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Have not tried the mobile app, but works pretty good through Chrome.


BeFunky Photo Editor lets you apply photo effects, edit photos and create photo collages with collage maker.
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I am going to check it out. 
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Ridic. . . . . .
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed legislation prohibiting any religious speech or evangelization outside of places of worship.
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Incredible, but foretold. Government turning on religion. Worldwide you can see why with the world's religions being involved in every conflict ever fought. Jehovah's Witnesses being neutral in world affairs don't fit... 
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Clever and so true.
 
Top kek.

If you're here, you've probably seen our "Text and Drive" billboard. And if you have, you probably came to this website to tell us what horrible people we are for running an ad like that. And you'd be right.

It is a horrible thing for a funeral home to do. But we're not a funeral home.

We're just trying to get Canadians to stop texting and driving, which is projected to kill more people in Ontario this year than drinking and driving. That's right. More.
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There's an old bit of elementary-school folklore that you can't fold a piece of paper more than six times. And there's a mathematical theorem that shows exactly how many times you really can fold paper. And then there's the +Hydraulic Press Channel on YouTube, which decided to violate all the laws of mathematics and physics by brute force.

The result is a rather fascinating display of physics at work. I have a theory as to what's going on here, but I would need a hydraulic press, a thermocouple, and an electron microscope to be sure. (Anyone have these sitting around? This would be fun)

You can see the video, the math, and my proposed explanation here: https://medium.com/@yonatanzunger/folding-paper-with-a-hydraulic-press-c858f3d12a58#.n074iyfxv

Thanks to +Chris Colohan for finding this, and posing the challenging question of just what's going on here.
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Bon Iver, in case you haven't heard.
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Just let Beck stare into your eyes and enjoy the first two tracks of this masterpiece of an album.
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Massive Attack + Hope Sandoval = perfection.
And a splash of Cate Blanchett certainly can't hurt.
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Conditions Are Ripe for an Intense Fire Season in Amazonia

El Niño conditions in 2015 and early 2016 altered rainfall patterns around the world. In the Amazon basin, El Niño reduced rainfall during the wet season, leaving the region drier at the start of the 2016 dry season than any year since 2002.

“Severe drought conditions at the start of the dry season have set the stage for extreme fire risk in 2016 across the southern Amazon,” said Doug Morton, an Earth scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and a co-creator of the fire forecast. The wildfire risk for July to October now exceeds the fire risk in 2005 and 2010—drought years when wildfires burned large swaths of the rainforest.

The Amazon fire forecast analyzes the relationship between certain climate observations and active fire detections from NASA satellites to predict fire season severity. Developed in 2011 by scientists at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) and NASA, the forecast model is focused particularly on the link between sea surface temperatures and fire activity. Warmer sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific (as observed during an El Niño) and Atlantic oceans shift rainfall away from the Amazon region, increasing the risk of fire during dry months.

The forecast team also tracks changes in water storage during the dry season. The maps above show the accumulated deficit in surface and underground water storage in 2016 and other recent drought years, as reported by the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre. The accumulated deficit is measured from August through May; for example, August 2015 to May 2016 sets the stage for the 2016 dry season. Shades of red depict areas where rainfall has been below normal, while blues were above normal.

For 2016, El Niño-driven conditions are far drier than in 2005 and 2010—the last years when the region experienced drought. The prediction team has developed a web tool to track the evolution of the fire season in near-real time by Amazon region. Estimated fire emissions from each region are updated daily based on active fire detections—made by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite—and data from previous years in the Global Fire Emissions Database. So far, the region has seen more fires through June 2016 than in previous years, another indicator of a potentially tough season.

“When trees have less moisture to draw upon at the beginning of the dry season, they become more vulnerable to fire and evaporate less water into the atmosphere,” said UC-Irvine scientist Jim Randerson, who collaborated with UC-Irvine scientist Yang Chen on building the forecast model. “This puts millions of trees under stress and lowers humidity across the region, allowing fires to grow bigger than they normally would.”

NASA and UC-Irvine scientists have worked in recent years with South American officials and scientists to make them aware of the forecast. Liana Anderson, a from Brazil’s National Center for Monitoring and Early Warning of Natural Disasters, said “fire forecasts three to six months before peak fire activity are important to identify areas with higher fire probability for integrated planning.”

The fire forecast team is also working to improve wildfire forecasts in other regions of the world. The scientists recently identified nine regions outside the Amazon where fire season risk could be forecast three- to six months ahead of peak fire activity. Randerson said it may be possible to build seasonal fire forecasts for much of Central America and for many countries in Southeast Asia.

http://go.nasa.gov/29rhkur
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That would be a catastrophe for sure. That coupled with the economic woes would be devastating to South America as a whole.. 
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