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Solar Eclipse Identity

Solar Eclipse Identity
Solar Eclipse Identity

Game: use your day of birth, the last number of your birth year, and the zodiac sign to find your Solar Eclipse Identity.

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Three Graces

Three Graces by Mary Noga
Three Graces by Mary Noga

Mary Noga is a Polish artist who was born in 1985. Mary Noga’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $2,126 USD to $3,188 USD.

Source: https://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Mary-Noga/2C031168FF44B168

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Old Harry Rocks

Old Harry Rocks are three chalk formations, including a stack and a stump, located at Handfast Point, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, southern England. They mark the most eastern point of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. photography by @uwo

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Star Trek

The U.S. should add 3 more states.

Why’s that?

Captain Kirk Man Myth Legend

Fascinating….

Because 53 is a prime number. Then they can truly be one nation, indivisible.

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The Far Side

In the early days, living in their squalid apartment, all three shared dreams of success. In the end, however, Bob the Spoon and Ernie the Fork wound up in an old silverware drawer, and only Mack went on to fame and fortune.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

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Tri-Cornered Baseball Game – 1944 Dodgers Yankees Giants

Crowd buys $56,500,000 in War Bonds
Crowd buys $56,500,000 in War Bonds

The three way game played on June 26, 1944 was set up to support the war effort with an unusual exhibition game played by the Yankees, Dodgers, and the Giants at the Polo Grounds. Presented by the War Bond Sports committee in connection with the Fifth War Loan. The First War Loan began on November 30, 1942. The Fifth War Loan was the largest of the eight, and by its conclusion on July 8, 1944, $20.6 billion had been raised. $56.5 million contributed by the Tri-Cornered game at the Polo Grounds. 

  The crowd of 50,000 contributes $5.5 million to attend, while the Bond Clothing Co. pays $1 million in bonds for an autographed program. The overwhelming majority of the money comes from the city of New York, with Mayor Fiorello La Guardia purchasing $50 million worth of bonds. 
Dickey, Pennock, Schang

Dickey, Pennock, Schang

 The three-cornered baseball game started with Hitting, running, and throwing contests. In between contests, Al Schacht, the Clown Prince of Baseball, entertained the crowd of 50,000, and admission to the game was by purchase of series E, F, and G war bonds. The 40,000 general admission unreserved seats cost one $25 war bond; the 5,809 reserved seats in the lower stands went for a $100 bond; the box seats both upper and lower cost the fan a $1,000 war bond. Bleacher seats were free to servicemen. 
Dickey, Pennock, Schang

Dickey, Pennock, Schang

 Between the Contests and the game took center stage at second base where radio and movie comedian Milton Berle “boisterously ushered in” a series of musical numbers. Then former Mayor James J. Walker took charge as master of ceremonies to introduce some New York baseball oldtimers: Zack Wheat, Nap Rucker and Otto Miller of the Dodgers; the Giants’ Roger Bresnahan, George (Hooks) Wiltse, and Moose McCormick; the Yankees’ Wally Schang, Herb Pennock, and U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Bill Dickey.

Giants vs Dodgers vs Yankees
Giants vs Dodgers vs Yankees

Giants vs Dodgers vs Yankees – The setup for a three-way nine inning game was simple: The Dodgers and Yankees played the first inning while the Giants sat out; the Dodgers and Giants played the second inning while the Yankees sat out; the Yankees and Giants played the third inning while the Dodgers sat out. The same order continued to the game’s end.

Scoreboard
Scoreboard

Fifth War Bond

Fifth War Bond

Fifth War Bond

This is a 1944 Dodgers Yankees Giants Tri-Cornered Baseball Game Polo Grounds Fifth War Loan Program. The glossy 16 page, black & white program was issued by the War Bond Sports committee. Listed in the program’s centerfold rosters are the following Hall of Fame members: Dodgers Paul Waner and Leo Durocher, Giants Joe Medwick, Mel Ott and Ernie Lombardi, Yankees Joe McCarthy and Umpire Jocko Conlan. Many other stars of the time are also listed: Dixie Walker, Ed Stanky, Ralph Branca, Howie Schultz, Whit Wyatt, Augie Galan, Billy Jurges, Gus Mancuso, Buddy Kerr, Johnny Allen, George Stirnweiss, Hank Borowy, Joe Page.

Source: http://keymancollectibles.com/publications/threewaygame.htm

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Liverpool kids England 1964

Liverpool kids England 1964
Liverpool kids England 1964

Item Description

Vintage silver gelatin print 
England, 1964
 
Astrid Kirchherr (b. 1938) – German photographer
 
Signed with pencil on the verso ‘Astrid Kirchherr’
 
Image size: 24.2 x 30.6 cm
Very good condition
 
Astrid Kirchherr’s works of the early times of the Beatles in Germany are some of the most iconic photographs of the 20th century; the auction record of her works currently sets at 3,000 Euros
Object is regular taxed. Differential taxation is not possible.
The present vintage print by Astrid Kirchherr depicts four young boys on a street in Liverpool. Kirchherr created with her pictures a number of valuable documentations of the cultural and contemporary history of the 20th century.

