Winston is finally able to capture proof-positive that nature truly does abhor a vacuum.

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© Susan Littlefield
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UploadedJanuary 11, 2014
TakenDecember 29, 2013
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Exposure1/80 sec at f/6.3
FlashCompulsory Flash
Focal Length50 mm
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When I thought of this one, I had no idea that so many people were unfamiliar with this physics postulate. I guess being a math major has its drawbacks!!!! LOL. In any case, I have posted an explanatory link below.

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28 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    Oh, the powers of Duct Tape!! Well done, Susan. Hey, that looks like our Red Dirt Devil vacuum!!!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (11 Jan 2014):

    HAHAHA! Simply great one visually & pun-wise!
    (Since my guy is a scientist, no prob here.)

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (11 Jan 2014):


  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    LOL absolutely perfect. Mom used that postulate quite often "Nature ... etc, now get to school and put some learning in that skull of yours!" Ok, now to put 'duct taping vacuums to trees' to my list of things bears do in the woods. ;-)

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    I guess that is another thing bears do in the woods......hahahaha......Susan, you are just too fabulously creative,!!!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    Also,I think you are on to new science theme that I am looking forward to

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    wow how do you think of all of these ????? give me your secret super as usual

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    Beautiful composition and lighting!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    I agree with Sarah, I like the science theme..brilliant fun as always..Winston better be careful!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    Egad! You must have been a riot in class, Susan!

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    I had a Dirt Devil like that one, I think the dog hid it, can't find it anywhere.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (11 Jan 2014):

    Too bad these little devils aren`t edible, says the bear so I`ll fix his goat! :) .. Cool image, in fact a very beautiful image.. and a neat take on the ways of the universe!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Jan 2014):


  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (12 Jan 2014):

    I can understand how Mother Nature feels. My mother hated to vacuum too. A real Eureka moment.

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (12 Jan 2014):

    Your ideas are endless.....always hilarious ! (: Another good one Susan !

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (12 Jan 2014):

    Are you asking us to "bear" with you ? In any case, math major or not, it's a stretch, but a good one.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Jan 2014):

    Your imagination and humor has no limits and for that we are thankful...Beautiful photo also!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (12 Jan 2014):

    I love the bear, the duct, and even the red devil. LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (13 Jan 2014):


  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (13 Jan 2014):

    Sure glad that your ideas keep in coming and giving us a laugh : ). Love this bear and the duct tape plus the vacuum - so funny - hahahahaha!!!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (14 Jan 2014):

    Haha!!! And whose that clicking the it u ?? LOL!!

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper said (15 Jan 2014):

    Truth: If it can't be fixed with duct tape, it can't be fixed. All hail the mighty roll. PS Isn't that Sheldon Cooper camera right? Love this one.

  • Satwinder Singh

    Satwinder Singh gave props (16 Jan 2014):

    Great photo with fantastic composition.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (18 Jan 2014):

    LOL. So clever. Plus a gorgeous background.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (26 Jul 2016):

    BTV!!! miss you and your brilliant mind/images...

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers gave props (1 Aug 2016):

    Nice GMV!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Aug 2016):

    Back to vote!!!

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