Posted in Out of the Ordinary, Travel, Wildlife

Picture of the Day: Elephant Family

Photograph by Khunkay A family of wild elephants are seen walking down a road inside Khao Yai National Park in Thailand. The park is the third largest in Thailand and covers an area of 300 square kilometers. In 1984 the park was made an ASEAN Heritage Park, and on July 14, 2005 the park,…

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Posted in Quotes

They Said It Better: Optimism

Spring Lavendar

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

– Helen Keller
Surely it cannot be impossible to maintain a sense of optimism and hope throughout a journey toward achievement. Like anything in life, these are ingredients for personal and professional success.
Stay inspired (and optimistic),
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Posted in History, Out of the Ordinary

Get Inspired: “Starry Night” on Water

Watch Turkish artist Garip Ay paint Van Gogh’s Starry Night on water. The technique Ay is using is known as Ebru or Paper marbling. It is a method of aqueous surface design which can produce patterns similar to smooth marble or other kinds of stone. The patterns are the result of color floated on…

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Posted in Out of the Ordinary, Science, Travel

Picture of the Day: Jupiterrise — TwistedSifter

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Mai [Oct. 20, 2016, Sarah Loft] This image of the sunlit part of Jupiter and its swirling atmosphere was created by a citizen scientist (Alex Mai) using data from Juno’s JunoCam instrument. JunoCam’s raw images are available at for the public to peruse and process into image products. JPL manages the…

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