Enjoying the little and the not so little beautyful things and charming treasures life has in store for us and sharing what I am finding on my journey through this world and the internet. If you like my tumblr, you might like my blog Charming Quark too
Venus is one unique planet when it comes to rotational motion. It takes Venus 243 Earth days to completely rotate on its axis, but just 225 days to orbit the sun. Venus also is one of two planets that rotates in reverse, a phenomenon called retrograde motion, which according to most theories is due to an ancient planetary collision.
Putting Glowsticks Inside Waterfalls Is Mesmerizingly Beautiful... Called 'Neon Luminance', Sean Lenz and Kristoffer Abildgaard of From the Lenz teamed up to create rainbows in the water by dropping Cyalume glow sticks into waterfalls in Northern California. They set their cameras for a longer exposure (30 seconds to 7 minutes in some cases) and were able to capture the path of the glowstick through the river. It's a beautiful effect.