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  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Sunshine, Earthshine

    03/20/2015 12:28:01 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 20 replies
    NASA ^ | March 20, 2015 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: Today's date marks an Equinox and a New Moon. Remarkably, while the exact timing of both geocentric events occur within a span of only 13 hours, the moon also reaches its new phase only 14 hours after perigee, the closest point in its orbit. That makes the Equinox New Moon the largest New Moon of 2015, though hard to see since that lunar phase presents the Moon's dark, night side to planet Earth. Still, in this well composed image of a young lunar phase from late January you can glimpse both night and day on the lunar surface, the...
  • HOW TO MAKE A HUMMINGBIRD STEW, er, FEEDER

    03/19/2002 7:03:24 PM PST · by lds23 · 7 replies · 16,413+ views
    Journal of Irreproducible Results ^ | March 2002 | Dale Lowdermilk
    HOW TO MAKE A HUMMINGBIRD STEW FEEDERCommercial hummingbird feeders can be bought at most pet shops for under $25, however you can make your own for a lot less using recyclable material and have a delicious meal in the process.The Ultimate Objective Your goal is to create a “cradle” out of heavy wire or a metal coat hanger which will suspend an upside-down slender bottle (glass or plastic) filled with sugar-water. The liquid is released through a hole in the bottle cap. Remember, the fatter the better!Needed Items1. Plastic or glass bottle (water or soft drink bottles with red plastic...