Cool Stuff

Looking for something a little different/unique? Check out some of the links below...

Google Ocean -With Google Ocean you can dive into the ocean just as you could fly high above the Rocky Mountains. Check it out by launching Google Earth (a free download) and place a check mark next to the "Oceans" layer in the Google Earth software

How Everyday Things are Made - Ever wonder how things are made - products like candy, cars, and more? Then check out this site. It covers over 40 different products and manufacturing processes, and includes manufacturing videos.

Pavement Picasso?Julian Beever, a chalk artist from England, is a master of trompe-l’ceil (Trompe-l'œil, which can also be spelled without the hyphen in English, (French: "trick the eye"), is an art technique involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects appear in three-dimensions, instead of actually being a two-dimensional painting. Wikipedia ). Beever is world renowned for his sidewalk murals and in this video you’ll see him create the fountain of youth for Aveeno beauty products.

Atmospheric Optics - You can't always believe your eyes or can you? You may already know that light from the sun and moon can play tricks on you. In fact, atmospheric objects can reflect and refract light, creating effects that are difficult to describe or explain. This site tries to explain what we see in these photos.

Earth Album - Earth album is a simpler, slicker Flickr mash-up that allows you to explore some of the most stunning photos in the world courtesy of Google maps and Flickr.

Optical Illusions And Pictures - Self-Explanatory...

OdoSketch Odosketch is a Flash drawing application

Ghost Town Gallery