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Refuge Notebook: New aerial photography technology - little camera, big picture

...even larger image is called a mosaic. To create a seamless mosaic, the pictures need to overlap...Structure from Motion (SfM) to mosaic large areas with great results...can experiment with creating mosaics and three dimensional models...
Dominionism a threat to democracy

...America. He states (1) Christianity and democracy are incompatible, (2) America must become a Christian theocracy and (3) Mosaic law and courts must be established. This is beyond ignorance or stupidity; this is insanity! Given the horrific record of...
Rich Lowry: A diplomatic revolution

...East.Obama is often accused of amateurism and drift in his foreign policy. In a compelling essay in the online publication Mosaic, Michael Doran argues that this is unfair. The president has always had a strategic vision, with an opening to Iran at its...
Is there a gazing globe in your garden's future?

...hang from branches or float in ponds. Rather than having a smooth, mirrored surface, today's gazing globe might be a mosaic of silvered and colored glass.Some gardeners make their own by gluing shards of mirrors or tile onto old bowling balls. To...
Art Briefs

...refreshing images in a wide variety of mediums including original art, limited edition prints, giclee prints, mixed media art, mosaics, ceramics, fabric art, collages and photography. Existing and commissioned artwork will be considered. The deadline for...
Good old times

...lot of her garb is based upon ancient mosaics. Jenyvr of Squalid Manor (Janice Ziv...for two days. Photo by M. Scott Moon "Mosaics are one of the longest-standing pieces...Based on pictures that were in the mosaics, we can know what people's hairstyles...
Perils of Polly: Moscow metro: Beautiful stations, dour people

...treasure hunt as Moscow has the most beautiful metro stations in the world -- ornate with columns, murals, paintings, or mosaics. We don't know which one had been bombed the previous month, but there was one station that was blocked and under construction...
Pribilofs survey maps crab habitat

...of radiation in a scattering process through an angle greater than 90 degrees. "The data will be fully processed and map mosaics will be available to the communities in the coming months," she said. Ridgway also noted in an e-mail that she would like...
Stamp of approval: Volunteers aid veterans philatelically

...toward a good cause, as the veterans use them for numerous activities other than just collecting. "They'll use them to make mosaics, crafts or for matching exercising," she said. "It occupies their time, eyes, hands, and above all, their minds...
Top idea: beach glass

...showers or counter backsplashes, as well as landscaping needs, Hansen said. "As far as my store is concerned, I liked her mosaics, and that's why I want to buy it," Alexis Calder, owner of Peninsula Stone and Tile, said. Calder said Hansen's glass...


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