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BLOG NIKKI FARQUHARSON › Illustrating the Elements

I am so happy to finally share the completed 'ink' stage for my creative collaboration with renowned photographer, Scott A. Woodward. Our project is …

World Oceans Day 2014: Together, We Have the Power to Protect the Ocean

Changing Planet<p>A dolphin gets up close and personal with the camera. (Photograph by Matt Weiss)<p>World Oceans Day providesa unique opportunity once a year to honor our world’s ocean that connects us all, and this weekend you can join with people in communities around the world to mark the day in a …

Seabirds Can Spy Fishing Boats From 7 Miles Away, Scientists Find

Study is first to examine "halo of influence."<p>A type of seabird can zero in on fishing boats from a distance of about 7 miles (11 kilometers) away, a new study says.<p><b>Northern gannets, North Atlantic seabirds with a 70-inch (178-centimeter) wingspan, likely use their binocular vision to determine the</b> …

Art & Painting

Snoopy

Snoopy

Design You Trust

Tomona Matsukawa was born in 1987 in Aichi, Japan, and graduated Tama Art University 2011 having specialized in oil painting. Matsukawa’s …

Artist: Loui Jover https://www.facebook.com/lojoverart Posted by Lara

Lego Simpsons Set

While we talked about Moleskine notebooks Simpsons for the 25th anniversary of the series, here reveals this Lego set specially designed to …

Holmdel Horn Antenna

Where the embers of the Big Bang were first detected.<p>In the 1950s, the scientific community was split by two competing theories explaining the origin …

What effect does extreme cold have on the human body?

North America’s east coast is braced for more freezing weather a year after the January 2014 polar vortex sent temperatures tumbling down to -50C (-58F). In this piece from the BBC Future archive, we ask what does such intense cold do to the human body?<p>The polar vortex currently sweeping across the …

Global Warming

A Glue That Seals Heart Defects

The glue—which researchers showed is able to hold fast on live beating hearts—could be a gentler alternative to stitches.<p>Nearly a decade ago, Jeffrey Karp was playing around with a new, biodegradable polymer he'd made. He was a post-doctoral researcher at MIT. He ended up gluing together two pieces …

Niagara Falls Frozen Amid Polar Vortex

Niagara Falls has frozen amid a polar vortex that left the Midwest buried under snow and ice. Although the weather is not ideal, tourists are still …

Blowing Up Optical Illusion

I have named this optical illusion the “<b>blowing up optical illusion</b>” and it definitely lives up to its name. The aim of this optical illusion is to …

Unusual Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

We all know that radiologists and CEOs make good money. But it’s also possible to pull in more than six figures as an airplane repo man or a master sommelier. PayDay One, a provider of payday loans, compiled a list of 10 unusual jobs that pay well, based on information from the Bureau of Labor …

Artist: Josef Kote https://www.facebook.com/JosefKote Posted by Lara

Picture from Multiple Angles Optical Illusion

This is one of those optical illusions that are just simply amazing. Basically, it’s an <b>optical illusion</b> that has been created by someone that is very …

Indonesian Cave Reveals Tsunami History

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Sarah Pruitt<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2013<p>Title<p>Indonesian Cave Reveals Tsunami …

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Switzerland

Switzerland

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, being able to read people can be used for good or evil.<p>Some of the greatest moments in human history were fueled by emotional intelligence. When Martin Luther King, Jr. presented his …

Artist : Sam WEBER © Posted by Humam

Playful Ceramic Sculptures Filled With Lively Motion

Clay seems to come alive in these detailed sculptures by Hong-Kong based artist Johnson Tsang. Each one of his hand-crafted scenes is filled with energetic movements that seem to be frozen in time, many of which are created in the artist's signature style where human faces are blended into …

Anamorphic Painting

Hopefully at one point or another, you’ve been blessed to have witnessed a beautiful <b>anamorphic painting</b> such as the one below. Maybe, you didn’t …