Our adventure to Fort Douglas

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Fort Pierce Manatee Educational Video

Educational Video about the endangered Florida Manatee and introduction to Fort Pierce Manatee Observation and Education Center

Fort Douglas Adventure Park - Dalkeith near Edinburgh

During our visit to Edinburgh we had to visit the Fort Douglas Adventure Park within Dalkeith Country Park and we were very impressed. The new Fort Douglas adventure playground was what the girls were interested in. There were turreted tree houses, suspension bridges, slides, climbing walls and secret tunnels and more.

Driving Downtown - Hollywood 4K - USA

Driving Downtown Neighborhoods - Hollywood - Los Angeles California USA - Episode 17. Starting Point: Hollywood Boulevard https://goo.gl/maps/hzmbLQxB3gM2 . Hollywood is an ethnically diverse, densely populated, relatively low-income neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. It is notable as the home of the U.S. film industry, including several of its historic studios, and its name has come to be a shorthand reference for the industry and the people in it. Hollywood was a small community in 1870 and was incorporated as a municipality in 1903. It was consolidated with the city of Los Angeles in 1910, and soon thereafter a prominent film industry emerged, eventually becoming the most recognizable film industry in the world. Motion Picture Industry Four major film companies – Paramount, Warner Bros., RKO, and Columbia – had studios in Hollywood, as did several minor companies and rental studios. In the 1920s, Hollywood was the fifth-largest industry in the nation. Hollywood became known as Tinseltown because of the glittering image of the movie industry. Hollywood has since become a major center for film study in the United States. Development In 1923, the Hollywood sign was erected in the Hollywood Hills, reading "HOLLYWOODLAND," its purpose being to advertise a housing development. In 1949, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce entered a contract with the City of Los Angeles to repair and rebuild the sign. The contract stipulated that "LAND" be removed to spell "HOLLYWOOD" and reflect the district, not the housing development. During the early 1950s, the Hollywood Freeway was constructed through the northeast corner of Hollywood. The Capitol Records Building on Vine Street, just north of Hollywood Boulevard, was built in 1956, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame was created in 1958 as a tribute to artists and other significant contributors to the entertainment industry. The official opening was on February 8, 1960. The Hollywood Boulevard Commercial and Entertainment District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. The Dolby Theatre, which opened in 2001 as the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center mall, is the home of the Oscars. The mall is located where the historic Hollywood Hotel once stood. Revitalization After years of serious decline in the 1980s, many Hollywood landmarks were threatened with demolition. Columbia Square, at the northeast corner of Sunset Boulevard and Gower Street, is part of the ongoing rebirth of Hollywood. The Art Deco-style studio complex completed in 1938, which was once the Hollywood headquarters for CBS, became home to a new generation of broadcasters when cable television networks MTV, Comedy Central, BET and Spike TV consolidated their offices here in 2014 as part of a $420-million office, residential and retail complex. Since 2000, Hollywood has been increasingly gentrified due to revitalization by private enterprise and public planners. Notable Places CBS Columbia Square Charlie Chaplin Studios Cinerama Dome Crossroads of the World Dolby Theatre Earl Carroll Theatre (currently Nickelodeon on Sunset) El Capitan Theatre Frederick's of Hollywood Gower Gulch Grauman's Egyptian Theatre Hollywood & Western Building Hollywood and Highland Center Hollywood and Vine Hollywood Forever Cemetery Hollywood Heritage Museum Hollywood Palladium Hollywood Masonic Temple Hollywood Museum Hollywood Walk of Fame Hollywood Wax Museum Knickerbocker Hotel Madame Tussauds Hollywood Musso & Frank Grill Pantages Theatre Roosevelt Hotel Sunset Gower Studios TCL Chinese Theatre https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g32655-Activities-Los_Angeles_California.html

Douglas Dc-10 vs McDonnell Douglas MD-11 vs Lockheed Tristar L1011

Which of these planes do you like more? Write it in the comments. In addition to that please tell me which planes I should compare next. You decide !! This time you told me to compare the Tri-holers. Someone asked if I could throw in a few 727 clips but I thought the 727 is a little so small to compare it to the L1011, Md11 and Dc-10. The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engine wide-body jet airliner manufactured by McDonnell Douglas. The DC-10 has range for medium- to long-haul flights, capable of carrying a maximum of 380 passengers. It had its first flight in 1970 and the first customer was American Airlines. Currently there are still lots of Dc-10`s (KC10`s) operating, especially for the US. Air Force. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 is a three-engine medium- to long-range wide-body jet airliner, manufactured by McDonnell Douglas and, later, by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Based on the DC-10, it features a stretched fuselage, increased wingspan with winglets, refined airfoils on the wing and smaller tailplane, new engines and increased use of composite materials. The Md-11 had its first flight in 1990 and the first customer was Finnair. The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, commonly referred to as the L-1011 (pronounced "L-ten-eleven") or TriStar, is a medium-to-long-range, wide-body trijet airliner. It was the third widebody airliner to enter commercial operations, after the Boeing 747 and the McDonnell Douglas DC-10. The aircraft has a seating capacity of up to 400 passengers and a range of over 4,000 nautical miles (7,410 km). It had its first flight in 1970 and the first customer was Eastern Air Lines. Thanks for watching, I hope you liked it and please don` t forget to tell me which of these three you liked most. MD-11, Dc-10 or L1011

Getting Started Learning Morse Code

Pete Hadley, K6BFA talks about how to get started with learning morse code. He introduces free software that helps in the matter.

just a little fun day out with our boys

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