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Strange Reflections

“As an airliner approached its landing at Chicago’s O’Hare airport a rare glimpse of a reflected upside down city leapt forth from a break in the dusk time clouds, looking like something that should belong in the land of Faerie. … Continue reading

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Sola Cube Shop & Minerals as Beautiful Food

-An edible rock and mineral specimen meal that was offered last year- “3.8 billion years ago life began on earth. And over millions of years multicellular life evolved into land plants and forests. The colors and shapes of flowers, fruits … Continue reading

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Glowing Flowers Photographed With Ultraviolet-Induced Visible Fluorescence

These photos were taken by Craig Burrows with ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence lighting. All these photos were taken of the flowers being irradiated by a 365nm light source, causing the flowers’ materials to fluoresce. Most, if not all illumination used to create … Continue reading

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Close-Up Portraits of Birds Shot in a Backyard

Northern Cardinal Bird Photo Booth is the world’s first bird feeder and photo booth combo, designed for your iPhone, iPod touch, and GoPro cameras. Place your device into Bird Photo Booth’s high quality, all-weather enclosure. Then step away and watch … Continue reading

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Crystal Birth by Emanuele Fornasier

“This video is the beginning of a long term chemistry project involving metal crystals. These stunning structures are the result of a chemical reaction where the metal is deposited from the solution onto the metal surface. It takes from a … Continue reading

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Lepidoptera Obscura by Vladimir Stankovic

“Illustrations depicting various moth and butterfly species from the ‘lepidoptera obscura’ order. These “hidden butterflies” dwell in the most inaccessible areas of tropical rain forests and some even have the ability to become invisible, which is the reason of their obscurity from the … Continue reading

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A Quick Perspective

Prehistoric bugs were larger than average day bugs due to the higher oxygen levels. The Pulmonoscorpius kirktonensis was a species of scorpion that grew to 24 inches long, or the size of a normal house cat. Personally, I’m glad I … Continue reading

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Glowing Dolphins

These dolphins are swimming at night in an ocean teeming with millions of luminous plankton. This plankton typically glows when it’s disturbed and that can happen from anything; a wave, a footprint on a beach… Because the dolphins are moving, the plankton light … Continue reading

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Hubble Captures Vivid Auroras in Jupiter’s Atmosphere

Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System, is best known for its colourful storms, the most famous being the Great Red Spot. Now astronomers have focused on another beautiful feature of the planet, using the ultraviolet capabilities of the NASA/ESA … Continue reading

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Anatomical Drawings on Chalkboards by Chuan-Bin Chung

Taiwanese illustrator and anatomy instructor Chuan-Bin Chung (鍾全斌) manages to create amazing educational masterpieces on his chalkboard. In an interview with Bored Panda he said: “Yes, we have a textbook. But we don’t read it, we draw it. Students, majoring in this … Continue reading

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