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Entries from July 2011

From Dust review

July 31st, 2011 · No Comments

As the release date of From Dust for PC is getting closer (Aug 17th), the reviews start rolling in. The Guardian is a little troubled by the gameplay but still thinks:
This is brave, thoughtful and unusually intelligent game design that could, with the backing its publisher has suggested it will receive, evolve into something very […]

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Tags: Other games

More Greek wildlife

July 31st, 2011 · 3 Comments

We went back to Greece for summer holiday this year, so in line with tradition some pictures of the wildlife we saw there. This time the pictures are of the macro variety; these are made by Robin van Damme using the relatively simple Canon IXUS 970 IS.
Grasshopper
Moth
Spider

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Tags: Biology · Me

Astro picture source

July 5th, 2011 · No Comments

If you like beautiful astronomy pictures and have a Facebook account, have a look at Exoplanète. It features several posts each day, and are frequently stunning.
The picture below was posted June 27th and shows Saturn’s moon Titan as seen through the famous rings. More about Titan an its Earth-like but very alien landscape can be […]

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Tags: Astronomy · Fanstuff