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Thursday, 18 January 2018

This 35-Second Video Is The Most Delightful Thing You'll See All Week.


This 35-Second Video Is The Most Delightful Thing You'll See All Week.
It starts off good with a pug puppy in a bicycle basket, and it just gets better from there.

January 17, 2018 at 09:19PM
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Nuclear Anxiety Is Becoming A Hallmark Of The Trump Era. Here's What Would Happen In The Worst-Case Scenario.


Nuclear Anxiety Is Becoming A Hallmark Of The Trump Era. Here's What Would Happen In The Worst-Case Scenario.
Despite decades of nuclear panic and seminars and school drills, if the worst were to happen, most Americans wouldn't know the basics of protecting themselves from fallout, and US health authorities would be woefully unequipped to deal with the casualties.

January 19, 2018 at 12:20AM
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How Moving Images Work, Explained With A Slow Motion Camera And A Macro Lens


How Moving Images Work, Explained With A Slow Motion Camera And A Macro Lens
Those Slow Mo Guys are at it again, this time with an informative video on how our televisions and displays are able to fool our eyes into seeing motion and color with nothing more than three colors and a single line.

January 18, 2018 at 05:52PM
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The Fall of Travis Kalanick Was a Lot Weirder and Darker Than You Thought


The Fall of Travis Kalanick Was a Lot Weirder and Darker Than You Thought
Silicon Valley CEOs are supposed to be sacrosanct. So how did it all go wrong at Uber?

January 18, 2018 at 03:59PM
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ununennium: Word of the day for January 19, 2018

ununennium , n :
The systematic element name for the (as yet undiscovered) chemical element with an atomic number of 119 (symbol Uue).

Picture of the day for January 19, 2018



Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), east part of Utö, Haninge Municipality, Stockholm archipelago, Sweden. In the background the Baltic Sea, with some sea smoke.. Learn more.

Here's Why 200,000 Saiga Antelope Dropped Dead in Kazakhstan in 2015


Here's Why 200,000 Saiga Antelope Dropped Dead in Kazakhstan in 2015
A strange animal mystery captivated the internet back in 2015: 200,000 critically endangered saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan died from internal bleeding after infections. Some researchers now have an update on that story, and it's tied to warmer temperatures.

January 18, 2018 at 11:18PM
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