Notes on a web journey

posted on: 26 May 2010

Portraits of America's Endangered Species

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Portraits of America's endangered species - a book by Joel Sartore

There are currently about 1,500 known species in the world that are endangered - Joel presents 68 of them in his book, ranging from wolves to wolverines, pitcher plant to pineapple cactus; all exquisitely photographed.

RARE: Portraits of America's Endangered Species


posted on: 19 May 2010

Nature by Numbers

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Artists and architects have used since ancient times many geometrical and mathematical properties...many of these properties and mathematical developments are also present in NATURE.



posted on: 12 April 2009

Glass flowers

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Glass flowers

The Blascka glass flower collection at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, over 3,000 models were created by glass artisans Leopold Blaschka and his son, Rudolph began in 1886, continuing for five decades. The collection represents more than 830 plant species.

Glass Flowers at the HMNH via this post on Curious Expeditions: Fragile Flora


posted on: 01 April 2009

Ernest Haeckel's engravings

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ERNEST HAECKEL (1834 - 1919) was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist. With all of these professions, he left something for for all of us. His famous book, “Kunstformer der Natur” is the source for these incredible engravings.

The art of Ernest Haeckel


posted on: 25 March 2009

2009 Big Garden Birdwatch

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During January, Guardian readers posted hundreds of brilliant photos of garden birds on our Flickr group to coincide with the RSPB's annual Big Garden Birdwatch. After whittling them down to a shortlist of 10, Johnmullin's superb shot of greenfinches in flight was voted for by you as the winner.

Top 10 photos from the 2009 Big Garden Birdwatch


CSS,Javascript and Php studies

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filed under: Javascript/CSS
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A menu that uses Javascript and session cookies.
filed under: Javascript/CSS
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Photo display
Protect copyrighted photos: a simple but effective solution.
filed under: Javascript/CSS
Photo gallery
A photo gallery made for a friend
filed under: Javascript
PHP menu
A PHP menu that can be updated without having to re-publish all the pages is on.
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Pop-up menu
A very simple pop up menu powered by Javascript. It works also if Javascript is disabled.
filed under: Javascript/CSS
RSS feed
How to write and use an RSS feed
filed under: rss-xml
Tag replacer
The Tag replacer explained and a link to it.
filed under: PHP
Tags search
A search form build and powered using Javascript and the DOM
filed under: Javascript