangerous journeys that might take mere hours or span generations. To capture the images and video for the series, they spent two and a half years in the field, traveling 420,000 miles across 20 countries and all seven continents." - Mark H from Bookmarklet
Nice work if you can get it. Wonder who looked after the kids while they chased around the world for years. - Charlie Barone
Halil
Rare Buddhist flower found under nun's washing machine - Telegraph - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news...
Rare Buddhist flower found under nun's washing machine - Telegraph
The Udumbara flower was found in the home of a Chinese nun in Lushan Mountain, Jiangxi province, China. The rare Youtan Poluo or Udumbara flower, which, according to Buddhist legend, only blooms every 3,000 years, measures just 1mm in diametre. Miao Wei, 50, was cleaning when she discovered the cluster of white flowers under the washing machine. At first she thought the barely-there stems were worm eggs, however, the next day she discovered that the stems had grown 18 white tiny flowers on top and smelled "fragrant". Local temples believe the mini blooms are specimens of the miraculous Youtan Poluo flower - called "Udumbara" or "Udambara" in Sanskrit, meaning "an auspicious flower from heaven." - Halil from Bookmarklet
I'm confused now, just found this plant in an telegraph article, so maybe it is genuine and not a hoax? - Halil
Are there any botanists/horticulturists around to comment in this plant, out of curiosity? - Halil
Where's Jenny R.? She's a wildlife biologist and might know. http://friendfeed.com/taoofco... - Rochelle
Well I messaged her, still no reply, I guess she's sleeping or out maybe? - Halil
She's probably at work. She works out in the field, not at a desk all day. - Rochelle
There's a Wikipedia talk page with a warning that there is no sourcing on the articles around and the pictures look like Lacewing eggs. I'll keep looking. *Edit: stopping now but it looks like it really is just Lacewing eggs. - Heather
JEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEENNNY!!!!!! There. I bet she'll be around shortly to answer any questions you guys might have :) - Morgan Fugel
Heza-chan ^_^, that's what I've been reading too, if they really are lacewing eggs, looks like telegraph have been duped and need to print a re-traction. - Halil
LMAO Those are totally lacewing eggs. Not to mention the fact that the mirror-like substrate they're on...what is that, tile? Metal?...is an inhospitable environment for the growth of almost any plant. And anyway, the udumbara is an effing TREE. Not just a random microscopic plant. It's a type of fig tree treasured by Buddhists. - Hookuh Tinypants
tinypants, I posted the tree, see link http://friendfeed.com/nature..., apparently they claim this flower grows in the fruit. What im surprised by is that the telegraph a 100% right wing Tory paper has apparently been tricked and duped in to printing this story...and agree, the surface is rather an odd place for a plant, either way, something's up with this story. Also, its not a April fools day prank, its printed 1st March 2010. - Halil
Yes, technically the flower of this tree does indeed grow inside the fruit. This is a common trait of figs and fig-type trees. I could go into the science behind it but I'd rather not bore people to death. :D I wouldn't be surprised that the Telegraph printed a shite story. I've seen them do it before and I daresay they'll do it again. - Hookuh Tinypants
See also: "OMG! There's a picture of Jesus on my toast!" tinypants for the win. - Jenny
Reported it to them, if you notice there is "no" journalists name associated with the article, it seems its an independent article sold to the newspaper for publication. I gave them my details and will keep you informed of any reply. - Halil
Kathy Jacobs
From @sernovitz and the dammiwish blog... You need personality - Read the tag. Then think if there is a way your business could add humor to its offerings. I promise, people will remember a good joke longer than a serious tag line. Not only that, they will talk about it. (Want to order a shirt from TopGear? Check the link in the amplify.) - http://callkathy.amplify.com/2010...
From @sernovitz and the dammiwish blog... You need personality - Read the tag. Then think if there is a way your business could add humor to its offerings. I promise, people will remember a good joke longer than a serious tag line. Not only that, they will talk about it.

(Want to order a shirt from TopGear? Check the link in the amplify.)
