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Boxing Classics ... Robin Reid vs Joe Calzaghe War of the Worlds ... February 13th, 1999 from Telewest Arena, Newcastle England ... Referee Roy Francis ... 9 out of 10 ...
Note Once again I have to disagree with the judges

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Hopping Joe Cascade - Genoa River Wilderness
Celebration: countdown 35

Balance at the flood and fill your billy with clear cold water.
Fan a flame gently until the leaves spark and explode with fire.
From saddle bag, add a good handful of dried China tea.
Wait till the mixture bubbles and brews, soothing the mind.
Finish with a mighty circular swinging of the billy,
air-cooling the contents for drinking.

Few have ever braved the wilds of north-east Gippsland, a handful have ever lived here.

Some say Hopping Joe was an old Scot adrift from his homeland. Others say he was a prospector left behind by the 1859 alpine gold-rush. He wandered the lonely highlands along the old colonial border between Victoria and New South Wales. It is not known whether he took his name from the creek (the first people custom), or gave his name to this lively tributary of the Genoa. A superb horseman, in later years, he lived in a bush tent along the creek with an old grey mare.

He is remembered imperfectly for providing hospitality once to a royal party travelling by horseback from Rockton to the Cann River. He is said to have prepared tea for a visiting Duke by first boiling creek water in an old billy can, blackened from long usage over fires. He then threw in a good handful of tea leaves, before removing the can from the fire. The creek still retells the story: how with a mighty circular swinging of the billy, Hopping Joe air-cooled the contents for drinking, telling the Duke that this was the 'Real Mackie' and it 'wouldn't curl a hair of any man's head'.

Image: After a fall of snow, Hopping Joe Cascades swirls through blue granite. The creek and the granite echo the other, just as their names resonate. There is nothing more satisfying to stand here and swing your billy in his memory.
There are many ways of processing an image - but to me, an image without its story, however poorly understood, is no better than catching falling light.
In this reprocess, I have toned for structure, looking for resonance between cascade and rock.
My field notes note the presence of foam or snow in places, and staining of the water from flood.

Celebrate: Thank you. To celebrate what we all achieved on G+, i am publishing the 50 most viewed posts in this collection until shutdown. This is a reprocessed image of upper Genoa water tributaries (35th most viewed - viewed 1,909,735 times).

After shutdown, you can find me by visiting https://wheretofind.me/@peterquinton
Adventure with me at my website: http://www.silenttheory.net
The books we wrote here on G+ are now on Amazon: https://amazon.com/author/peterquinton
My footprints are on GoogleMaps: https://goo.gl/maps/r2CtN5y38XJ2

#CelebrateCountdown (please feel free to use this hashtag to celebrate your own favorite posts)

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How to Respond to Negative Google My Business Reviews ? Here are Google’s tips for responding to negative reviews ...

#GoogleMyBusiness #GoogleBusinessReviews #GoogleLocalMaps #LocalListing #NegativeReviews #LocalSEO #Webmaster #GoogleTips
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Lioness stalking her prey (me) on the Serengeti

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Payback Time To Prominent Black Men Some Black Ladies Lost
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Here is the list of foods that benefits the body in more unique way. They actually looks like the body part, they are good for.

https://www.healthuses.com/22-healthy-foods-specific-body-parts/
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Donald #Trump is winning little applause in #Europe. Literally. On Friday (Feb 15), world leaders and country representatives gathered for the annual Munich Security Conference in #Germany. The Vice President #MikePence gave a speech representing the #US - but things took an icy turn when he brought up Mr Trump. At this, there was a complete silence from the crowd. Mr Pence waits expectantly his head down for several painful seconds of silence, before he moves on. You might dismiss this as a simple gesture of listening politely.

But consider this stark contrast: German Chancellor #AngelaMerkel received a standing ovation after she gave a speech that repeatedly criticised US foreign policy. In the speech, before 30 heads of government and 90 ministers, Ms Merkel resisted Mr Pence’s calls to withdraw from the #Iran nuclear deal, and criticised the US decision to withdraw its troops from #Syria. At one point, Ms Merkel slammed the President’s 'frightening' move to declare European car imports (built by BMW in South Carolina) a 'threat to national security'.


#WorldEconomy #Economy #Geopolitics #Diplomacy #Politics #ForeignPolicy #InternationalRelations #ForeignRelations #EconomicRelations #EconomicCooperation #Trump #TrumpAdministration #JCPOA #EuropeanUnion
Donald Trump won little applause during #MunichSecurityConference — and Ivanka wasn’t too pleased
https://www.news.com.au/finance/work/leaders/donald-trump-wins-little-applause-during-munich-security-conference/news-story/35f7d940cbae36a9e7861c87b3f70571
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A pretty celestial sight occurs on the predawn morning of Monday (Feb. 18), when skywatchers will see a rapidly descending Venus pass very close to a distant Saturn. At closest approach on Feb. 18, the extremely bright, white Venus will be located 1 degree (a finger's width) to the upper left of the dimmer, yellowish Saturn — placing both planets within the field of view of a backyard telescope. At that time, Venus will exhibit a waxing gibbous (more than half illuminated) disk. For best results, look for the duo low in the southeastern sky between 6 and 7 a.m. local time.

