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Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The Year 2015 – 😂

Each year, Oxford Dictionaries picks their Word of the Year, to showcase a word that has dramatically increased in usage over the year. In 2012, it was “Omnishambles“. 2013 was dedicated as the Year of the Selfie. Last year gave … Continue reading

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Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The Year 2014 – Vape

The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2014 is vape. An interesting choice, and almost certainly not as widely known or used as selfie (Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2013). However, they above infographic explains why vape was chosen, … Continue reading

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Rosetta’s Selfie

“This Rosetta spacecraft selfie was snapped on October 7th. At the time the spacecraft was about 472 million kilometers from planet Earth, but only 16 kilometers from the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Looming beyond the spacecraft near the top of … Continue reading

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Curiosity Completes Its First Martian Year

Today, June 24th 2014, marks the day that NASA’s Curiosity rover has been on Mars for one whole Martian year (687 days). The above video talks about the Curiosity mission, the results they’ve achieved, and the challenges they’ve faced. It’s incredibly … Continue reading

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Reflections On Planet Earth

“Catching sight of your reflection in a store window or shiny hubcap can be entertaining and occasionally even inspire a thoughtful moment. So consider this reflective view from 300 kilometers above planet Earth. The picture is actually a self-portrait taken by astronaut Michael Fossum on July 8, 2006 … Continue reading

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More Science Images Of 2013

Time for some more amazing science images from the past year! BuzzFeed has a collection of the 23 most breathtaking science photos of 2013, and they are utterly brilliant. Ranging from the nanoscale to the galactic scale, and everything in … Continue reading

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2013: The Year Of The Selfie

The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2013 is… Selfie. Yep, selfie. The above infographic gives information as to the evolution of the word selfie from a social media buzzword to mainstream shorthand for a self-portrait photograph.  “The decision was unanimous … Continue reading

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