Amazing news for anyone planning to visit Saint Petersburg.
As of 1 october 2019 a simplified procedure for obtaining a Russian visa has become available. The so-called e-visa allows for visiting Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
Tom Hegen, a German award-winning photographer specialising in aerial photography, has made absolutely stunning night photos of the Netherlands.
They feature dazzling light patches of greenhouses against the pitch-black background, so bright that they are clearly visible from space.
By the courtesy of Tom I’m publishing his Greenhouse Series photos in my blog today.
Nothing lasts forever, including clouds. Or, for example, one day you can lose your Cloudinary account and hence your access to the hosting altogether. Therefore the task of making a copy of your content is quite relevant.
Owane (real name Øyvind Pedersen) is a musician from Sortland, Norway and he has released three albums to date.
Robot vacuum cleaners are a great help in housekeeping but all have one downside: they cannot walk the stairs.
Our Xiaomi Robot Vacuum 1S, which features a pleasant female voice and is therefore called Xenia, perfectly manages cleaning of one specific floor in our house.
Unfortunately, she’s afraid of stairs:
Suddenly I got a whim to start a section about music, which could inform the dear reader about music pearls I discovered. I’d love to subscribe to something like that myself so that I could learn about new (or even forgotten old) talents. There are lots of them out there, but quite often they’re not widely known.
The choice of exhibits for Musicellaneous will be at my sole discretion, based on factors like how my left little toe feels, weather on Io and Donald Trump’s statements.
And the first card in our card index will be the American progressive/djent band Arch Echo.
The yesterday’s event has been a success in my opinion!
I’ve had a great time, and the turn-out was even larger than expected.
Cold days are coming our way. This morning has hit -2 °C (28 °F)!
The grass is still green though.
What’s the easiest way to download a video file from YouTube, Vimeo etc. in Linux? And how do you extract its audio track as an MP3 file?
You can opt for one of numerous online video converters, but I personally prefer doing that from the command line using youtube-dl.
It supports video downloads from YouTube, Vimeo, BBC, CBS, and about 1100 more (even from YouPorn).