Category Archives: science

Brilliant Stainless

Brilliant machined stainless exhibit pieces made to impress attendees at  2016 SME Montreal Advanced Manufacturing Show.

Brilliant machined stainless steel things made with modern computer controlled work centers are always interesting to look at and these particular ones are impressive.

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Brilliant machined stainless parts depicted are possible with modern computer controlled work centers employing multitudes of special tools that are automatically, methodically selected according to program.

These examples are most likely just an exhibit pieces made to impress passersby visitors attending the 2016 SME Montreal Advanced Manufacturing Show at Place Bonaventure then again, both may actually be something machined for industry.

Things made of stainless steel are always shiny and interesting to look at and these particular pieces are certainly unique with all those holes, threads, milled corners and niches, and multiple raised and recessed surfaces reflecting nearby objects and overhead lighting.

This is my contribution for WP single word prompt:”BRILLIANT”.

Jet Ascend Amidst UFOs

Swiss Air jet ascend amidst UFOs can happen one day after contact is made with very advanced space aliens.

Swiss Air jet ascend amidst UFOs over Lac Saint Louis off Pte Claire in Montreal’s West Island can happen one
day after contact is made with aliens from vast universe.

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Swiss Air jet ascend amidst UFOs over Lac Saint Louis off Pte Claire in Montreal’s West Island shows space aliens may routinely visit Earth to assess our technological progress.

Although this photo is photo edited to create a sci-fi scenario something like this can happen one day after our scientists succeed making contact with aliens in our vast unexplored universe.

If there really are aliens out there that can travel the extremely long distances to reach our planet then we can safely assume they are very advanced however, they may not be nice to primitives like us.

This is my contribution for WP weekly photo challenge:”ASCEND”.

Mountain Water Sparkle

Rushing, fresh, mountain water sparkle caused by bright autumn day's sunlight reflection off its spray.

Rushing, fresh, mountain water sparkle caused by bright autumn day’s sunlight reflection off its spray when
traveling downhill near country cottage in Eastern Townships.

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Rushing fresh mountain water sparkle caused by bright autumn day’s sunlight reflection as it travels downhill near country cottage in Eastern Townships.

The dark blue water quickly traveling downhill from its source smashes into large smooth boulders in its way creating white water spray that glistens when it picks up the sun’s bright rays.

Heavy autumn rains this October contributed in delivering the large volume of ground water rushing down hillside towards its final destination, Lake Memphremagog.

The heavy volume of water also made itself noticed by its ever-increasing sound level the closer you got to this creek when compared what it was earlier during this year’s rather dry summer months.

This is my contribution for WP single word prompt:”SPARKLE”.

Irrelevant Shadow

Irrelevant shadow image on sidewalk around noon on bright Summer day is interesting one.

Irrelevant shadow image on sidewalk around noon on bright Summer day may perhaps, be an
interesting image worthwhile for this post.

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An irrelevant shadow appears on sidewalk around noon, the hottest brightest part of summer day captured by this digital image.

There really was no real reason to take this picture except for the fun of it perhaps, just to see how it would turn out .

After some photo editing I have created an interesting irrelevant image perhaps worthwhile for this post.

This is my contribution for WP single word prompt:”IRRELEVANT”.

Trade Shows Educate Visitors

Trade shows educate visitors about new advances in technology and how it will impact on their industrial output.

Trade shows educate interested visitors about new technical advances in computer-controlled machinery and how it will help manufacturing sector reduce costs and improve production rates.

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Trade shows, like depicted, educate interested visitors about new advances in technology and how it will impact on output in manufacturing sector reducing costs and improving production rates to boost more profits for company owners.

This image depicts technical workers being shown a new numerical controlled work center machine that uses multiple tools and is capable to produce very complex and precise work pieces in least time compared to the past when the work was done in whole machine shops by multitudes of skilled machinists using many machines.

As the picture shows the machining is done enclosed inside a machining compartment that can be viewed through coolant splashed plexiglass.

The manufacturing is done quickly and efficiently while continually doused in special coolant to protect the tools and work-piece from heat buildup due to the rapid machining rate.

The SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) puts on trade shows every year such as this in many big cities both in USA and Canada, this one was the 2016 Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show.

This is my contribution for WP single word prompt:”EDUCATE”.

