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New Evidence From Ancient Amber Shows Dinosaurs Were Plagued by Ticks

New research on 100 million year-old amber with ticks preserved inside indicates these tiny, annoying critters have been around for a long time—and that dinosaurs were among their hosts. Source: New Evidence From Ancient Amber Shows Dinosaurs Were Plagued by … Continue reading

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Memory Lapses

A series of installations using overexposed reflective material to create gaps in the image by Montreal-based photographer Francois Ollivier. The effect is like experiencing something ethereal that dissipates through time, at least for me that is. Memory Lapses are temporary installations … Continue reading

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Anesthetics have the same effects on plants as they have on animals and humans – ScienceBlog.com

A new study published in Annals of Botany shows that plants react to anesthetics similarly to the way animals and humans do, suggesting plants are … Read more Source: Anesthetics have the same effects on plants as they have on … Continue reading

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The Dirty Secret of the Global Plan to Avert Climate Disaster – Wired

The Paris agreement on climate change charts a narrow path to avoiding a global apocalypse. Just one problem: Its centerpiece is a technology that basically doesn’t yet exist. Source: The Dirty Secret of the Global Plan to Avert Climate Disaster

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Scientists are slowly unlocking the secrets of the Earth’s mysterious hum

Sometimes waves sloshing in opposite directions intersect sending vibrations deep down into Earth s crust It’s a low, ceaseless droning of unclear origin that rolls imperceptibly beneath our feet, impossible to hear with human ears. A researcher once described it … Continue reading

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Rio De Janeiro Carnival – 1935

Shots of the carnival celebrations. Night shots of the procession and illuminations.

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TID Exploring Time 005 by Builders Club

‘It’s an observation of a moment in time and what happens to our mind when we let go and start drifting away. Something ordinary suddenly becomes the impulse for our imagination and we find ourselves wondering where reality ends and … Continue reading

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How the brain keeps time – ScienceBlog.com

Timing is critical for playing a musical instrument, swinging a baseball bat, and many other activities. Neuroscientists have come up with several models of how … Read more Source: How the brain keeps time – ScienceBlog.com

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It’s in the Leaving: Photos by Michael Massaia – Faith is Torment

Fine art photographer Michael Massaia just completed this series entitled It’s in the Leaving, a project he started in 2012 focusing on the last pay phones in New York City. Just looking at the images makes me realize how technology … Continue reading

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Puzzling Portraits of Identical Twins by Photographer Alma Haser

In her latest series, German photographer Alma Haser combines the portraits of several pairs of twins by literally puzzling their images together. Haser first photographs each twin separately, then prints their corresponding photograph onto a 500 or 1000-piece puzzle. Finally, … Continue reading

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