TYWKIWDBI ("Tai-Wiki-Widbee"): Two perfect circles

Believe it or not, these two circles are perfectly round. Optical illusions like this work because of the depth perception mechanism in your brain that allows you to visualize objects in

Every recorded earthquake of magnitude 4 of higher since 1898

100 Years of Earthquakes On One Gorgeous Map

More than 100 years of earthquakes glow on a world map. - This map shows earthquakes magnitude or greater since each is marked in a lightning-bug hue that glows brighter with increasing

A composite false-color image of fire in space. The bright yellow traces the path of a drop of fuel shrinking as it burns producing green soot.

In Space, Flames Behave in Ways Nobody Thought Possible

Image: A composite false-color image of fire in space. The bright yellow traces the path of a drop of fuel, shrinking as it burns, producing green soot Credit: Paul Ferkul / NA

Artificial jellyfish powered by rat heart muscle cells.  Is this cool, creepy, or both of the above?

Video: Jellyfish Made From Silicone and Rat's Heart Cells Swims and Beats Like a Heart. researchers to build a sort of cyborg jellyfish from the ground up, using heart muscle cells from a rat and silicone polymer.

Glow from the earliest objects in the universe.

Glow from the earliest objects in the universe.

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Monkeys trained to control wheelchairs with their minds (Wired UK)

This GIF Shows Just How Good We've Gotten at Planet-Hunting - Megan Garber - The Atlantic

This GIF Shows Just How Good We've Gotten at Planet-Hunting

benigoat: “ How many planets we’ve discovered by year (orange is from the Kepler spacecraft).

Measles cases in the US -- before and after vaccine.

Measles cases in the US -- before and after vaccine.

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