Posted in Art Oddities

Magical Macro World Of Snails And Bugs

Magical world of snails. Vadim Trunov, a self-taught nature photographer based in Voronezh, Russia, takes beautiful macro photos of snails, insects and mushrooms that seem to personify them and weave beautiful little stories around these oft-overlooked creatures’ lives. Trunov often…

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Posted in Cool Reads Oddities

Chinese Lottery Winners Collect Prizes Dressed As Cartoon Characters

A Chinese man was recently in the news for not only winning millions of yuan in a lottery, but also for the bizarre costume he wore when he collected his prize. The man was so worried about revealing his identity…

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New Ornate Insects Drawn By Alex Konahin

Ornate Insects. Latvia-based graphic artist and illustrator Alex Konahin (previously) recently completed work on a new series of ornate insect drawings titled Little Wings. The illustrations were made using pens and india ink in his distinctive style that makes used of ornate scrolls and intricate…

Posted in Unfamiliar

Did Archaeologists Dig Up An 800-Year-Old Alien Cell Phone?

Alien cell phone. On 23 December 2015, the conspiracy theory web site Mysterious Universe published a photo supposedly showing an ancient clay tablet resembling a cell phone which was dug up by archaeologists “earlier this year” in Austria. While Mysterious Universe failed to provide the…

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If The Universe Is Teeming With Aliens Then Where Is Everybody?

If the Universe is teeming with aliens then where is everybody? It’s one of the biggest conundrums in the Universe, known as the Fermi Paradox. That means that if the Universe is so conducive to life, and if there are so many…

Posted in Space Unfamiliar

Dark Matter: Is It Right In Front Of Us?

Dark Matter. We know, pretty simply, how stars work. We know how much light they give off, and that’s very closely related to their mass. Brighter stars are more massive; dimmer stars are less so. So when we look at…