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By PJ Rush | Photographs of the natural and man-made world that might have come from another world altogether.

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thatscienceguy: Strange, Wonderful, and Beautiful...

thatscienceguy:Strange, Wonderful, and Beautiful organisms:• Chromodoris Willani Blue (blue sea slug)
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Dionisio Gonzalez’s photo illustrations add fantasy...

Dionisio Gonzalez’s photo illustrations add fantasy architecture to areas affected by natural disasters. Read more on Hi-Fructose.


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The Head by Josef Gelernter

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“ Sumerian star map from Ninive 3000 b.C. ”


Sumerian star map from Ninive

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Award-winning images of some of the world's smallest life forms

Ria Misra


These macroscopic images of living creatures from the Olympus Bioscapes competition are a view of nature at its tiniest.

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The Blue Pond in Hokkaido Changes Colors Depending on the Weather | Spoon & Tamago

all photos courtesy Kent Shiraishi

Filed under: Places I Want To Visit. If you’re a Mac user you may be familiar with the “Blue Pond” located in …



The Mutter Museum in Philadelphia Was originally opened in the 1900s for medical students to come and see in person ;extremely rare conditions, and the effects of diseases that had been cured or eradicated. It still stands today as the best place for medical students to get ” hands on” experience, as well as a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike.


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Houses on the Edge of the Snake River Lava Plain, Canyon View Road Looking North, Jerome, ID, 2009

Photo of the day: Blue arch of a mosque in Isfahan Photo by Tandis Khodadadian (Woodland Hills, CA); Isfahan, Iran

Meet the Fantastically Bejeweled Skeletons of Catholicism’s Forgotten Martyrs

Saint Coronatus joined a convent in Heiligkreuztal, Germany, in 1676.

Paul Koudounaris is not a man who shies away from the macabre. Though the Los …

When giants roamed the Earth

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Photograph by Oscar Ruiz

A housing complex in Mexico City.

Ferguslie Park, Paisley

Ferguslie Park, Paisley

View onto the organ screen at the United Artists Theater, Los Angeles

View onto the organ screen at the United Artists Theater, Los Angeles

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Mind-blowing photo of a Bobtail Squid by Todd Bretl. And for more Bobtail Squid goodness:

Faced with rising sea levels, Pacific state looks to become world’s first floating nation — on vast “lily-pads”

The islands now called Kiribati have been inhabited since 3000 BC, but if the seas continue to rise they could be gone in as little as a century.

For a decade, Anote Tong the president has been warning the 100,000 inhabitants of the tiny Pacific state that they may not have much longer to cling to their 32 atolls. Now, he can talk about a potential solution.

Improbable though it may sound, with the help of a pioneering Japanese company and a few hundred billion dollars, Mr. Tong is considering …

Walkthrough by Martin Stantchev

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Jungle ruins, Wat Umong forest temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand by John Spies

Lion's Mane Jellyfish