Standing 400 feet tall, the new Acuity Insurance Flagpole is the tallest flagpole in North America (#tallestUSflag). Located on the Acuity Insurance headquarters campus in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, along Interstate 43 between Milwaukee and Green Bay, the pole supports a 60-foot-wide by 120-foot-long American flag. Located at the base of the flagpole is a brick paver patio featuring the names of Sheboygan County residents killed in active duty. Flagpole Facts: 400-foot flagpole weighs…
Instagram photo by colbyshootspeople - The Matterhorn under the stars. This year is the 150th anniversary of the first ascent, so at night they light up the route the climbers used. Switzerland is the dang coolest!
HOLE IN SPACE! In August of 2007, astronomers located a gigantic hole in the universe. This empty space, stretching nearly a billion light-years across, is devoid of any matter such as galaxies, stars, and gas, and neither does it contain the strange and mysterious dark matter, which can be detected but not seen. The large void in the Constellation Eridanus appears to
Traveller's Tree - Ravenala madagascariensis - This species of plant from Madagascar, of the family Strelitziaceae, is not a true palm. It is closely related to the southern African genus Strelitzia and the South American genus Phenakospermum. Its fans tend to grow in a north-south line, creating a crude compass
The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) ~ A massive spiral 2.5 million light-years away, over twice the diameter of our own Milky Way, it's the largest nearby galaxy. Andromeda's population of bright young blue stars lie along its sweeping spiral arms. (Spitzer Space Telescope)