Peru’s Nazca Lines

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Peru’s Nazca Lines

To view more photos and videos of the Nazca Lines, visit the lineas de nazca and Lineas De Nazca location pages.

The Nazca Lines in the desert of southern Peru are a series of large designs etched into the arid ground. These designs, called geoglyphs by historians and archaeologists, depict animals, plants and geometric figures and are believed to have been a part of astronomical or religious rituals. Although the exact origins of the Nazca Lines are unknown, some scholars believe they were created by the Nazca culture between 400 and 650 AD. In 1994, they were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The figures can be seen by plane, from atop the surrounding foothills, and through the photos and videos of Instagrammers fortunate enough to have made the trek.

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Data Galore – President’s Obama Executive Order

According to the White House blog, this means new data will be served in CSV, XML, JSON and other machine readable formats, and will even be accessible via API in some situations.

Data Galore – President’s Obama Executive Order

Monster Machines: This Millimeter Wave Radar Will Give Everybody TSA Vision(via @Gizmodo)

Millimeter wave radars have been saddled with an unfairly negative public perception ever since the TSA’s bumbling body scanner program began. But, the technology itself is immensely useful for more than peeping under clothes and this miniaturized prototype from the Fraunhofer Institute aims to…

Monster Machines: This Millimeter Wave Radar Will Give Everybody TSA Vision(via @Gizmodo)

Alt Codes

Alt Codes, list of alt key codes alt symbols and characters.
This is the alt code characters table from 0-255 decimal numbers.

Example 1

For example the decimal alt code of heart is 3
Press and hold the ALT key and type 3 then you will get

Example 2

For example the decimal alt code of one half is 171
Press and hold the ALT key and type 171 then you will get ½

Alt Codes