Lake Superior’s Frozen Wonder: The Apostle Islands Ice Caves, Part II

How awesome would this be! It looks amazing and interesting. Thanks for posting.

Travel. Garden. Eat.

The media outlets are still featuring Lake Superior’s ice caves, with temperatures forecasted to reach 30°F (-1°C) this coming weekend, likely to result in large crowds trying to catch a last glimpse of these fleeting wonders.  The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore’s Facebook page posted this update yesterday, reminding all that the ice caves are not a permanent feature (and thankfully, that sub-zero temps are not, either, as many of us were beginning to wonder):

As the weather warms up, the walk to the ice caves will be more pleasant – but that also means that icicles will start melting and falling and there will be more slush on the ice – make sure not to stand under ice formations and wear waterproof boots – with ice cleats!

The Apostle Islands’ Facebook post provided a nice segue to another group of photos from our ice caves visit last Saturday.  Sub-zero temps meant no threat…

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Pregnant Mom Caught On Video Driving Minivan Into Ocean With Her 3 Kids Inside

You know people have their reasons for doing some of the stupid things that they do! But come on what is it proving by driving into the ocean with your children inside the vehicle? This world has gone totally crazy when people don’t think about anyone but themselves.


This is amazing!

It Is What It Is

~~March 5, 2014~~



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“QUANTUM SHOT” #52Link – by Avi Abrams


The Most Amazing Music Machine you will ever see!
(but not at the Smithsonian)

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Some of you have probably received this video by email, with accompanying text:

University of Iowa Farm Machine Music

This incredible machine was built as a collaborative effort between the Robert M. Trammell Music Conservatory and the Sharon Wick School of Engineering at the University of Iowa. Amazingly, 97% of the machines components came from John Deere Industries and Irrigation Equipment of Bancroft Iowa, yes farm equipment!

It took the team a combined 13,029 hours of set-up, alignment, calibration, and tuning before filming this video but as you can see it was WELL worth the effort.
It is now on display in the Matthew Gerhard Alumni Hall at…

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