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بشقاب های هنری جای بشقابهای زنگ زده - reズa .
اند بشقابهههه - ⓎⒶ➌ⒺⓇ یاسر
:) - reズa .
آخره بیکاری :) ولی خیلی خوبه هرایده و فکری که به فکرشون میاد فورا عملی میکنن - reズa .
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Kol Tregaskes
Woeful England suffer World Cup heartbreak - World Cup, Football - The Independent - http://www.independent.co.uk/sport...
Woeful England suffer World Cup heartbreak - World Cup, Football - The Independent
"England suffered World Cup heartbreak today in a controversial but crushing 4-1 defeat to old rivals Germany. Two goals from Thomas Muller, plus strikes from Miroslav Klose and Lukas Podolski, secured the Germans' passage into the World Cup quarter finals. But the match in Bloemfontein was marred by Frank Lampard's goal that never was." - Kol Tregaskes from Bookmarklet
Well Germany easily deserved their win, should have been more goals to them. England were absolutely awful. Today we had no defence, in other matches we didn't perform. We were lucky to even get this far. - Kol Tregaskes
Fatih Taşkıran
Fotoğraf çekmek kadar, çekilmek de bir sanat işidir :D - Fatih Taşkıran from Bookmarklet
: )))) ohaa süpermiş - kozi
resmin devamı var mı?? - Aynebilim Aşevi
Aynebilim :) Arkadaşların pozun devamını getiremedikleri için makineye bir daha el sürebildiklerini sanmıyorum :D - Fatih Taşkıran
ama ben meraklı insanım..ve hiç hoşlanmam böyle yarıda kalmış şeylerden:) - Aynebilim Aşevi
yuksek bir yer gibi acaba ne oldu - Cengiz Akyazı
WHOOOPS! - Andrew David
iyiymiş ya ben olsam hiç tutmazdım :)) - meryem
She might know now must be careful to lean back when carry heavy duty (breasts) :) - Yunus YAMANER (CITRIL)
Renato van Bloemenhuis
Hup holland hup!!!
mediaChick
Another big day for Holland, my second home. Goooooooo Team Oranje! #worldcup
Renato van Bloemenhuis
Here we go!!!! GO HOLLAND!!!!!! #ned #oranje
Hurrah for holland - Richard A.
Peety
GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLL Hup Holland Hup!!! Robben!!!!!!!!!!! 1-0
Hurrah for holland :-) - Richard A.
Michael R. Bernstein
Burning Tap Water and More: GASLAND Exposes the Natural Gas Industry : TreeHugger - http://www.treehugger.com/files...
Burning Tap Water and More: GASLAND Exposes the Natural Gas Industry : TreeHugger
Burning Tap Water and More: GASLAND Exposes the Natural Gas Industry : TreeHugger
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"In 2008, Josh Fox received a letter from a natural gas company. They were interested in leasing land owned by his family to do natural gas drilling. The offer was for $100,000, but instead of taking the money, Josh decided to do some research on the natural gas industry and ended up making a documentary called GASLAND." - Michael R. Bernstein from Bookmarklet
Ooh, I want to see this! - Jenny
Sarah Perez
Developers Betting on Android Long-Term, Says Survey - http://www.readwriteweb.com/archive...
Jemm
rationalists: I caught my cat reading the 'Dog Delusion' by Richard Pawkins
Kol Tregaskes
Android Team “Laser Focused” On The User Experience For Next Release - http://techcrunch.com/2010...
