Laurie Carter

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Photograph by @paulnicklen When being chased by Leopard Seals, Emperor Penguins reach such great velocities underwater and consequently great heights when exiting the frigid Ross Sea that it looks like they are truly trying to fly. However, they are just throwing their flippers out for balance. They hit the sea ice with such force that often, these 60 to 90 pound birds knock the air out of themselves. They quickly shake it off and begin their 10 mile hike back to the colony to feed their awaiting chicks. Please follow me this week on @paulnicklen as I post a series of my favorite polar wildlife species #wildlife #nature @ElPlanetaPhoto #gratitude #penguins #beauty @natgeocreative @thephotosociety

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …


These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …


Vivid Photos of a Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica

While on an expedition in Antarctica, interface designer and filmmaker Alex Cornell was treated to the rare sight of a massive iceberg that had recently flipped over, revealing an extraordinarily vivid blue underside. With the strikingly polished ice ranging in hue from light aqua to dark teal to …