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In 1998 I visited for but one day only, a really fascinating place. Fortunately the Government maintains a website for that place which allows me to "virtually revisit it" often, which I do. It is the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. The site has a "live" camera of the most active crater (Pu'u o'o), which updates about every five minutes. Some nights that can be really spectacular. More often though, the cameras are shrouded in fog, if not rain.

 

The site also contains a photo archive which stretches back 10 years. There are some pretty incredible photos if you take the time to look. I'll post a couple of my favorites below. The site is hvo.wr.usgs.gov/kilauea/update/ ........................

 

or you can just click on the word Link at right. LINK

 

Once there click on Pu'u O'o Camera, or the photo archive. Hopefully you'll find this as interesting as I do.

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The only problem with a lot of the photos, is the matter of scale. You can't discern the "size" of the subject of the photo. Scale in this photo is provided by the photographer in the upper right. Lava that enters the ocean has traveled roughly ten miles from its source in the area of Pu'u O'o crater, located on the side slope of Kilauea.

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UNFORTUNATELY, mine is www.partypoker.com. If I had never been associated with that site, I wouldn't need sheet rock repair around my computer........................ :angry:

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Now a days I only have internet at work since I live out in the sticks now and cant stand dial up, so other than txsz I mainly visit yahoo music all day long have it playing and a few local news sites... I know I am a boring guy... LoL back in the day it was www.csnation.net all the time....

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UNFORTUNATELY, mine is www.partypoker.com. If I had never been associated with that site, I wouldn't need sheet rock repair around my computer........................ :angry:

Hey bigfat, you know they offer help for people with problems like this...

 

 

:P;)

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UNFORTUNATELY, mine is www.partypoker.com. If I had never been associated with that site, I wouldn't need sheet rock repair around my computer........................ :angry:

Hey bigfat, you know they offer help for people with problems like this...

 

 

:P;)

10-4. I've made bets on whether or not those hot lines work. Lost about $250 year to date on that one. I was betting that they did. :D

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Last year I found out about craigslist.org and it has helped me clean out my storage and I've got a few good deals too. Nothing like a free place to post ads and and look for stuff. I think it is the biggest site that doesn't charge.

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Yea I have looked into the satalite deal... But man 200 just to get installed, 100 a month for first year to pay off equipment... Or 600 up front for equipment and 69 a month after that... Wouldnt be able to pay for race car while paying for that.... :(

 

But the wifi might be cheaper... You have his number>?

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A couple of other sites I use are Webshots.com and GoogleEarth.com.

 

Webshots is a "community" site of thousands of photos uploaded by members. It's free. It is the site i've downloaded all my screen savers from. It's moderated to keep out nude or pornographic photos.

 

Google Earth is one of those satelite/aerial photo sites. Not sure if it is still free, but you might want to check it out.

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Last year I found out about craigslist.org  and it has helped me clean out my storage and I've got a few good deals too.  Nothing like a free place to post ads and and look for stuff.  I think it is the biggest site that doesn't charge.

Aw craigslist, they need an addiction program for that, correction I need an addiction program for that.

 

www.websudoku.com <- at first I hated them but now I'm gonna get fired if I keep going there.

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