These last days, there was a lot of talk about traffic ajms obsevred on the road to Mount Everest summit. They were the cause of several dramatic accidents in 2019, like in the previous years. Most people would not imagine how challenging survival is at high-altitude, without even counting on the huge physical exhaustion from… Read More
A photographer assembles a Photoshop montage showing Steven Spielberg (world-famous movie producer of Jurassic Park and Jaws) in front of what looks very much like a dead Triceratops (a dinosaur which wasn’t seen on Earth face in the last 60 million years at least). Not the best of taste for sure but who would believe… Read More
Let’s admit that it won’t be easy to see such a whale shark baby playing (or discovering how to play) with the bubbles produced by scuba divers. So cute a baby! Source: Requin-Blanc.
So, you are considering switching jobs to reach a new level or get a better salary. I’m sure that you already connected to Monster.com and LinkedIn. But you may need a few more resources to improve your chances. I have few unusal ideas to help: BestJobs will find you interesting job offers in Europe. Creating… Read More
Why? During a public recording of “des papous dans la tête“, France Culture radio station show, on the 6th of June 2004, Françoise Treussard rhetorically asked herself if the author of the classical question-story about the chicken who would have crossed the road was present in the studio. I took the issue in my own hands as if… Read More
Iranian mosques are decorated of marvelous ceilings witnesses to centuries of devotion and artistic prowess. On BoredPanda.
Try and work in these conditions! And I thought that People’s Republic of China had unions to protect workers…
Aren’t they cute these pinnipeds?
Mount Everest is high. No. It’s the highest point on Earth and it is 29,029-feet high. Do you see what it really means? This is too high to easily recognize. So, Richard Johnson, Bonnie Berkowitz, and Lazaro Gamio provided a web page with a long graphical representation of this height. You can visit at Scaling… Read More
Yes! I did it again! Here is a new web site I launched recently. this time, the intent is to share Marion Jonchères’ passion for cold, ice, snow and altitude. Here, you will only find extreme sports, high altitude mountaineering, North Pole or South Pole. But this is based on detailed commentaries and spectacular pictures.… Read More
Here comes Summer with its trail of cute little dresses for the beach and bathing suits. But, for Star Wars fans, it’s time to rush for these extreme suits perfect for planet Hott. Shop at http://shop.blackmilkclothing.com/ (Sorry! Out of stock now).
You can’t have too many fonts for your computer. Or can you? Actually, I am trying to make sure that you will get much more than you can swallow here: tens of thousands of character fonts. Not only a bunch of them, but two sources of the nicest kind. FontPark is nothing less than a… Read More
I like to see it summarized in a wider scope on the following graph: What do you not see? Via: ScienceBlogs.
How did carbon dioxide evolve in Earth atmosphere in the nearly 1 million years in the past? YouTube link
Phone manufacturing plants are impressively clean and tidy. However, at least in a Foxconn China factory, the workers live in a slightly less pleasant quarters. This is what Joel Johnson, Gizmodo reporter, has been able to show us. All the photos and comments are on Wired.
You certainly knew that the great movie director, Alfred Hitchcock, was used to, first in order to reduce budgets, then merely for fun, keep one little cameo appearance in each of his movies, sometimes even a small role. An Internet user collected them all (nearly) in a single sequence. YouTube link
Roumazeilles.net just went through one of these moments I will easily remember! The visit count regularly climbs since the inception of the web site, but I just noticed something I’m pretty proud of: In the last year (more precisely, the last 365 days), this web site got more than one million visits as counted by… Read More
This is a very old age for a web site, but they actually started before the web, in 1990, as a set of scripts on Usenet group rec.arts.movies. Today, IMDB is a major web database full of details about movies and the movie industry. Happy Birthday IMDB!
Normally, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is interesting only the physicists for its uses in scientific research and the physicians for the fabulous pictures it gives of the insides of the human body. An MRI scanner will allow to display fine cuts of the body of the patient laid into the machine, but what is to… Read More