Friday, May 16, 2014

Skywatch Friday

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Note: Every SWF-picture published here is shot with my trusty Sony Xperia S mobile phone or our Canon EOS 450D.

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Yes, I've been away from the Skywatch community for a couple of weeks but have not forgotten about you!
(Just rather busy with...er...well...life.)

A few random pictures from the sky around me in Amsterdam at different times:

Near my house:
 Posthoornchurch:
 Museum 'The Ship':
 Car- and bikeparking near Central Station:
 Statue of Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis, the first socialist in Dutch parliament:

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

What if archaeology replaced football?

Of course the game of football is very important. Millions of people watch it and a couple of million people play it. In The Netherlands alone the people (a population of less than 17 million) willingly pay 300 million euros each and every year just so the football stadiums can be maintained and security around the games can be paid for. Some players make more than some countries! Take Arjan Robben. These days he makes 36,000 euros. A day. For playing a game. And can you imagine a world where you don't hear something about the game (even outside the season!) for a whole day?

Suppose not football but archaeology is the talk of the day...Read this article to learn more:
http://m.tickld.com/x/how-football-sounds-to-people-that-just-dont-care-T