10-20 percent of people in the United States have the parasite, Toxoplasma gondii. Researchers now believe this parasite causes swelling in the brain leading to depression and suicide. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/toxoplasmosis/prevent.html
Saturn's mysterious HEXAGONAL storm system revealed in true color by dailymail.co.uk: Click through for the videl. #Saturn #Storm #Cassini #NASA
Saturn by NASA / JPL / Space Science Institute / Gordan Ugarkovic via slate.com: On Oct. 10, 2013, Cassini took 36 shots of Saturn, a dozen each using red, green, and blue filters which approximate true color. Croatian software developer and “amateur” astronomical image processor Gordan Ugarkovic grabbed the raw files, processed them, and ... Go here to see it in full resolution. http://www.flickr.com/photos/badastronomy/10328043663/sizes/o/in/photostream/ #Photography #Saturn
Space view of Earth and Moon
The Blyde River Canyon, South Africa.
Scuba diving in Mauritius. -kc
The Milky Way, as seen from Namibia.
Blobfish: world's most 'miserable looking' marine animal facing extinction.Lives in waters off the South East Coast of Australia.
Still on the move Hurricane Sandy
A view of Hurricane Sandy from GOES East satellite on Sunday, Oct. 27.
Diatom frustule by Ann Weston, LRI, CRUK, Wellcome Images via guardian.co.uk: Scanning electron micrograph of a diatom, single-cell organisms which are one of the most common types of phytoplanktons and play a major role in sustaining life on Earth. #Diatom #SEM #Anne_Weston #Wellcome_Images #uardian_co_uk