Mar 24, 2015

Rubber Duckies


They fell into the Pacific ocean in 1992, and have been washing up ever since. Scientists use them to model ocean currents. Some of them have managed to travel 17,000 miles, washing up in the UK after spending years frozen in Arctic ice.

Via AsapSCIENCE.



Thanks to Taffy Cannon.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-464768/Thousands-rubber-ducks-land-British-shores-15-year-journey.html



Mar 23, 2015

Nice Sunsets



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New Corporate Headquarters in Downtown Peoria - Congratulations





Click to see the video

The CAT downtown campus is 31 acres.

It is bounded by Adams Street to Water Street, and Fulton Street to Interstate-74.

The main portion will be three office towers.



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  • Experience the New Headquarters: A Caterpillar Community ...

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  • Caterpillar Continues to Play in Peoria - CIProud

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    Caterpillar's CEO Doug Oberhelman revealed the company's new six-block, 31-acre global headquarters. "We talked about an extremely tall  ...
  • Caterpillar staying put in Peoria, expanding headquarters ...

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  • Proposed New Capital of Egypt



    Designed to cover some 435 sq miles, roughly the size of Singapore


    "It is a project as ambitious as Egypt's ancient pyramids.
    Built from scratch to escape Cairo's choking pollution, a planned new capital will feature an airport larger than London's Heathrow, a building taller than Paris's Eiffel Tower and more than 10,000 km (6,200 miles) of boulevards, avenues and streets.:




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