Kristy Andrew

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Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

The Oldest Living Things On Earth

<i>The photographer Rachel Sussman has been traveling the world to take pictures of the oldest living organisms on our planet. She described her journey in this TED talk, and now, at last, she’s created a gorgeous new book, The Oldest Living Things in the World, published by the University of Chicago</i> …

New Fossil Takes A Bite Out Of Theory That Sharks Barely Evolved

Sharks have looked more or less the same for hundreds of millions of years. But a newly discovered fossil suggests that under the hood, a modern shark is very different from its ancient ancestors.<p>The finding, published in the journal Nature, strongly implies that sharks are not the "living fossils" …

Are community gardens a better way to address food shortages? - Futurity

Because allotment gardens tend to have healthier soil, they should be promoted as a sustainable way to meet increasing food demand, researchers say.

Agriculture

This octopus opens a jar faster than most humans

Researchers say Neanderthals were not our dimwitted inferiors | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - No offense, but your ancestors probably were no brighter than a Neanderthal.<p>The replica of a neanderthall skull is displayed in the new Neanderthal Museum in the northern Croatian town of Krapina February 25, 2010. REUTERS/Nikola Solic/Files<p>That’s the message a pair of …

Fatal Superbugs: Antibiotics Losing Effectiveness, WHO Says

"Genetics is working against us, almost like a science-fiction story."<p>The spread of superbugs—bacteria that have changed in ways that render antibiotics ineffective against them—is a serious and growing threat around the world, according to the World Health Organization's first global report on …

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Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA

You might know where your forebears lived a few generations prior, but how about the exact village they came from -- <i>1,000 years</i> ago? Thanks to DNA sequencing, it's now possible to find that out in many cases according to researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK. The aptly-named GPS or …

The Megalithic Constructions in the Ecuadorian Jungle are Not Natural Features

<b>Ecuador Llanganates Jungle Megaliths Research Report May 2014</b><p><b>It has been several months since we last issued a project update announcement to the</b> …

Archaeology

Partial and Annular Eclipses

<b>Partial and Annular Eclipses</b><p>All titles are clickable and link to the original APOD page. Click on an image for a larger view of it.<p><b>2011 December …

Astronomy

May 8

[/b]<p><b>2015</b><p>In only about 12,000 years Vega will be the North Star, the closest bright star to our fair planet's North Celestial Pole. By then, when you …

VideoFromSpace - YouTube

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Self Defense

Spring flowers reveal their true selves in extreme close-up – in pictures

Flowers are one of the great joys of spring, but viewing them under a scanning electron microscope uncovers a surreal, alien beauty. These images were created by the award-winning German microscopy team Eye of Science, comprising photographer Oliver Meckes and biologist Nicole Ottawa

The Horsemen of the Americas – Pictures of Working Cowboys by Luis Fabini

Luis Fabini became a photographer at the age of seven, when his father put a camera in his hand before the two went trekking across the Andes. Born …

South America

So You Want to Be a Stock Photographer, Part II

Preface: There will be no images included in this entry. The point is to have the reader start reviewing the work of great stock shooters. Stock …

Digital Photography

Scientist Creates and Snaps Photographs of Microscopic Crystal Flowers

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences postdoctoral fellow Wim L. Noorduin, along with his colleagues, have discovered an interesting way …

25 Amazing Tulip Field Pictures

Tulips fields are so overwhelmingly colorful, as if someone had spilled paint instead of planting flowers. They’re a sight every photographer should …

Tulips

Photo Series 'Little Folk' by Talented 14-Year-Old Photographer Zev

When outstanding talent comes along, it is unmistakable. Zev, also known as fiddle oak, is rather abundantly blessed with an inimitable flair behind …

Loneliness

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Landscape Photography

How to Get a Nice White Background in Portrait or Still Life Photography

If you’ve spent time shooting people or products inside a studio then, chances are, you’ve shot a white background before. In this video, …

Chinese Noodles | Vegetable Noodles | Easy Noodles Recipe | Restaurant Style Vegetable Noodles

Home Capsicum Carrots Easy-Peasy Recipes Indo-Chinese Noodles Vegan Vegetable Vegetables Vegetarian Chinese Noodles | Vegetable Noodles | Easy …

Sweet and Sour Pork Ribs 紅燒排骨

Recently I just upgraded the private TV channels (Astro) to include few new channels. And i found one interesting channel mainly use Hokkien dialect …

Tom Yum Noodle Soup

Heat vegetable oil in a small clay pot over medium low heat. Sauté lemongrass, onion, and garlic until fragrant, about 2 minutes.<p>Stir in to yum …

Cold Sesame Noodles

Fiery cold sesame noodle is a great main dish in summer. In China, noodles are served as breakfast or sometimes along with a meal with congee.<p>The …

Food & Dining

Sweet potato rice (Goguma-bap) recipe

Hi everybody! I’m pleased to introduce you to another traditional Korean recipe today. It’s called <i>goguma-bap</i>. In Korean <i>Goguma</i> is sweet potato, and <i>bap</i> …

Red Braised Potatoes

<i>Red braised potatoes with garlic, chili bean paste and leek.</i><p>Back to my childhood, potatoes are my favorite food. We grew our own potatoes and usually …

Steamed Scallops with Vermicelli (How to Cook Scallops Part I)

Steamed Scallops with vermicelli in shell with garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil and chopped chili peppers.<p>Steamed Scallop is a famous Chinese dish, …

Seafood

Yeung Chow Fried Rice (揚州炒飯) | Saucy Spatula

Fried rice to me is comfort food (besides a good cup of milk tea or a big bowl of wonton noodle soup). I mean, it’s quick to cook with zero tricky …

Food & Dining

Chinese Sweet and Sour Sauce

Chinese sweet and sour sauce possibly is the most famous Chinese sauce. There are so many yummy dish made with this sauce including sweet and sour …

Food & Dining