Android Team “Laser Focused” On The User Experience For Next Release
"Google’s Android team has been pushing new versions of the operating system at a furious pace since the first Android device hit the market in 2008. Lots of features have been added over the last couple of years. But the user experience hasn’t evolved much. That’s all going to change in the next version, we’ve heard from multiple sources close to Google. The team more or less has the core features they want at this point, say our sources, although more tweaks are certainly coming. But Google wants to put an end to the desire of handset manufacturers and carriers to add their own UI layer on top of Google – things like Sense, Motoblur, Ninjablur, etc." - Kol Tregaskes from Bookmarklet
what's funny is that most people I know who have Sense or one of the other UI's long for a vanilla aka AOSP experience. I have sense turned off on my Hero. Sense kind of slows things down sometimes. - A Gunny named Slickback
Also Google should take charge of software releases. The chokehold that the carriers and phone manufacturers have is ridiculous. - A Gunny named Slickback
Gunny, that seems true. Will find out myself I guess. ;-) - Kol Tregaskes
Don't get me wrong a rooted Android phone is a wonderful experience and thankfully Rooting can be trivial. - A Gunny named Slickback
The Evo has plenty of horsepower for it for sure :) - A Gunny named Slickback
Sue Radd
The Most Terrifying Mountain Bike Trail On Earth - http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/feature...
The Most Terrifying Mountain Bike Trail On Earth
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Er, I think the Bay Trail is a bit more my speed... - Sue Radd from Bookmarklet
That's an amazing site. I'd be scared, that's certain - Richard A.
better have some good brakes! - Cee Bee
I can't say "NONONONONONONONO!" enough for this - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Where do I sign up? - Justin Korn
All I can say is - wow. - Allan Besselink
Ho wow... just, wow. - Dean "Karnatos" Michaud
No! I could never go on that bike trail - I would completely freak and die of a heart attack! - Jannifer @wordsforliving
Wow. None for me, thanks. - Rahsheen
I would perhaps slowly walk on that trail, but no biking. - James Rishabh Mishra
I would rather hang-glide. or bungee-jump. or sky-dive. Compared to those, this looks suicidal. - MiniMage
Eeeekkk - Shevonne
Mark H
Jesse Stay
FriendFeed is for smart people
There's no way I was going to post that to Twitter :-) - Jesse Stay
RT: @jesse: FriendFeed is for smart people. :) Retweeted from FF. - NOT THE CRICKET
Thanks Jimminy :-) - Jesse Stay
well then i will have to delete my account - Allen Stern
If you comment here you're a smart person - no worries ;-) - Jesse Stay
yay! jesse - the more i comment, the smarter i am? - Allen Stern
Bye people.. - AJ Batac
Don't let Robert Scoble know about this ;-) He thinks he getting smarter over at Twitter... - Jeff P. Henderson
Commenting because I want to be smart. - Melly - #TeamMarina
And beautiful people too. I mean that in the good way, of course. ;) - Martha
Martha, yes, lots of beautiful people - awesome people, too - Jesse Stay
@Jeff He is thinks he is getting smarter there but he always needs to move the conversation off of that place because you can't really have a deep engaging brainshare there... - manielse (Mark Nielsen)
A Haiku: "To claim us all DEAD, To tell us we are all WRONG, makes one just look LAME" - Johnny
Why not post it on Twitter? I'm all for saying what you think. Telling it how it is. (stirring things up.) ;) If you want a conversation, if you need to discuss anything, if you need to talk, it has to be FriendFeed. - Technogran
Smarterer smarties choose FriendSmart =) - Micah
Sandra, the problem with posting it on Twitter is people will take it the wrong way. Too hard to explain there. - Jesse Stay
I wish to be smart, and thus I hang out in FriendFeed. - imabonehead
Oh my god, I am so in the wrong place. - Alix May
Cool. I hang out here too. - Robert Scoble from iPhone
Robert, definitely one of the reasons to hang out on FriendFeed! I believe the first time we met we arranged it on FriendFeed. - Jesse Stay
Isn't FF for the smart-est people or is that too dangerous to say? - Thomas Power
People always talk about 'smart' people - what does that even mean, anyway? - Mona Nomura
this guy ------> - sofarsoShawn
People that talk about the subjects you like and give you bits of information that you can drop in later conversation... - Johnny from iPhone
Mona, it means you're smart enough to ask what it means :-) - Jesse Stay
If it's for smart people I better leave. ;-) - Kol Tregaskes
Thank you, Mona. I was thinking the same thing. - Michael Fidler
Does being a smart ass qualify? - Brian Sullivan
Huh? I don't get it. - Melly - #TeamMarina
DanDan
Uni-quely sexy student babes | The Sun |Features - http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol...
