Michelle Akemi Parker

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NASA's Juno space probe is now orbiting Jupiter! Here are 10 facts about the planet that will blow your mind

NASA's Juno probe successfully went into orbit around Jupiter July 4, and we'll get to see incredible close-up images of the planet just like with Pluto's flyby last year.<p>Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system, and its size gives it some pretty amazing properties.<p>Here are 10 crazy facts …


First Church of Cannabis Inaugural Service

INDIANAPOLIS — The First Church of Cannabis held its first service Wednesday afternoon, but there was one notable absence: cannabis.<p>In a move that church leadership and supporters have identified as religious persecution, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Chief Richard Hite declared at a …


Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

North Korea

Artist: Leonid Afremov Description: The artist Leonid Afremov was born in Vitebsk, Belarus in 1955-- the same town where Mark Chagall was born. Leonid Afremov graduated from Vitebsk Art School The school was founded by Mark Chagall in 1921 . Along with Chagall, Malevich and Kandinsky, Leonid Afremov is a member of the famous Vitebsk painting school. Leonid worked a lot and participated in different exhibitions in Vitebsk. Since 1990 he has lived in Israel. The artist has his own unique style. He doesn't use brushes to paint - he uses a palette-knife. Original, light-colored, and gentle style that had been worked out for years is the main distinction of the artist. Source: http://rogallery.com/Afremov_Leonid/afremovhm.htm Posted by Lara

According to Gustav Klimt, “All art is erotic." Do you agree?

Setting Museum

Dubai Marina - Night Reflection

Cataldo Mission Milky Way

Fes in the Night


The most colorful view of universe captured: Astronomers using our Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a comprehensive picture of the evolving universe – among the most colorful deep space images ever captured by the 24-year-old telescope. This image -- made from 841 orbits of telescope viewing time -- contains approximately 10,000 galaxies, extending back in time to within a few hundred million years of the big bang. This is a composite image showing the visible and near infrared light spectrum collected from Hubble's ACS and WFC3 instruments over a nine-year period. Image Credit: NASA/ESA #nasa #hst #hubble #space #astronomy #galaxy #universe #stars #telescope #science

To be a poet is a condition rather than a profession — but does it float

Paintings by Abdul Mati Klarwein<br>Title: Robert Graves<p><i>Pro tip: open fullscreen for best results</i><p><i>Interviewer</i>: In which school do the critics, the …

It is man's relation to the cosmos — to the unknown — which alone arouses in me the spark of creative imagination — but does it float

H.P. Lovecraft

What in God's name could there be on the horizon? — but does it float

And my life slowly poisons itself for your eyes — but does it float