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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Felsenmeer in Flammen: A natural spectacle with music and lasershow

And another spectacular show was brought on air tonight, including fireworks and very good music. This years’ theme was “A trip around the world” – with music with accents from several places; like Brazil, New York, China. My favorite: Felsenmeer in Flammen 2014: Crystallize – Lindsey Stirling (Dubstep Violin Original Song) @ YouTube Not sure […]

Bárðarbunga, an Icelandic volcano: links and live data

Websites with links and live data: * Data: Weerstation Langerak (data+webcams) * Data: 3D earthquake map * Webcams: Live from Iceland * Webcams: Webcam collection * Info/Data: Institute of Earth Sciences * Info/Data: IJsland enzo (earthquakes) * Info/Data: Icelandic Meteorologiscal Office * Info/Data: Follow the seismic and volcanic activity near Bárðarbunga * Info/Background: Daily KOS […]

Earthquake scales (adjusted) in Germany, Europe

As you might have noticed, the earthquakes are increasing here in Germany. Every time I left an “I felt it!” remark to the agencies that investigate earthquakes there are a bunch of descriptions that you’re being asked. However, the comparisons to the current earthquake scale descriptions didn’t really match with what they felt like. My […]

And yet another earthquake at Darmstadt: M2.6

Although we had a short discussion what it exactly was, I kind of knew it was yet another one and guessed it was around M2.5 Then, on Twitter, the first reactions and discussions, some people nearby didn’t feel it, some did. Also at work some people were aware of it, some weren’t. Only a few […]

Equine Plastic Surgery enhancements.

Via the Veterinary Medical News Network: There has been a startling increase in the number of Arabian Horses becoming addicted to plastic surgery in the last few months. The increase is mainly driven by the desire to get “likes” on “Facebook Selfies”. A Survey by the American Academy of Equine Plastic Surgery (AAEPS) found that […]