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Alkali Metals vs. Water

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Alkali Metals vs. Water Alkali metals can be cut like butter but they positively hate water… Do we even have to say, do not repeat it at home? Link Today’s pictures & links: Playboy’s Land Yacht! What a design… Why didn’t they make it? It would fit perfectly with the “1980s Decade of Excess”. [...]

Top 10 Funniest Holiday Complaints Are Revealed | Cheap Holidays Packages

Funniest Holiday Complaints Are Revealed | Cheap Holidays Packages The sand’s too hot and the women look too good in bikinis are just two of the odd complaints made by holiday-makers it’s been revealed. Customer services at an online travel agency have taken a look at some of more bizarre complaints they received in 2010 and produced [...]

Milky Way Transit Authority

Image: Samuel Arbesman Sure, anyone could consult an atlas of the Milky Way Galaxy to see what’s all there, but if you think like Samuel Arbesman, that won’t do. He has created a handy station and route map of spiral galaxy as a way of making the immense more accessible. Introducing the Milky Way Transit Authority. This [...]

Gibraltar Airport in Spain

This airport is interesting fact that its runway intersects road into Spain. When aircraft taxis to the runway, highway from both sides overlaps by barriers, stopping the flow of transport. Gibraltar Airport (IATA: GIB, ICAO: LXGB) is the civilian airport that serves the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar on the Iberian Peninsula. It is owned by [...]