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The Case For Leaving City Rats Alone – Nautilus

A Vancouver rat study is showing us how pest control can backfire. BY BECCA CUDMORE ILLUSTRATION BY JIA SUNG FEBRUARY 14, 2019 Kaylee Byers crouches in a patch of urban blackberries early one morning this June, to check a live trap … Continue reading

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Indigenous hunters have positive impacts on food webs in desert Australia – ScienceBlog.com

Australia has the highest rate of mammal extinction in the world. Resettlement of indigenous communities resulted in the spread of invasive species, the absence of human-set fires, and a general cascade in the interconnected food web that led to the largest … Continue reading

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The Great Migration and the power of a single decision

Sometimes, a single decision can change the course of history. Join journalist and author Isabel Wilkerson as she tells the story of the Great Migration, the outpouring of six million African Americans from the Jim Crow South to cities in … Continue reading

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Extreme Temperatures Breed Glassy Hollow Forms Called ‘Ghost Apples’

You’ve seen the perfect arcs of boiling water solidified mid-throw, and perhaps this frozen speeding sign that duplicated itself over 2019’s Polar Vortex, but have you seen ghost apples? Thanks to a Facebook post by farm manager Andrew Sietsma, the phenomenon has captivated the internet, leaving … Continue reading

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Ultrasound gel does amazing things to sound waves

I was curious about the purpose of ultrasound gel. It’s really interesting so I built this wave machine to explain how it affects sound.

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The Abandoned Grandeur of Crumbling Palaces Showcased in Large Format Photographs by Thomas Jorion

Whereas many photographers seek to capture beautiful ephemeral moments with their camera lens, French photographer Thomas Jorion is drawn to a more eternal timeline. Using an analog 4×5 camera, Jorion focuses on abandoned places: spaces and structures lost to the nature and … Continue reading

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Getting dressed in the 18th century – Gentleman

National Museums Liverpool Published on 26 Jul 2018 A gentleman gets dressed in the fashion of 18th century. He puts on his clothes, with help in a particular order, including a full shirt with voluminous sleeves, stockings, breeches, waistcoat, cravat, … Continue reading

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Getting dressed in the 18th century

National Museums Liverpool Published on 10 May 2017 A lady gets dressed in the fashion of 18th century. She puts on her clothes, with help in a particular order, including, a shift, stays, petticoats, pockets, roll, stockings and garters, gown … Continue reading

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Is There Life on Earth?

It’s Okay To Be Smart Published on 7 Feb 2019 I mean… how do you really know?

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Man Creates A Way To Reduce Plastic Packaging And 25 Famous Companies Join Him

As record high and low temperatures are being recorded all over the globe and unrecycled plastic waste continues to pile up in the middle in the ocean, almost forming and entire plastic continent in itself, it’s pretty obvious that time’s … Continue reading

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