Many people I'm sure have referenced an idiom by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "Ships that pass in the night." Well, come early Monday morning (Feb.18), you'll be able to watch two planets that will pass in the dawn. One planet is very slowly descending into the dawn twilight and into eventual obscurity, while the other will become increasingly prominent in the weeks and months to come.

The planets in question are Venus and Saturn. Look for them around 5:45 a.m. local time, low above the southeast horizon. Brilliant Venus, shining with a steady silvery-white glow, will be passing about 1.1 degree above and to the left of the much dimmer and yellower Saturn. If you have a telescope you might want to try to get a view of its breathtakingly beautiful rings, although its low altitude — just 10 degrees above the horizon — will be a bit of a handicap since atmospheric turbulence can make for a rather unstable image. 

The tilt of the rings was at a maximum in October 2017, but they are still "wide-open" from our earthly perspective, some 24.5 degrees from edgewise. As for Venus, it displays a rather small gibbous shaped disk, 69 percent illuminated by the sun. Venus outshines Saturn's larger but duller disk and rings by some 70-fold.
 
One dazzles, the other is sedate

If you look at both Venus and Saturn through a telescope, Venus is unquestionably the brighter of the two objects. But you might wonder how this is possible. After all, both planets are perpetually covered with clouds and their respective albedos — the proportion of the incident sunlight reflected by those clouds — are exactly the same at 76 percent. Why, then, does Saturn appear so much duller than Venus if both are reflecting the same proportion of sunlight back toward Earth?

The key is their distances from the sun. 

Venus is currently 92.6 million miles (149 million kilometers) from Earth. Saturn is 1 billion miles (1.6 billion km) away. So compared with Venus, Saturn is 10.8 times farther away from the sun. And if we use the inverse square law — which states that the intensity of reflected sunlight is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the sun — then 10.8 multiplied by 10.8 shows that sunlight striking Saturn's cloud tops is 116.7 times weaker compared with sunlight striking the cloud tops of Venus. 

Later this year, both planets will cross paths with each other again — this time in the evening sky — on Dec. 11.

In any case, arise early on Monday and take a peek as the Goddess of Beauty snuggles up to the God of Time.


(Image: © Starry Night software)
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Hubble telescope is not the world’s first space telescope but this one is the most versatile and one of the largest telescopes launched in the low Earth orbit. It has been operational in the low Earth orbit since 1990.

With the help of this telescope researchers not only get amazing pictures of the cosmos but also understand the universe for the vital astronomy research. Here we enlist five most amazing Hubble telescope discoveries in the past 25 years.

https://mirrorcrunch.com/5-amazing-discoveries-using-the-hubble-telescope-in-the-past-25-years/
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Moons could possess moons of their own. A newfound candidate to be a giant alien moon, Kepler-1625b-i, may even possess one or more submoons that once had surfaces habitable by life as we know it, a new study finds. That moon is located nearly 8,000 light-years from Earth.

https://9to5spot.com/hunting-for-mini-moons-exomoons-could-have-satellites-of-their-own/
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The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel: “The Milky Way Base” –China Names First Human-Technology Landing Site on Moon’s Far Side.
https://dailygalaxy.com/2019/02/the-milky-way-base-china-names-first-human-technology-landing-site-on-moons-far-side/

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20 Pound Cat Mr Grim chilling with me in the Garage. He's a Hefty Black Cat that weighs 20 Pounds. Please Like,Share,And Subscribe for more videos. Thanks for watching!
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The latest video game software charts are now in from the United Kingdom and there’s been a few new entries in the top ten. Those are Far Cry: New Dawn, Metro Exodus, and Jump Force. However, the addition of these new games hasn’t forced New Super Mario…
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Mr Grim Being Cute as the cat wants attention. Please Like,Share,And Subscribe for more.
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Foods can be used as a natural remedy to regress blockage and prevent further damage to your arteries. Here are 21 of the best foods you can eat to free your arteries of build-up.

https://medmd.org/21-foods-naturally-unclog-arteries/
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Fast radio bursts are an unsolved mystery in physics.
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How to strengthen bones and joints naturally? Here are 7 best bone-fortifying foods that will provide you with a rich density of essential nutrients to boost the strength of your bones.

http://www.herbsmedicines.com/7-foods-to-make-bones-healthy-and-strong/
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To have a flat belly is a sign of sound health and fitness. Sometimes stomach gas and overweight become causes of belly fat, then a change in food habits can bring a good change by flatting belly. Following 10 foods will help you to get flat belly.

https://www.thehealthypage.com/10-surprising-flat-belly-foods/
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Luckily, you can help reduce your risk of the disease by cutting certain foods out of your diet. This article reveals the 7 worst foods for your brain.

https://www.howfitness.info/7-worst-foods-for-your-brain/
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Gold Is Becoming A Costly Affair in India
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7 Foods that Control Blood Sugar

One way to control blood sugar is to eat a healthful diet. A healthy diet is essential to reversing prediabetes. These seven foods will help you lower your blood sugar naturally.

https://health-zone.org/7-foods-control-blood-sugar/
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