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30 Images Of Life Under A Microscope

Part of the front foot of a giant diving beetle at 100x magnification.<br>Dr. Igor Siwanowicz<p>1 of 30<p>Some of the world's most stunning beauties can't be …

Sea slug has taken genes from algae it eats, allowing it to photosynthesize like a plant

How a brilliant-green sea slug manages to live for months at a time "feeding" on sunlight, like a plant, is clarified in a recent study published in</i> …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

Right Now, You're Breathing A Potentially Dangerous Substance

Air: It's one of the world’s most important, least understood, and possibly life-saving substances<p>The air man needs a fresh hit. It’s a beautiful summer morning. Dew shines on the grass. Birds chirp. What a glorious day to contemplate the air. I had con­tacted the air man—he has a name: Steven …

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New Species Of Dragon Found In Museum

Seadragon, that is<p>Sea horses just got a cool new cousin. Researchers have just discovered the Ruby Seadragon—which really does look like a dragon—lurking in the archives of the Western Australia Museum (WAM). The specimen’s vibrant red color sets it apart from the Common Seadragon and the somewhat …

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viergacht:

Speculative tigery colors for a Smilodon. This is just a from-memory sketch so it probably isn’t very accurate for a real saber cat.

carabiru:

Smithsonian miscellaneous collections. v. 47 (1905)<p>Washington :Smithsonian Institution,1862-1972..<p>biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8811709

libutron:

Postage stamp of Cape Verde (off the coast of Western Africa) with two Smalltooth Sawfish, <b>Pristis pectinata</b> (Pristiformes - Pristidae), a <b>Critically Endangered</b> shark which has been wholly or nearly extirpated from large areas of its former range in the Atlantic Ocean by fishing and habitat modification.

laurasalgarolo:

Here’s another digital scientific illustration.<p>Some variety of dung beetle I believe.<p>This practice is really opening my eyes to subtleties in color, that are perhaps easier (faster for sure) to familiarize with through a digital palette than traditionally.<p>Hope I’m still able to instill some charm/interest alongside the photo-realism.<p>A few more to come!

10 Weird Things That Boost Your Sex Life

Just in case lingerie and rose petals aren't romantic enough for you…<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>It seems like every week there's a new study out claiming to boost your libido. Some of them make sense, but a lot of them are flat-out bizarre. We rounded up 10 of the …

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10 Badass Cars For The Everyday Gangster

Organised crime has been around ever since the start of civilisation. Their rides however have only ever been used effectively as statement pieces …

The Best Dressed at the 2015 Golden Globes

Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Sienna Miller and more strutted their red carpet stuff at the 2015 Golden Globes. See the 10 Hollywood stars who shined brightest here.

The 10 Best Things From January 2015

Some things are just ... better<p><i>This article was originally published in the January 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science, <i>under the title "Obsessed".</i>

How Facebook says you should handle a social crisis

Why not take it from the horse’s mouth?<p>A couple years ago, the CMO of a major restaurant chain called me in a midnight panic. A server got fired for …