Meleesa Naughton

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Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

Muscles contract and relax to allow for locomotion, and they accomplish this with structures called sacromeres

Muscles contract and relax to allow for locomotion, and they accomplish this with structures called sacromeres. In this fruit fly larva, sacromeres appear as the thin, striped bands within the red muscle tissue along the body wall. Flying insects have sacromeres that are not built for maximum energy output; rather, they are long with a limited range of motion in order to assist in wing movement during flight.<p><i>Image by Timothy Mosca, Stanford University.</i>

LA: "Home loans up to $10 million just for YOU!" is today's #DailyWhat?! from a bank in Santa Monica, CA http://untappedcities.com/2013/05/17/daily-what-10-million-home-loan-just-for-you/

The Cycle of Abuse Illustrated Through Single Photos and Multiple Models

Statistics show that 70% of people who are abused as children will grow up into adults who will in turn abuse children. A recent awareness ad …

Microsoft's head of Xbox doesn't see Valve as a competitor, happy with curated apps

Valve is preparing to enter the console market with its "Steam Box" gaming hardware, but Microsoft doesn't consider it as a competitor just yet. Speaking at Microsoft's TechForum this week, Don Mattrick, president of the Interactive Entertainment Business, fielded questions about the strategy for …

Winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. Norwegian photographer Andrea Gjestvang was announced as the Photographer of the Year, for her series of portraits of children and youths who survived the July 2011 massacre on the island of Utoeya, outside Oslo. This …