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Peter Norman: the Australian who stood on the world stage

It's one of the most iconic and powerful images of the 20th century.<p>Two African American sprinters, barefoot, with their heads bowed, each with a …

African-American News

Dead sperm whale found with 30 kilograms of trash in digestive system

A picture shared by a local environmental group showed what appears to be a severely underweight sperm whale. Authorities said the animal weighed …

Pollution

Kidnapped as Schoolgirls by Boko Haram: Here They Are Now

The New York Times met and photographed dozens of the students abducted by Boko Haram. Now at a university, they say they are the lucky ones. But their celebrity has a price.

Africa

Chicken salt: we find the creator of an Australian classic – and he tells us everything

Exclusive: ‘I still remember how it tastes,’ Peter Brinkworth says. Adam Liaw discovers how his friend’s dad landed on the original recipe in the shed of his poultry shop<p>Peter Brinkworth was born in 1942 in Tumby Bay on the east coast of South Australia’s Eyre peninsula. It’s home to some of the …

Chickens

Godzillа on set having a smoke between takes. https://t.co/7JjWZzdqtA

Diver Captures Shocking Footage Of Animals Swimming In A Sea Of Trash

This is heartbreaking 💔<p>Manta Point, a popular diving spot off the coast of Bali, Indonesia, is named for the numerous manta rays that frequent the …

Rain in the Provençal lavender fields. Still fantastic. https://t.co/Puh6lFQUlt

Recognizing the Women Who Wove the Web

Claire L. Evans has discovered the solution to our social media woes: “Go back to BBS.” She means bulletin board systems, those grunge-era digital …

Yorkshire in the snow is wonderful sight. https://t.co/HCxOspFjQ1

Central Park bubble show #bubbles #centralpark #nyc https://t.co/Nfg025DSzH

Behold the Beautiful Pages from a Medieval Monk’s Sketchbook: A Window Into How Illuminated Manuscripts Were Made (1494)

It takes no small amount of inquiry, from no few angles, to truly understand a form of art. This goes even more so for forms of art with which most …

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<b>He’s big. He’s slimy. And he’s … neon pink?! Meet Triboniophorus aff. graeffei, a new species of 8-inch-long (20-centimeter-long) slug that’s found</b> …

Creepy Yet Heartwarming: Centipede Mother "Hugs" Its Babies

This copy of Alice in Wonderland was posted on Reddit, due to water damage it's grown spores and has actual mushrooms growing out of it. Sad, yet strangely fitting. #folklorethursday https://t.co/25yetPhfc2

How Peru excludes indigenous voices in its quest to develop the Amazon

The Peruvian government has a clear development agenda for its Amazon rainforest regions. Oil extraction is already happening on a large scale. That …

This is from Cat Cosplay on Facebook. The page owner uses their own cats.❤️ https://t.co/1fEi2z6s1N

This amazing wilderness timelapse of Canada took 6 weeks to shoot and 9 months to edit

Every once in a while, a timelapse comes along that just takes your breath away. You could take almost any frame from such films and it stands up on …

Time-lapse Photography

@TexanInOz @RBGSydney @SiemonJohn @dale_dixon @GregBourke3 @_Kim_Ellis @Greggrow @amy_jozing I made a crochet pitcher plant for my brother, who is a big fan if carnivorous plants! https://t.co/VVaODWRNBZ

White morph of the Grey Goshawk. Very rare and the only white raptor in the world. Captured the shot on Bruny Island today #birdphotography https://t.co/MJp6leumht

The wonderful bark on the Jigsaw Puzzle tree. Far western Queensland #wildoz https://t.co/IaUmiczmXw

I Tried The 10-Minute Avocado-Ripening Hack Everyone's Been Talking About

Because we all know there's nothing worse than a rock-hard avo.<p>I decided to give it a whirl. Because honestly, there's nothing more frustrating than getting stuck with a hard avo when you're really craving one.

Tippi Hedren having her cigarette lit by a crow on the set of The Birds https://t.co/Egckcu4sex

Scientists estimate that one sixteen-foot-long Greenland shark has been alive for as long as five hundred and twelve years. https://t.co/GFyiE3AXjn

Adventurers and Dreamers (@adventurersanddreamers)

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The lyrebird from Australia can mimic virtually any sound that it hears, including children's toys,chainsaws.... Crazy Amazing! https://t.co/uPesAk8zX6

Creating toys just got MUCH easier https://t.co/t5piBEfnvk

These smart benches are generating electricity https://t.co/s0YWwBPyTE