Dams and Reservoirs, Societies and Environment in the 21st Century

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Around The Web – Issue #1

From David Thrift, editor at MUDPIX MAGAZINE:

Here are some links to articles I’ve read lately that I found interesting. It is 9:12 PM CST on Saturday night, September 14th, 2019 as I’m doing the final edits for this first edition of Around The Web, a new blog section where I bring you links to interesting articles I’ve recently read that you may want to check out for yourself. I had not intended on spending the majority of my day browsing and reading articles like I did, but I’m glad I did. It gave me the opportunity to get this blog category started as I had been planning to do it for awhile. I hope that with Around The Web I will bring some great article links for you to explore in each issue. I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far. So let’s get started with Around The Web – Issue #1.

From CNN Style Arts:

Studio 54: The Disco Playground Where Sex And Glamour Reigned – Read on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. My comments: Ok I didn’t actually read the whole article. I just skimmed through it mostly. I bet the book is interesting.

The Work Of Beloved TV Artist Bob Ross Is Finally Being Recognized In An Exhibition – Read on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. My comments: I remember watching this show when I was very young on public tv. As the article states, it’s hard to not watch the show even if you aren’t painting along. Bob Ross had a voice and painting style that makes his craft captivating to watch.

The Photographer Shooting A 30 Year Time-lapse Of New York’s Skyline – Published September 12th, 2019. Read on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. My comments: This is something I could totally see myself trying to do if I had the time, the equipment, and the skills to set up. I don’t think the views would be as spectacular though from any of the windows in my house.

From CNN Travel:

This Photographer Captures Airplane’s Technicolor Rainbow Trails – Read on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. My comments: Never saw or heard of rainbow contrails until today. Great photos in this article.

From Lifehacker:

Manage Your Messy Desktop With Windows 10’s New PowerToys – Read on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. My comments: This is my first time hearing about “PowerToys” for Windows (“for Windows” written because my first thoughts about that product name were not clean). I did not fully read the article. At this point I only know it has something to do with managing your Windows desktop.

The Best Way to Quickly Install Apps on a New Windows PC – Read on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. My comments: I’m the guy that still installs my software the old school way (one at a time), but according to this article there is a faster way to do this. I really don’t run that much software myself so I’m not sure the info in the article will do me any good or not, and I didn’t read the full article either. It’s another article I’ll have to read more in depth some other time.

Photo credit for header at top of this edition of Around The Web: Jake Weirick

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