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London, Paris, Space [NF56K]

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The Grim Squeaker
PostPosted: 2011-06-12 03:38am 

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Photos from my (very brief) sojourn to London & Paris.
(And could someone Shep please identify the spaceships? :D )

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Crossroads Inc.
PostPosted: 2011-06-12 04:34am 

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Pick-44 is an interesting sculpture of how the Human nervous system is reflected in the amount devoted to the senses I think.
All other pics are amazing work...as Always....
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The Grim Squeaker
PostPosted: 2011-06-12 04:52am 

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Crossroads Inc. wrote:
Pick-44 is an interesting sculpture of how the Human nervous system is reflected in the amount devoted to the senses I think.
All other pics are amazing work...as Always....

The Sensory Homonculus. (It was next to the Motor cortex homonculus (proportional space devoted in the motor cortex to control, but the sensory one is more interesting. Even if they did leave out the gargantuan penis+scrotum [which most textbooks do as well])
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Hawkwings
PostPosted: 2011-06-12 10:52am 

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The rocket on the right is definitely an Ariane 5. Not sure about the one on the left.
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Crossroads Inc.
PostPosted: 2011-06-12 11:39am 

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What is the huge cone building in pic 30?
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The Grim Squeaker
PostPosted: 2011-06-12 12:08pm 

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Crossroads Inc. wrote:
What is the huge cone building in pic 30?

Office tower under construction in London, near the south bank on the Thames.
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HMS Sophia
PostPosted: 2011-06-12 01:19pm 

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It's.... THE SHARD!!!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shard_London_Bridge
(sorry, it has one of those names)
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AMX
PostPosted: 2011-06-12 04:15pm 

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Hawkwings wrote:
The rocket on the right is definitely an Ariane 5. Not sure about the one on the left.

Ariane 1
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