Kristin Nanney

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Aww-Worthy Photos of Tiny Animals on Fingers

<i>Tiny Animals on Fingers</i> is a Flickr set curated by Specklet that delivers exactly what you'd expect–adorable pint-sized creatures resting on mere fingertips. While the diverse breeds of species differ in proportions and physical appearance, they share their tiny stature. These little guys featured …


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Fake Cancer Study Spotlights Bogus Science Journals

A fake cancer study spoofed hundreds of shoddy science journals, despite obvious errors.<p>A cancer drug discovered in a humble lichen, and ready for testing in patients, might sound too good to be true. That's because it is. But more than a hundred lower-tier scientific journals accepted a fake, …

Excerpts from The Mad Scientist’s Handbook: The Human Recipe

<i>If you wish to make a human being from scratch…</i><p>Start with enough oxygen to fill a freight container. Then add an amount of hydrogen that fills 4,700 …

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APOD: Fire on Earth (2013 Sep 01) Image Credit: (AFS, BLM) Explanation: Sometimes, regions of planet Earth light up with fire. Since fire is the rapid acquisition of oxygen, and since oxygen is a key indicator of life, fire on any planet would be an indicator of life on that planet. Most of the Earth's land has been scorched by fire at some time in the past. Although causing many a tragedy, for many places on Earth fire is considered part of a natural ecosystem cycle. Large forest fires on Earth are usually caused by lightning and can be visible from orbit. Above, in the year 2000, stunned elk avoid a fire sweeping through Montana's Bitterroot Valley by standing in a river. Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page #APOD

Sea otters boost seagrass by protecting algae-eating sea slugs

August 26, 2013|By Melissa Pandika<p>A study links sea otters to improved seagrass growth in Elkhorn Slough,… (Ron Eby / AFP/Getty Images )<p>Fertilizer runoff has led to a global decline in seagrass meadows, which provide crucial habitat for fish. But thanks to sea otters, these meadows are flourishing …



How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

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How to Make the Perfect Lobster Roll

<b>I have to credit Dr. Claw</b> for teaching me how good a lobster roll can be. The infamous Brooklyn "lobster pusher"—the guy who won fame and no small degree of notoriety for illegally selling lobster rolls out of his apartment—gave me the first one I ever liked: A warm, garlicky tube of soft, delicate …

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Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

Its So 'Dumb and Stupid' -Its Funny..

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