The print is verso signed with pencil ‘Astrid Kirchherr‘. The image size is 24.2 x 30.6 cm and the size of the sheet is 25,5 x 32,2 cm. The work has been matted with four photo corners. The passe-partout is additionally signed with pencil lower left ‘Astrid Kirchherr’.


Astrid Kirchherr (b. 1938)

Astrid Kirchherr was born in Hamburg in 1938. In 1960 she finished her studies at the fashion, textile, graphic and advertising Institute in Hamburg. In the same year she met the Beatles in a nightclub in St. Pauli and became their first professional photographer. The German magazine ‘Der Stern’ commissioned Kirchherr in 1964 to document the Beatles during their shoot for the video ‘Yeah, Yeah, Yeah’. Kirchherr’s photograph on the album cover ‘Wonderwall Music’ by George Harrison is known as the last published works of the artist. Her photographic documentations on the Beatles are some of the most iconic images worldwide and have been published in countless books and magazines. (cbo)

Source: https://www.icollector.com/Astrid-Kirchherr-b-1938-Liverpool-Kids-England-1964_i20468946?hcb=1

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Three geometries – Euclidean, Hyperbolic, Elliptical

Three geometries - Euclidean, Hyperbolic, Elliptical
Three geometries – Euclidean, Hyperbolic, Elliptical

There are precisely three different classes of three-dimensional constant-curvature geometry: Euclidean, hyperbolic and elliptic geometry. The three geometries are all built on the same first four axioms, but each has a unique version of the fifth axiom, also known as the parallel postulate. The 1868 Essay on an Interpretation of Non-Euclidean Geometry by Eugenio Beltrami (1835 – 1900) proved the logical consistency of the two Non-Euclidean geometries, hyperbolic and elliptical.

The parallel postulate is as follows for the corresponding geometries.

Euclidean geometry: Playfair’s version: “Given a line l and a point P not on l, there exists a unique line m through P that is parallel to l.” Euclid’s version: “Suppose that a line l meets two other lines m and nso that the sum of the interior angles on one side of lis less than 180°. Then m and n intersect in a point on that side of l.” These two versions are equivalent; though Playfair’s may be easier to conceive, Euclid’s is often useful for proofs.

Hyperbolic geometry: Given an arbitrary infinite line l and any point P not on l, there exist two or more distinct lines which pass through P and are parallel to l.

Elliptic geometry: Given an arbitrary infinite line land any point P not on l, there does not exist a line which passes through P and is parallel to l.

Source and more info: https://en.m.wikibooks.org/wiki/Geometry/Hyperbolic_and_Elliptic_Geometry

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Trifid Nebula

Trifid Nebula

In the Center of the Trifid Nebula Image Credit: Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope, Martin Pugh; Processing: Robert Gendler

What’s happening at the center of the Trifid Nebula? Three prominent dust lanes that give the Trifid its name all come together. Mountains of opaque dust appear near the bottom, while other dark filaments of dust are visible threaded throughout the nebula. A single massive star visible near the center causes much of the Trifid’s glow. The Trifid, cataloged as M20, is only about 300,000 years old, making it among the youngest emission nebulas known. The star forming nebula lies about 9,000 light years away toward the constellation of the Archer (Sagittarius). The region pictured here spans about 10 light years. The featured image is a composite with luminance taken from an image by the 8.2-m ground-based Subaru Telescope, detail provided by the 2.4-m orbiting Hubble Space Telescope, color data provided by Martin Pugh and image

Trifid Nebula
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The comet, the whale and the hockey stick

Comet, whale, hockey stick

The Comet, the Whale, and the Hockey Stick

Image Credit & Copyright: Grand Mesa Observatory, Terry Hancock / Tom

Masterson

Closest to the Sun on March 1, and closest to planet Earth on April 23, this Comet ATLAS (C/2020 R4) shows a faint greenish coma and short tail in this pretty, telescopic field of view. Captured at its position on May 5, the comet was within the boundaries of northern constellation Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs), and near the line-of-sight to intriguing background galaxies popularly known as the Whale and the Hockey Stick. Cetacean in appearance but Milky Way sized, NGC 4631 is a spiral galaxy seen edge-on at the top right, some 25 million light-years away. NGC 4656/7 sports the bent-stick shape of interacting galaxies below and left of NGC 4631.

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O’ Great Spirit – Cherokee Prayer

O’ great spirit - Cherokee Prayer

O’ GREAT SPIRIT

help me always to speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and to remember the peace that may be found in silence.

Cherokee Prayer