Uni-quely sexy student babes | The Sun |Features
Uni-quely sexy student babes | The Sun |Features
RAPatton
A star is born: Hubble captures baby solar systems emerging from stellar womb | Mail Online - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/science...
A star is born: Hubble captures baby solar systems emerging from stellar womb
 | Mail Online
A star is born: Hubble captures baby solar systems emerging from stellar womb
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"It looks like a beautiful watercolour painting, but this picture reveals a collection of 30 baby solar systems bursting into life in the Orion Nebula. The stunning images were captured by the Hubble Telescope, which is run by Nasa and the European Space Agency. The highly sensitive observatory orbits Earth and is the only one able to take such detailed pictures in visible light." - RAPatton from Bookmarklet
LANjackal
"According to Time , one of the most prestigious news magazines, Droid was the “Numero Uno” gadget of the year." - Don't forget to rub this in the face of all your iPhone friends this week. I'm dead serious. I just posted this on my FB: Congratulations on being stuck with a subpar device (3GS) on the worst network in the country" - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
So this Time honor for the Droid is supposed to humiliate iPhone users? Not so much. Droid is certainly worthy competition which will hopefully keep the Apple folks working hard and perhaps inspire them to drop the ATT exclusive, among other things. - Kurt Starnes
Droid is good, ok, but not as fast as iPhone 3GS. As Kurt (well) said; competition is better, however. - Özkan Altuner from iPhone
It's more than competition. It's an alternative lifestyle. Apple is no longer think different, especially when you consume the media and everyone speaks about how great the iphone is when their device has been upgraded, but as yet without a re-design. - Richard A.
You know what's most amazing... you could live your whole file without ever buying an Apple product. I have. - Adrian
I know, and at the moment pc makers are leading, with integrated 3g modems :-). Such a great little feature to have. :-). - Richard A.
Richard: I still see it as competition - Droid and the coming Google Phone will be great for the market. For me these devices are just tools, not lifestyles. As a current iPhone user, I'm more interested in Google Phone than Droid, FWIW. - Kurt Starnes
There's no question Google Phone will be the more revolutionary product in terms of concept. Execution, however, may be something else entirely. Take a look at the disappointment that Wave has been - LANjackal from IM
Google Phone is apparently made by HTC but running fully functional Android. From what I have read, Droid doesn't fully utilize Android - like multi-touch, for example. - Kurt Starnes
That depends on how useful you find Multitouch. I don't miss it at all. That and the overseas models (Milestone) support the feature anyway - LANjackal from IM
Multitouch is essential to games. All iPhone OS shooters and most action games would have been impossible without it. - Pavlo Zahozhenko
That makes perfect sense generally. Except for me, since I don't play games on my DROID. - LANjackal
Pavlo: Actually, come to think of it ... IIRC while the DROID doesn't support multitouch out of the box, apps written for it can and do support the feature, which takes care of the games problem - LANjackal
@LANjackal Android OS supports multitouch on capacitive touchscreens, so it is possible to develop multitouch-aware apps. However, the absence of multitouch in DROID is a legal issue, so multitouch apps might not be available in the U.S. Android Market due to the same reason. With such restriction developers may think twice before using multitouch in their apps... This legal stuff slows down the evolution of Android apps ecosystem. - Pavlo Zahozhenko
Actually, multitouch-capable apps for the DROID *ARE* available in the US. The Dolphin Browser is an example thereof: http://blog.laptopmag.com/dolphin... - LANjackal from IM
Good :) I didn't know about it. - Pavlo Zahozhenko
Speaking of Dolphin Browser... can someone with a DROID try it out and give their impressions of it compared to the stock Browser. It's features are great, but I get it crashing and freezing a lot on my G1. - Adrian
The UI is hideous, but it works pretty well. That said, I prefer the stock browser because *gasp* it's more aesthetically pleasing - LANjackal from IM
The UI is kind of home brewed looking, but it has gesture support and all kinds of nifty "lab-like" things if you spend some time exploring it. The question is performance compared to the stock browser on some kick-ass hardware... - Adrian
If you're interested in performance, check out the link I posted above. It's significantly faster than the stock browser - LANjackal from IM
Good point thanks, it seems to perform admirably based on the video. - Adrian
Hmmmm I revisited Dolphin while at sushi last night and discovered that it's gotten a LOT better in the few weeks since I last looked at it (Read: it's no longer an eyesore). Skins are available for free in the Marketplace, including a red one that goes very well with the DROID. It's also MUCH faster than the stock browser. I've made it my default - LANjackal
Scoble, Alex Scoble
Thanks everybody again for all your well wishes and mazel tovs. Wedding went well and everybody had a great time. Cassie and I are a little hung over from the after party and the after after party. We didn't drink much during the wedding.
