Monthly Archives: December 2013

Picture of the Day and Happy New Year 2014.

December 31, 2013 – Picture of the Day: A lunar eclipse at Devils Tower December 10, 2011. “You were born an original – Don’t Die a Copy.” Steve Sabol NFL Films (Credits – David Porter of the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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Global Volcanoes, Impact Craters, Earthquakes, Plate Boundaries and El Salvador Volcano Eruption Photo.

December 30, 2013 – This Dynamic Planet: The map above show global volcanoes, impact craters, earthquakes, plate boundaries and notable events, i.e., 19 volcanoes, 9 earthquakes, and 23 impact craters. Once you click on the link below, the slider along … Continue reading

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Wintry Wanderings Among Chelsea’s Ghosts.

December 29, 2013 – Wintry Wanderings Among Chelsea’s Ghosts: I’ve lived in some historic places over the years — Paris, Greenwich Village, Washington — but it wasn’t until I spent a winter in Chelsea a year ago that I felt … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska.

December 28, 2013 – Picture of the Day: Only a few days left to submit your favorite federal recreational lands photos (click link below). Submit Your Entry Here Pictured above, is a stunning photo of an island in Kenai Fjords … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Night Sky over Arches National Park.

December 27, 2013 – Picture of the Day: The night sky over Arches National Park in Utah. (Credits – Jacob W. Frank and the U.S. Department of the Interior). The Master of Disaster

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Seeds That Burn – The New Crude Oil by the Acre.

December 26, 2013 – Seeds That Burn: The new crude oil – Jatropha seeds burn easily because of their high oil content (above). A California Start-Up Uses Plant Seeds for a Biofuel In an unmarked greenhouse, leafy bushes carpet an … Continue reading

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Lightning in Canyonlands National Park – Utah.

December 25, 2013 – Picture of the Day: We are going to take a break from winter photos and share one from warmer times in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. Here is what photographer Ling Ling had to say about this … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas 2013.

December 24, 2013 – Happy Holidays 2013 from the staff at the Chaos Blog. The Master of Disaster

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Bolivia’s Uturuncu Volcano May Be Forming into a new Super Volcano.

December 23, 2013 – UTURUNCU VOLCANO, Bolivia Called New Super Volcano: The broad hill at the base of Uturuncu is unassuming. Its gentle arc fades naturally into the Andean landscape. But the 43-mile-long stretch of rocky soil is now an … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – A Caribbean Beach for Winter.

December 22, 2013 – Picture of the Day: Rather go to a Caribbean paradise than to the North Pole during the holidays? This beach at Maho Bay, on the north side of the island of St. John, recently was added … Continue reading

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