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犀牛角下毒只為反盜獵:那些被逼無奈的保護措施

文 / Ent<p>科學松鼠會之前談論過野生動物下毒話題。那一次是盜獵者殺死大象後給屍體下毒,以便毒死前來吃腐肉的禿鷲,防止它們暴露大象屍體的蹤跡。而今非洲多種禿鷲種群瀕臨崩潰,這些盜獵者「功不可沒」。<p>但是與此同時,還有另一批人在給犀牛下毒——只不過他們的立場完全相反。<p>這批人是南非 Ezemvelo KZ …

不可思議的照片:向土星揮手的人類

我的一位朋友 (在此姑且不具名) 跟我抱怨起 2013 年 7 月那場大獲成功的「向土星揮手」(Wave at Saturn) 活動。「那什麼鬼啊?卡西尼號 (Cassini) 拍的照片裡面哪有可能拍得到我們!而且這些人跑出去對著土星揮手的時候根本連土星都看不到,因為當時太陽高掛啊!到底為什麼要去揮 …

《自然》雜誌2013年度十大人物

來自星星的你,都教授你到底來自哪顆星?

<b>《來自星星的你》中風流倜儻英俊瀟灑無敵帥氣的男主角到底來自哪個星星?看天文學家怎麼來解讀熱門韓劇。</b><p>作者:靠天吃飯的徒弟<p>全智賢牽手盜賊聯盟中合作過的金秀賢演出的電視劇《來自星星的你》最近火的不能再火。<p>教授身份大解密<p>外星人都敏俊(金秀賢飾)教授在地球上生活了四百年,服過24次兵役,見證了韓國房地產業的發 …

都敏俊該如何安全地吻上千頌伊?

<b>本文由民視《科學再發現》贊助,泛科學獨立製作</b><p>來自系外行星 KMT184.05的都敏俊(金秀賢飾)教授,具備多種來自外星的超能力,像是人類7倍敏銳的感官、時間暫停、瞬間移動、超強自癒能力、很有錢(這是超能力無誤)……等等。不過就像超人碰到綠色克利普頓石一樣,都教授一旦接觸到地球人的唾液(或者血液),超 …

For All Mankind: Vintage NASA Photographs 1964 – 1983 » ㄇㄞˋ點子

誠摯邀請你成為好朋友--><p>太空探索是人類追求自我認識最重要的努力之一。最近,一個關於美國航空航天局(NASA)的珍貴老照片展正在倫敦 BREESE LITTLE 畫廊展出。展出的照片均誕生於1964年至1983年間,有的出自人類之手,有的則是由機器所拍攝,紀載了NASA和阿波羅計畫的成就,大眾曾經對 …

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繪出時尚的經典風貌 » ㄇㄞˋ點子

誠摯邀請你成為好朋友--><p>在時尚設計中,形象照們是能夠最為直接傳達設計師們所欲闡述的理念及設計,而設計手稿是靈感實踐的第一步,各設計師的手繪風格除了是個人格調的詮釋外,更是將時尚落實於畫上的態度。但,將形象照與手繪做結合時,又會是什麼樣的驚喜呢?<p>來自烏克蘭的插畫藝術家 Julia Slavinska …

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Beautiful Games: frozen waterfall climbing

These remarkable photos of professional ice-climbers tackling huge frozen waterfalls and icefalls in Eidfjord, Norway, were created by photographer Thomas Senf. He used spotlights and flares to illuminate the spectacular landscapes at night-time, achieving results which look other-worldly. It took …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

Olympic Skier Wears Mariachi-Inspired Race Suit for Mexico

International teams about to enter the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been unveiling their outfits, proving that this is a year for some really creative sportswear. Among the Olympians wearing inventive attire is Mexican alpine skier Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe who recently revealed his …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Beautifully Designed Movie Theaters in Golden California

<b>The Fox Theater I, Oakland</b><br>New York-based French photographer Franck Bohbot traveled to California to spotlight the most amazing movie theaters, big and small, as an homage to the history of film in his series titled <i>Cinema</i>. He captures the grandiose scale of some exquisitely designed theaters as …