 

Critical Control Parts

Serious or fatal road accident is possible if several critical control parts depicted in picture should fail.

Several critical control parts depicted can if any or all fail while you are driving this modern car at normal speeds on the road cause serious or fatal accident.

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Serious or fatal road accident is possible if any or all the several critical control parts depicted in picture should fail while you are driving this modern car at normal speeds.

Let us begin at left side of picture with the CV Joint, that brass-color steel rod with what looks like a bunch of black disks attached to it by a chrome color strap clamp.

Should one of these fail, one of the car wheels would seize and or come off resulting in loss of control and lots of sparks from front end of car and perhaps, serious or fatal accident.

Next, we have the coil and shock absorber assembly which provides stability and keeps the car tire from rubbing on the fender moreover, if that screw and nut connecting this assembly to the car frame comes off then the  coil-shock unit would probably break off, cause lots of sparks, and maybe puncture the front tire resulting in a crash.

Finally, on the right of the coil and shock absorber assembly and partly obscured by it,  bolted to car engine block, is the power steering motor unit, which if it failed would leave the car driver helpless because of loss of steering resulting in perhaps a fatal accident.

Also shown in this picture are hydraulic oil lines, those silvery thin tubes, that if severed could cause loss of control because their oil is needed for example, in power steering .

This my contribution for WP single word prompt:”CRITICAL”.

Prickle Weeds

Weeds including prickle weeds, go wild during particularly wet Summer like this year in Canada's east coast.

Weeds, including prickle weeds like depicted, go wild during particularly wet Summer like this year in Canada’s east coast while west coast’s forests burn because lack of rain.

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Dandelions,  prickle weeds like depicted Canada Thistle, Creeping Charlie,etc.,  go wild during wet Summer like Quebec and Canada’s east coast is experiencing this year while West Coast forests burn due lack of rain.

Alleged “climate change” is blamed for what is happening and there is an element of truth in it all however, our limited recorded history throws some doubt on it all because even before the term was coined our planet has had good and bad weather along with extreme fluctuations in temperature.

Our reliance on technology and in particular computer generated weather and temperature charts based on data gathered by humans and software programs also created by humans to accurately predict our planet’s future is a recipe for disaster.

We are error prone therefore the basis for our decisions extracted from computers is also not reliable enough to make possibly very costly conclusions moreover, there is no shortage of well placed and connected international criminals waiting to profit from it all.

This doesn’t mean that no more real scientific work needs be done to ensure credible data  however, all ideology tainted science must be denied free reign as it seems to have presently.

Our governments need to decide honestly and properly how our taxes are spent regarding any influence humans can muster against the forces of nature for the benefit of humankind.

This is my contribution for WP single word prompt:”PRICKLE”.

Grainy B/W Example

Fuzzy grainy B/W example photo of some interesting old Montreal architectural detail.

Grainy B/W example photo of some interesting old architectural detail in downtown Montreal a bit fuzzy looking however, it describes it all.

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Grainy B/W example photo of some interesting old architectural detail in downtown Montreal is a bit fuzzy looking however, it does provides a simple sample that describes it all.

Many early black and white photos were of similar quality because the equipment used to capture and process the images was primitive compared to our 21st century digital stuff, which is awesome.

This is my contribution for WP simple word prompt:”GRAINY”.

Jiffy Delta Solution

Jiffy delta fly solution works extremely well and very inexpensive method to eliminate flying bloodsuckers.

Jiffy delta fly solution works extremely well and very inexpensive method to eliminate multitudes of pesky flying
bloodsuckers as black flies, deer-flies, horse-flies, mosquitoes, etc.

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Jiffy delta wing fly solution works extremely well and very inexpensive method to eliminate multitudes of pesky, annoying, disease carrying flying bloodsuckers as black-flies, deer-flies, horse-flies, mosquitoes, etc.

All it takes is a visit to the local dollar store to buy a package or two rolls of sticky fly-catching paper afterwards unrolling the stuff, cutting to length, carefully positioning, and securing it all to your cap with some “bobby” pins and…voila!

Your next job is to venture outside where the suckers are so they can buzz around your head and while trying to quietly and discretely land for lunch on your blood get caught up in the traffic mess as depicted in the image.

This is my contribution for WP single word prompt:”JIFFY”.