User:Asiir

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My Photos[edit]

Gallery of all my pictures[edit]

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Featured in the Prairie Dog article


Wikipedia Pictures[edit]

Scissors
Scissors are hand-operated cutting tools consisting of two blades, each sharpened on one side, joined at a pivot that acts as a fulcrum. Scissors cut material by applying local shear stress that exceeds the material's shear strength at the cutting location. The earliest known scissors appeared in Mesopotamia some 3,000 to 4,000 years ago; they were of the "spring" type, the blades being connected at the handle end by a thin, flexible strip of metal. These spring scissors continued in use in Europe until the 16th century, but were then superseded by scissors with a central pivot, which had been invented by the Romans around AD 100. Modern scissors, with holes in the handles for finger control, come in a range of types designed for various purposes, with left-handed scissors being designed for use with the left hand. Larger tools tend to be called "shears".Photograph credit: Chris Woodrich


Other Beautiful Photos on Wikipedia[edit]

Panorama of Along the River During Ching Ming Festival, 18th century remake of a 12th century original by Chinese artist Zhang Zeduan

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To Do[edit]

Take photos of the following (listed on Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Washington, D.C.):

Circles in DC:

  • Anna J. Cooper Circle - intersection of 3rd and T Streets in the LeDroit Park neighborhood
  • Grant Circle - intersection of New Hampshire and Illinois Avenues and Varnum and 5th Streets
  • Pinehurst Circle - intersection of Western and Utah Avenues and 33rd and Worthington Streets
  • Sherman Circle - intersection of Illinois Avenue, Kansas Avenue, 7th Street, and Crittenden Street NW
  • Tenley Circle - Tenleytown.
  • Westmoreland Circle - straddling the Maryland and Washington border, at the intersection of Western Avenue, Butterworth Place, Massachusetts Avenue, Dalecarlia Parkway, and Wetherill Road.

Embassies (List of Washington, D.C. embassies):

  • Holy See (Vatican City) - 3339 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, DC 20008
  • Krygstan - 1732 Wisconsin Ave (between S and R Sts., more towards S)
  • Iran - 2209 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, DC 20007
  • Taipei - 4201 Wisconsin Ave

About Me[edit]

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