Photos Of The Worlds Largest Ship Under Construction

Maersk-Triple-E-sThis blog has photos of a Maersk Triple E ship being built in South Korea. Twenty of these container ships are scheduled to be produced by 2015. Triple E can carry 18,000 containers – 11 layers tall inside and 10 layers tall above deck.

Read about it HERE.

 

Incredibly Interesting Stuff About 15 English Words

Books-sAccording to Mental_floss -

Let’s face it, some words are a lot more interesting than others. But then again, some words are secretly interesting—they might seem straightforward on the surface, but hidden behind them is some remarkable quirk or bizarre piece of trivia that sets them apart. Check out fifteen examples of words that are a lot more interesting than they seem.

Find out what is unusual about eighty-eight, happenchance, and more HERE.

 

Chill Out – Background Noise Generator

chillinEveryone needs to relax and chill out sometimes. Soundrown is an online noise generator, that allows you to choose among and mix 10 different soothing sounds. I found the mix of birds and fountain particularly nice.

Go to Soundrown HERE.

 

Woman Sees 100 Times More Colors Than The Average Person

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From Popular Science -

When Concetta Antico looks at a leaf, she sees much more than just green. “Around the edge I’ll see orange or red or purple in the shadow; you might see dark green but I’ll see violet, turquoise, blue,” she said. “It’s like a mosaic of color.” Antico doesn’t just perceive these colors because she’s an artist who paints in the impressionist style. She’s also a tetrachromat, which means that she has more receptors in her eyes to absorb color. The difference lies in Antico’s cones, structures in the eyes that are calibrated to absorb particular wavelengths of light and transmit them to the brain. The average person has three cones, which enables him to see about one million colors. But Antico has four cones, so her eyes are capable of picking up dimensions and nuances of color—an estimated 100 million of them—that the average person cannot. “It’s shocking to me how little color people are seeing,” she said.

Continue reading HERE.

 

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So, You Need To Be Told How To Make A Sandwich

sandwich-sLifeHacker reports -

It’s not that hard to throw a sandwich together, but being more strategic in your sandwich layering strategy could make the difference between a sloppy sandwich and one that keeps its ingredients together as it should.

Sounds important – better continue reading HERE.

 

What the World’s Biggest Tuba Sounds Like [video]


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