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The Nearest Stars to Earth

The Nearest Stars to Earth | Visual.ly

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Is your Deodorant toxic? #health

How Safe Is Your Deodorant?

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Composition: Rule of Thirds, think about it when cropping too | Boost Your Photography

Composition: Rule of Thirds | Boost Your Photography

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20 Practical Uses for Coca Cola – Proof That Coke Does Not Belong In The Human Body

NASA | SDO: Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes / via Michael Chang

The Real Deal: How the Mayan Calendar Works | Mayan Apocalypse | Dec. 21, 2012 | LiveScience

Experts working on proto-Elamite hope they are on the point of a breakthrough The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its 5,000-year-old secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics. This international research project is already casting light on a lost bronze age middle eastern society where enslaved workers lived on rations close to the starvation level

In a series of caves near Tibet there lies some strange and mysterious artifacts among the graves of creatures belonging to the humanoid race, the Dropa. Many feel these artifacts tell a tale of aliens crashing in the Himalayas and then dying.

The Nazca Lines - etched into a high plateau in Peru’s Nazca Desert, a series of ancient designs stretching more than 50 miles has baffled archaeologists for decades.

40 secret iPhone features and shortcuts. I've only read through half and I already feel like I have a new phone!

Quasicrystals as sums of waves in the plane - click through to see it animated.

Aerogel, also know as frozen smoke, is the world’s lowest density solid, clocking in at 96% air. If you hold a small piece in your hand, it’s practically impossible to either see or feel, but if you poke it, it’s like styrofoam. It supports up to 4,000 times its own weight and can withstand a direct blast from two pounds of dynamite. It’s also the best insulator in existence.

An F/A-18 Hornet was photographed just as it broke the sound barrier. When an airplane travels at a speed faster than sound, density waves of sound emitted by the plane cannot precede the plane, and so accumulate in a cone behind the plane. When this shock wave passes, a listener hears all at once the sound emitted over a longer period: a sonic boom. As a plane accelerates to just break the sound barrier, however, an unusual cloud might form. The origin of this cloud is still debated.