Mazel tov indeed! - Michelle Jones
Mary Carmen
I really love kissing.
*scrambles to find chapstick* - Morgan
:) :* yay! - tehKenny
What a coincidence. ) - Vampire Hunter DYSP
What's not to love? - Ha3rvey (on hiatus)
Who doesn't? Good pass time. - Richard A.
AJ Batac
Exclusive photos: Polar bear turns cannibal - http://blogs.reuters.com/photo...
Exclusive photos: Polar bear turns cannibal
Exclusive photos: Polar bear turns cannibal
"These are exclusive pictures to Reuters of a Canadian polar bear eating a cub that it killed and cannibalized. A global study released in 2008 suggests that climate change has turned some polar bears into cannibals. However, a local Inuit leader told journalists that a male polar bear eating a cub is a normal occurrence." - AJ Batac from Bookmarklet
On a Planet Earth episode they mentioned that the only predator a mother polar bear has to worry about for her cubs is a male polar bear. I think it is a normal occurrence. - Benjamin Golub
Man's gotta eat. - Shey
I think this is getting extra attention because it makes a good story apropos global warming. As Rev. above points out, tomcats often kill and eat freshly born kittens. It doesn't happen seldom, it's a matter-of-fact thing. But this too is probably caused by global warming, naturally... - Raoul Pop
Some male animals kill the young of other female animals so they'll go into heat and mate with that male. - Shey
lol@MVB - Shey
Probably, with the reducing ice caps, this will happen more often because there's much more competition between males. - João Almeida
I agree with Benjamin Golub, I heard the same on Planet earth:Pole to Pole episode. - Ashish
Echoing João, probably it won't happen bc of competition, but because there's no damn place to hunt! - Franc, a rememberer
I think it's probably normal behavior too, unless they can measure an increase in the activity. Male animals have an incentive to kill rivals' offspring. - John (bird whisperer)
The question would be is this increased above normal or maybe a survey of seal kill vs cub kill - WarLord
Some guys will do anything to get out of child support. - Spidra Webster
Yup, normal. But still, poor cub. =( - rönin
helix the cat
Best funeral service ad ever! :))
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Come a little closer,now wait for the train,and jump! it was nice to do business with you! haha lol - the king of the interweb
There's something wrong with that, wonder how many people take it seriously. - Richard A.
@Richard A. I hope not much because committing suicide just because an ad said so is stupid - the king of the interweb
In certain places taking it seriously would be complaining to the BBA about the content of the advert... ;-) - Richard A.
i think that's the humor you could use if you need to buy a coffin - helix the cat
I shouldn't like this but I can't help myself ;-) - Nicola
And they say Advertising is bad for us .. sheesh - Steven J. Ram
AJ Batac
Scuba Diver Girls
Scientists Work To Protect Cuba's Unspoiled Reefs - http://scubadivergirls.com/conserv...
npr - Cuba has some the most extensive coral reefs in the hemisphere, but political strains between Washington and Havana largely have kept American scientists away. A new partnership for marine research is trying to change that at one of Cuba' - Scuba Diver Girls
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