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The Chance Events That Led To Human Existence

“How have we ended up as the most advanced species on a small blue-green planet, orbiting a seemingly insignificant star, in one of the hundred billion galaxies in the Universe? Science has found some extraordinary answers to this question. Looking … Continue reading

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Stop-Motion Parkour

This is an excellent, highly silly, highly amusing video of two guys parkouring around a park, fighting over some water. What makes it special is the bit of magic they use to make it look like they’re jumping, flipping, fighting, … Continue reading

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Shadows And Plumes Across Enceladus

“Why does Enceladus have ice plumes? The discovery of jets spewing water vapor and ice was detected by the Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft in 2005. The origin of the water feeding the jets, however, remained a topic of research. A leading … Continue reading

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The Topography Of Tears

What do human tears look like under the microscope? Rather beautiful, actually. Rose-Lynn Fisher has created a wondrous mix of science and art, by looking at her tears through a microscope. The results appear like aerial shots of Earth, with rivers, roads, cities, fields, … Continue reading

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Lindsey Stirling – Elements (Dubstep Violin)

Lindsey Stirling – Elements (Dubstep Violin). Another beautiful dubstep violin tune from Lindsey Stirling. Titled Elements, it’s to do with the four original elements, earth, air, fire, and water. Not the periodic table of elements, which would be a different … Continue reading

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Pavement Paint Squiggles

The BBC have, what I think, is a fascinating article on the signs and symbols spray painted onto the road by utility companies.  Each different colour means something different, as does each line, squiggle, letter, and number. There is no … Continue reading

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Outer Space

Some pretty cool facts about space. Credit to OnlineSchools (although I can’t find the image on their website at all). I knew the majority of the things on the list, but infographics are always interesting to look at. Onwards!

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