Cactus Dome Nuclear

Cactus Dome: The Giant Vault Hiding the Past

Oct 2 2011

During the 1950's United States conducted many nuclear tests over the "Pacific Proving Grounds". This was one of them. In 1958 operation "Cactus" was completed - an 18 kT (kiloton) nuclear bomb was dropped and this 350ft crater was created.

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An Interesting Geological Location: Fly Geyser, Nevada

Oct 1 2011

Fly Geyser isn't very well known tourist attraction, even to Nevada residents. It is located right near the edge of Fly Reservoir and is only about 5 feet (1.5 m) high, (12 feet (3.7 m) if you count the mound on which it sits). The Geyser is not an entirely natural phenomenon, and was accidentally created in 1916 during the drilling of a well.

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“Look deep into nature, and you will understand everything better.”

Sep 30 2011

A quote by Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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Statue made of bullets

Guns and Bullets Aren't Just For Shooting

Sep 30 2011

They can also be used to create masterpieces like the ones sculptor by the name of Al Farrow has created. Take a look at what a creative mind can do with a few firearms and ammunition. It will blow you away!

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The Very Best Of Macro Photography Pt.2 [20 Pics]

Sep 29 2011

Check out this week's roundup of the best macro photos from around the world. Even if you aren't big on photography these photos will amaze you.

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Risky Business: Point of View Video of Summit Ridge Walk

Sep 28 2011

Summit Ridge walk is a very exposed part of Mount Lady Macdonald, and the super high drop-offs on both sides are the least of the climbers worries. Extreme gusts are reported to have caused fatalities on this ridge. Take a look at Nick Croken and several of his friends cross this ridge on video.

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Stone Forest China

China's Mythical Shilin Stone Forest

Sep 28 2011

These 'stone trees', are a notable set of karst formations located in the Shilin Yi Autonomous Country, Yunnan Province of China. Their creation is caused by the dissolution of limestone and are believed to be over 270 million years old.

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Automotive Auction Record: The $12.1 Million Dollar Ferrari

Sep 27 2011

This rare Ferrari 250 TR (Testa Rossa) was sold a few years back at an auction for an astonishing $12.1 million dollars USD. This particular Ferrari is one of just 22 that were built between 1957 and 1958. In total these cars won 10 of the 19 international races which they entered from 1958 and 1961.

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A Stylish Table Created Using A Real Airplane Engine

Sep 26 2011

This piece of furniture comes with a lot of history and character. It was created using a U.S. Army Boeing Stearman PT-13 aircraft engine. It features a nice glass top to expose the true beauty of the beast that lies beneath it. A truly stunning piece of furniture!

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Beautiful Photography

A Week In Photos (Week 1)

Sep 25 2011

A weekly roundup of the most beautiful places around the world. Make sure you check out www.1x.com for more goodness, or simply wait until the next weekend.

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“To define is to limit.”

Sep 25 2011

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right, you'll probably never do much of anything.”

Sep 24 2011

A quote by Win Borden.

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