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Archive for September, 2010

Budapest to Praha

Budapest to Praha

Travel by train from Budapest, Hungary to old Prague in the Czech Republic. [Read More]

Day Train from Budapest to Transilvania

Day Train from Budapest to Transilvania

From Budapest, it is a short train ride to Transilvania [Read More]

Cluj-Napoca to Budapest, Hungary

Cluj-Napoca to Budapest, Hungary

We traveled by train from Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Budapest, Hungary and arrived in Budapest Keleti Station. [Read More]

Love That Bob - Role Model for Photographers?

Love That Bob - Role Model for Photographers?

Monica and Christina pose in short-shorts. Then Bob Cummings on Love That Bob shows how to work with models. [Read More]

Counting Flowers on the Wall

Counting Flowers on the Wall

Christina posed in a black miniskirt and tank top in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. [Read More]

Mam Czas by Wartaki

The singing scout group Wartaki sings their song Mam Czas at a scout convention in Krakow, Poland. [Read More]

Doctored Mubarek Photo

Doctored Mubarek Photo

The state-run Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram doctored a photo of President Hosni Mubarak taken in the White House. [Read More]

RAW vs. JPEG Redux

RAW vs. JPEG Redux

We are shooting RAW+JPEG and with out current workflow we are using the JPEG files as the primary source. The RAW files are only for archive. [Read More]

Where to Eat in Odessa: Puzata Khata

Where to Eat in Odessa: Puzata Khata

When visiting Ukraine, a good place to eat traditional Ukrainian food is the chain cafeteria Pyzata Khata. They have restaurants in Kiev, Lviv, Odessa and other cities. [Read More]

Tom & Greg Hostel Krakow

Tom & Greg Hostel Krakow

When in Krakow, stay at Greg & Tom Hostel. [Read More]

How Does A Pro Photographer Pay His Bills?

The sorry state of pro photographers in 2010. [Read More]

Traditional Cuisine in Maramures

Traditional Cuisine in Maramures

Maramures is a region in northern Romania right on the border with Ukraine. It seems like time in Maramures stopped a hundred or more years ago–people still live on farms, play traditional music, grow their own food, raise livestock and drive horses and wagons instead [Read More]

The Future of American Surburbs

The Future of American Surburbs

In a previous Critical Thinking article How American Towns Got To Be So Ugly we looked at Robert Crumb’s series of illustrations depicting the development of one location in the U.S. from idyllic wilderness to modern-day surburban sprawl. We made the observation that [Read More]

Two Pretty Models from Izea, Romania

Two Pretty Models from Izea, Romania

Two new young models were discovered in the village of Izea, Romania. [Read More]

Christina and Anca in Romania

Christina and Anca in Romania

Photo courtesy of Amazing Travel Photos I met these two girls in the town of Desesti, Romania. This is in the mountainous Maremures region of northern Romania. It is up by the border with Ukraine. We were visiting one of the famous wooden churches of Maremures. The church [Read More]

One-Hit Wonder Johann Pachelbel

One-Hit Wonder Johann Pachelbel

See how Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D is used in recent songs. [Read More]

Hotel Passage, Odessa

Hotel Passage, Odessa

Stay at the Hotel Passage in Odessa Ukraine. [Read More]

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Investing Returns for 2017

Investing Returns for 2017

2017 was a banner year for stock investors. [Read More]

Timescales of Human Interest

Timescales of Human Interest

What periods of time are of concern for humans? [Read More]

Ocean-Front Property in Arizona

Ocean-Front Property in Arizona

Assessing the problem of Global Sea Level Variation. [Read More]

Investing Returns for 2016

Investing Returns for 2016

2016 was a decent year for most investors. [Read More]

Christmas Playlist 2016

Christmas Playlist 2016

45 Albums, 541 Christmas songs. [Read More]

Battle of Jutland

Battle of Jutland

The Battle of Jutland was the biggest surface sea battle in history. On May 31, 1916 the Imperial German high seas [Read More]

Drie Lilien

Drie Lilien

German marching song [Read More]

Yuval Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Harari: A Brief History of Humankind

Photos courtesy of Standard Travel Photos A Brief History of Humankind How did Homo Sapiens come to dominate the [Read More]

Investing Returns for 2015

Investing Returns for 2015

2015 was a poor year for investors. [Read More]

Evaluation of Stock Market Forecasting Models: CAPE Model

Evaluation of Stock Market Forecasting Models: CAPE Model

How well does Earnings Yield Model forecast stock market returns. [Read More]

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