Archive for July, 2018

Nuclear Reactor Run By Students [video]

Most Powerful Photos Of This Week – 7/27/18

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The First Underwater Film Is Stranger Than Fiction [video]

Many Animals Will Self-amputate When In Trouble

 

According to Popular Science –

Only a few humans have ever opted for self-amputation in order to escape from danger, but some animals do it all the time. You probably already know that lizards can shed their tails. You may also have seen the viral video of a crayfish snipping off its own arm to escape being boiled alive. More than 200 animals have the unique ability to autotomize (the scientific term for self-amputation), but it’s not always to get out of hot water.

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China’s Chili City [video]

Guatemala’s Rainforest [video]

Outtake Photos from Apollo 11’s 1969 Moon Landing

According to Quartz –

The first human set foot on the moon 49 years ago on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong emerged from the Apollo 11 lander. Along with the footage that was broadcast live on television, iconic images of the lunar expedition come from still photos the astronauts took themselves on a Hasselblad camera. The photos provide exceedingly crisp depictions of the lunar surface, the astronauts’ equipment and candid shots of the explorers themselves.

Included as well are less meticulously composed, almost accidental-looking images taken by the astronauts over the course of their mission.

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Harrods Sells a $1,300 Toilet Brush

According to LuxuryLaunches –

From time to time, we here at LL, come across products that cross the line from luxurious to ludicrous and this Crystal Toilet Brush from Zodiac certainly fits the bill. The brush is hailed as a “high-octane upgrade” to bathroom essentials thanks to its diamond-cut crystal exterior and chrome finish. The real clincher though is the $1,302.55 price tag. Thanks, but no thanks.

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Meet the Culinary King of Queens [video]

12 New Moons Found Orbiting Jupiter

According to ExtremeTech –

Famed astronomer Galileo Galilei discovered the first four moons of Jupiter way back in the early 1600s. More than 400 years later, astronomers are still finding moons orbiting the solar system’s largest planet. We’re not just talking about one or two stragglers, either. Astronomers from the Carnegie Institution for Science have spotted 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, bringing the total to 79.

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The Strange Science of the Impossible Burger [video]

Photos of The Week – 7/12/18

Flipboard’s album of the week of 7/12/2018.


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