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Kurt Vonnegut on the shapes of stories

Kurt Vonnegut on the shapes of stories from Maria Popova on Vimeo.

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Picture of a Thought

Stimulate more of your brain at once… Picture of a thought from Per Byhring on Vimeo.

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New ways to see music (with color and fire!)

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First full universe simulation zooms in on dark matter

Most of the universe is thought to be made up of mysterious dark matter that nobody has ever seen. Now you can get a glimpse of what its structure might look like thanks to the first simulation that spans the … Continue reading

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There’s more water on Jupiter’s moon Europa than there is on Earth

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Dusty Mars Rover’s Self Portrait

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This self portrait from NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows dust accumulation on the rover’s solar panels as the mission approached its fifth Martian winter. The dust reduces the rover’s power supply, and the rover’s mobility…

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Inside the 50-year battle over what to call the Higgs boson

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The Most Astounding Fact

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Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked in an interview with TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer.

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Raising Darwin’s Consciousness: An Interview with Sarah Blaffer Hrdy on Mother Nature | The Primate Diaries, Scientific American Blog Network

Raising Darwin’s Consciousness: An Interview with Sarah Blaffer Hrdy on Mother Nature By Eric Michael Johnson | March 16, 2012 | Click here for Part Two: Sarah Blaffer Hrdy on the Evolutionary Lessons of Motherhood “Sarah Blaffer Hrdy” by Nathaniel … Continue reading

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Fishing linked to higher percentage of tongue-eating, blood-drinking mouth leeches from Hell

Fishing linked to higher percentage of tongue-eating, blood-drinking mouth leeches from Hell Isopods are crustaceans (like lobsters). Some isopods are parasitic (like the one staring back at you in the picture up top). If you’re having trouble making out what, … Continue reading

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