super~blue~fu||~m00n…the clouds opened up and I got at least a few decent hand-held shots of this crazy moon before it also goes blood~red during the eclipse…wow. Thanks for slidin’ by! bb >*<
‘kaeru – the magic frog’… a few weeks ago, I opened the back door where I was house sitting and this beautiful sweet frog had been hiding under it. My little 4 yr. old friend, Emilie, says it’s a girl for sure! Thanks for hoppin’ on by today! :) bb >*<
In Japan, frogs are considered to have magical powers and they imply happy returns of money, fortune and/or a safe journey.
this sounds very cool!
Cucumber/mint- Lemon/ ginger – Blackberry/orange – Lemon/cayenne pepper Watermelon/mint – Grapefruit/rosemary – Orange/lemon – Lemon/lime Strawberry/ basil – Apple/cinnamon…idea combos.
Detox water is water that has been infused with the flavors of fresh fruits, vegetables or herbs. It’s sometimes referred to as fruit-infused water or fruit-flavored water.
You can make detox water at home in lots of different ways, using any combination of fruits, vegetables and herbs that you like.
Because it’s made by infusing flavor, rather than juicing or blending, detox water contains very few calories. That makes it a popular drink for detox regimens like the “lemon detox” or “master cleanse.”
Making detox water at home is very simple. All you need is water and a selection of fruits, vegetables and herbs.
Simply chop up your ingredients and add them to hot or cold water, depending on your preference. The more of an…
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“Hubble Views a Galaxy on Edge”
This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows an edge-on view of the spiral galaxy NGC 5023. Due to its orientation we cannot appreciate its spiral arms, but we can admire the elegant profile of its disk. The galaxy lies over 30 million light-years away from us. NGC 5023 is part of the M51 group of galaxies. The brightest galaxy in this group is Messier 51, the Whirlpool Galaxy, which has been captured by Hubble many times. NGC 5023 is less fond of the limelight and seems rather unsociable in comparison — it is relatively isolated from the other galaxies in the group. Astronomers are particularly interested in the vertical structure of disks like these. By analyzing the structure above and below the central plane of the galaxy they can make progress in understanding galaxy evolution. Astronomers are able to analyze the distribution of different types of stars within the galaxy and their properties, in particular how well evolved they are on the Hertzsprung–Russell Diagram — a scatter graph of stars that shows their evolution. NGC 5023 is one of six edge-on spiral galaxies observed as part of a study using Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys. They study this vertical distribution and find a trend which suggests that heating of the disc plays an important role in producing the stars seen away from the plane of the galaxy. In fact, NGC 5023 is pretty popular when it comes to astronomers, despite its unsociable behavior. The galaxy is also one of 14 disk galaxies that are part of the GHOSTS survey — a survey which uses Hubble data to study galaxy halos, outer disks and star clusters. It is the largest study to date of star populations in the outskirts of disk galaxies. The incredible sharp sight of Hubble has allowed scientist to count more than 30,000 individual bright stars in this image. This is only a small fraction of the several billion stars that this galaxy contains, but the others are too faint to detect individually even with Hubble. European Space Agency Credit: ESA/NASA
NASA sent this bulletin at 03/30/2015 11:03 AM EDT
“Merry Christmastide” to each and everyone of you here & around the world! I learned that ‘Christmastide’ is the festival season from Christmas Eve to after New Years Day…cool! The word came into the English language in the 1620’s. Have a marvelous time this season…sending out 3 separate post pics to represent from me to you & thank you for droppin’ in today. Peace to All. bb >*<