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This evening's dessert - Sholeh Zard- or Persian saffron and rosewater rice pudding.

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This evening's dessert - Sholeh Zard- or Persian saffron and rosewater rice pudding.

A great review of why so many comedies look the same, and what Edgar Wright (Shawn of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, et al)...

A great review of why so many comedies look the same, and what Edgar Wright (Shawn of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, et al)  does different. And really, it is just good film-making advice.
http://player.vimeo.com/video/96558506

What the otherwise accurate Quinn does not say is that, aside from anything else, it is mathematically provable that...

What the otherwise accurate Quinn does not say is that, aside from anything else, it is mathematically provable that it is impossible to make a complex non-broken system.
https://medium.com/message/81e5f33a24e1

"Before the Storm" - Yanchep Lagoon

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"Before the Storm" - Yanchep Lagoon
#WeeklyPhotoProject2014  Weekly Photo Project 2014  curated by
Thomas Gillingham , Maurice Loy  , Samantha OBrien , Navin Upendran , Andrew Dobrucki , Bernhard Rembold ,
Robyn King , Francesco Scaglioni , 
ben wong 
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Week 22 : Sunset / Sunrise

"Time Removes the Tide"

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"Time Removes the Tide"
Lake McNess, Yanchep National Park. Over the past 30 years the water level has dropped due to draw-down on the Gnangara Mound groundwater supply. Since this sign was put up, the lake has dried almost completely.

#WeeklyPhotoProject2014  Weekly Photo Project 2014  curated by
Thomas Gillingham , Maurice Loy  , Samantha OBrien , Navin Upendran , Andrew Dobrucki , Bernhard Rembold ,
Robyn King , Francesco Scaglioni , 
ben wong
Week 17 : Time

"Broken Ground" - a rockfall on the coast, near a popular beach in Perth.

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"Broken Ground" - a rockfall on the coast, near a popular beach in Perth.
Part of my catchups...
#WeeklyPhotoProject2014  Weekly Photo Project 2014  curated by
Thomas Gillingham , Maurice Loy  , Samantha OBrien , Navin Upendran , Andrew Dobrucki , Bernhard Rembold ,
Robyn King , Francesco Scaglioni , 
ben wong
Week 4 : Broken

A scarred and battered gumtree at Tomato Lake.

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A scarred and battered gumtree at Tomato Lake.

An unusually cooperative Australasian Grebe at Tomato Lake.

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An unusually cooperative Australasian Grebe at Tomato Lake.

Making a Start...

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Making a Start...

#WeeklyPhotoProject2014  Weekly Photo Project 2014  curated by
Thomas Gillingham , Maurice Loy  , Samantha OBrien , Navin Upendran , Andrew Dobrucki , Bernhard Rembold ,
Robyn King , Francesco Scaglioni , 
ben wong
Week 18 : Trees

A combination of Auto-awesome HDR (thanks to auto bracketing on my HS10), and some tilt-shift filtering with the stock G+ editor.

h/t to Marcos Raúl Carot for this.

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h/t to Marcos Raúl Carot for this.

Originally shared by Eve Viscerator

Arguing with religious people. http://9gag.com/gag/a5dgoqG?ref=android.s.gp

Not just interesting, life-saving.

Not just interesting, life-saving.

Originally shared by Damn interesting

Massive meta-analysis of 10 studies (~1 million children) shows no link between autism and vaccinations.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X14006367

Thanks to Liz Quilty for spotting this.

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Thanks to Liz Quilty for spotting this. 

Originally shared by The Linux Foundation

Linux creator Linus Torvalds personally invites you to learn Linux: 

https://www.edx.org/course/linuxfoundationx/linuxfoundationx-lfs101x-introduction-1621#.U3PS1q1dX_R edX  #linuxnewbies

h/t to Ben Short for spotting this!

h/t to Ben Short for spotting this!

Want ... now I have to come up with a  use case for it!

Dr Who and Doctors Without Borders...

Dr Who and Doctors Without Borders...
https://www.humblebundle.com/books?doctorwho_bundle

#WeeklyPhotoProject2014 Weekly Photo Project 2014 curated by

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#WeeklyPhotoProject2014  Weekly Photo Project 2014  curated by
Thomas Gillingham , Maurice Loy  , Samantha OBrien , Navin Upendran , Andrew Dobrucki , Bernhard Rembold ,
Robyn King , Francesco Scaglioni , 
ben wong
Week 19 : Water

Shot at the 2014 Women's Global Event disc golf tournament in Perth. We had one rainstorm that lasted about 20 minutes... but it was a doozy!

Another amazing video and more stunning music from Lindsey Stirling , this time with Lzzy Hale.

Another amazing video and more stunning music from Lindsey Stirling , this time with Lzzy Hale. 

Originally shared by Lindsey Stirling

Don't have plans tonight?? How about watch my #ShatterMe video featuring LZZY HALE (OFFICIAL)?? http://youtu.be/49tpIMDy9BE
http://youtu.be/49tpIMDy9BE

#2014WGE #discgolf

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Originally shared by Rob Masters

#2014WGE #discgolf  
First cut of the photos from the 2014 Womens' Global Disc Golf Challenge 2014 - in Perth, Western Australia













#2014WGE #discgolf

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#2014WGE #discgolf   
Photos from the 2014 Womens' Global Disc Golf Challenge 2014 - in Perth, Western Australia. 
First time tournament organiser Arana did a superb  job, and it was great to see such a fantastic turn-out. Many thanks to Kinga for taking on the official role of TD, and to Kris K for helping Arana out with the registration process. 













OK - so now we have tractor beams! Hello future!

OK - so now we have tractor beams! Hello future!

Originally shared by Phys.org

Researchers build acoustic tractor beam - A team of researchers with members from the U.K., Scotland and the U.S. has built a functioning acoustic tractor beam in a lab—one that is able to pull objects of centimeter size. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the team describes how they built their device, why it works and to what applications it might be put. http://ow.ly/2GsWOV
http://ow.ly/2GsWOV

Perth Disc Golf Club league day at Rob Hancock Memorial

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Perth Disc Golf Club league day at Rob Hancock Memorial








Sheer genius. Caution: memetic hazards, and some bad language.

Sheer genius. Caution: memetic hazards, and some bad language.
https://github.com/bridgetkromhout/devops-against-humanity