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When The Morning Dawns And Darkness Turns Into Day

The morning dawns. When darkness turns to day, the sun moves over the horizon and touches everything in sight. This movement across the landscape brightens everything. Such an illumination awakens us all. We rise with energy moving in and through us…

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Antarctica Prehistoric Forests Foreshadow Its Future

Antarctica prehistoric forests. On their way back from the South Pole in 1912, Robert Falcon Scott and his team discovered the delicate lines of plant leaves pressed into the hard rock of Antarctica. Scott called them “beautifully traced” fossils. Despite the…

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A Single Rose – The Intimate Message

A single peach rose is used to send a message of friendship to a best friend or even to a lover. Many feelings can be expressed by flowers, and this non-verbal language is very popular nowadays. Each one of us has…

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Designing A Deep-Space UFO

Let’s design a deep-space ufo! SPACE REQUIREMENTS: Our deep-space UFO must be large enough to house a human crew of 10 or 12 comfortably for a long period of time (several months).  It must contain life support systems, food and water…

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Daughter Found Box With 30,000 Never-Before-Seen Negatives

Never-seen-before negatives. Some artists don’t live long enough to experience the recognition they get. Masha Ivashintsova was one of them. This Russian artist and theater critic had been heavily engaged in the Leningrad (now, Saint Petersburg) poetic and photography underground…

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There Are Some Bizarre Things That Float In Space

Bizarre things in space. Space is big. Really big. It’s so big, in fact, that you’d actually be forgiven for believing that pretty much all of it is completely empty — hence the name. It’s true that, according to science,…

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It’s The Addicted Rats That Ate 450 Kilograms Of Marijuana!

Addicted rats. When police inspectors in Pilar, Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, were recently questioned about the disappearance of 540 kg of marijuana from the evidence room, they explained that addicted rats ate it all! Commissioner Emilio Portero relieved his partner…

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There Are No Words To Live By

Watching the news the other day, it occurred to me that people who have ‘words to live by’ often begin to attack and even kill others. I thought back to my own angry youth, when I could easily use words…

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Ignorant Scientists. So Many Don’t Know What They’re Talking About

Ignorant scientists. Science has enormous cachet and authority in our culture, for very understandable reasons! And that has led scientists (and non-scientists who claim the mantle of science) to claim public authority, which is all well and good in their…

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Blizzard Forces To Change Wow Classic Guild Name And Blizzcon®

When you are playing World of Warcraft Classic, if someone sends an email and forces you to change the name of your world of warcraft classic gold for some reason, what would you do? This really happened to some players…

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Denmark Strait Cataract. It Isn’t What You Think

Denmark Strait Cataract. What’s the largest waterfall in the world? If you’re talking by flow rate, it’s Inga Falls. If you mean the tallest, it’s Angel Falls. The widest? Khone Falls. But if you want to know the very largest…

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Female Giants Accompany Their Fierce Companions

  Multi-award-winning illustrator and artist Tran Nguyen creates ethereal paintings and colored pencil drawings, looking as if they come straight out of a fairytale. She explores her interest in therapeutic imagery, and she presents intriguing, dream-like narratives, drawing the viewer in and inviting…

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Did Saint Patrick Banish All The Snakes From Ireland?

Did Saint Patrick banish all the snakes from Ireland? It turns out the story is a bit more complicated than that. Legend tells it that St. Patrick banished all the snakes from the Emerald Isle, chasing them into the sea…

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Winners Of The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards celebrates its 11th anniversary this year. This is one of the most respected and influential photography competitions in the world. Every single year they are sent thousands of stunning photographs from amateur and professional photographers and this year has…

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Weirdest Weather Events Ever Recorded In History

Mother Nature. Weather happens all the time, and usually we don’t even notice it unless it’s a major inconvenience. That’s a shame because Mother Nature sometimes throws us a major curveball. That’s when things get really cool. The Locust Plague…

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Miracle Cat Predicts Death And Comforts The Dying

Miracle cat predicts death. Meet Oscar who is believed to have predicted the deaths numerous people at a nursing home. The 10-year-old tabby spends his days roaming the halls of Steere House and is known as notoriously anti-social. But the miracle moggy cuddles up to…

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RS3 Treasure Hunter Oddments New Features upcoming

According to RS3, the popular Treasure Hunter Oddments will be reworked. They have made some wonderful new changes. RS3gold can’t wait to share the details with you. Besides, we have full stock cheap rs3 gold for sale with instant delivery!…

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Important Facts That You Should Know About Depression

Depression. According to NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) nearly 1 in 5 adults suffer from some form of mental illness in any given year. Many of those who suffer go untreated due to not being diagnosed. Is it…

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The Transylvania Roads From Above. Yes, That Transylvania!

The roads of Transylvania from above! I’m Călin and I’m a photographer living in Romania, in Eastern Europe. I have a project with aerial views of the roads that lead you through Transylvania which I want to share with you….

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The Curiosity Rover Spotted Wispy Clouds In The Martian Skies

The Curiosity rover spotted wispy cloud. New images from NASA’s Curiosity rover revealed wispy, early-season clouds streaking across the Martian sky. The clouds on Mars resemble the thin ice-crystal cirrus clouds found in Earth’s atmosphere. The images, taken by the rover’s Navigation Camera (Navcam)…

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Signs That Someone You Know May Be A Reptilian Shapeshifter

Reptilian shapeshifter. If you’re not familiar with the popular reptilian conspiracy theories, then you’re really missing out! Basically, a reptilian (in the David Icke lore) is an alien creature from another dimension who has a reptile-like body, but who blends…

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A Surprising Explanation For The Sun’s Mysterious Tilt

The sun’s mysterious tilt. That is, the sun rotates on an axis that isn’t quite perpendicular to the orbits of Earth and the other major planets.  They all  lie in the same plane because all formed out of a disk-shaped…

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Townsfolk Put Mayor In Stocks For Doing A Poor Job

Mayor in stocks. In most countries, the only way you can punish politicians and civil servants for not doing a proper job is by not voting for them in the next elections. But in Bolivia, they have a thing called…

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The Best Shaman PvE Healer Build for WoW Classic

Restoration Shamans are arguably the most flexible support/healing spec in WoW Classic. Thanks to the fact that the Shaman class was developed as a hybrid (Tank, Caster DPS, and a Healer in one), they have access to buy classic wow…

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Artist Creates Incredibly Detailed Artworks with Kitchen Salt

Croatian artist Dino Tomic usually works with conventional materials like pencils and paper, but his latest project has him spreading kitchen salt on a black background to create incredible artworks and Indian mandalas. The Norway-based salt wizard, who works as an art…

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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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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…

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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…