Just how much IS 24.5 trillion gallons of water?

The total amount of rain which has fallen in the Houston area from Hurricane Harvey has now surpassed 24 TRILLION gallons. Yes, that’s a lot, but just how much IS that? Here are a comparisons to help put this record-breaking rainfall in more perspective. If you were to put all 24.5 trillion gallons into a cube, it would be 2.8 miles square, meaning 2.8 miles long, 2.8 miles wide, AND 2.8 miles deep. That’s a…
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Melania Trump’s speech plagiarizes parts of Michelle Obama’s speech from 2008

This is absolutely one of the lowest things I’ve seen yet by any presidential candidate or their spouse. Melania outright plagiarizes parts of Michelle Obama’s speech from 2008. Actually, I’m sure it was someone else that helped write it – or wrote it entirely – as Melania’s English is poor, very broken. So whoever wrote that for Melania is the plagiarist. Regardless, Melania gave the speech and ultimately it is her responsibility. Melania is not First…
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The Internet is Switching to IPv6 Offering 340 Undecillion IP Addresses

Undecillion? That was the first time I had heard that “number.” When searching the definition, some were vague and undecillion basically means a number with a LOT of zeros behind it. Technically, I found the definition to be: The cardinal number equal to 10 to the 36th power. Chiefly British. The cardinal number equal to 10 to the 66th power. LOL… when I was young, a zillion was big! Not anymore.

Photos taken in RAW format with my Canon Rebel T2i

Just under two months ago, I purchased my first “real” camera… a Canon Rebel T2i. Oh, how I love this camera! I have always been passionate about photography and finally decided to make the move and invest in something more than a “point and shoot” auto-focus pocket-style camera. I am so glad I did… no regrets here. When looking back at my childhood, I have to laugh… whenever my mother would take the camera film…
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