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Technology. Mechanical. Incredible View from Afar. Exclusive Interview: Cinta Vidal Agulló Discusses Her Paintings of Inverted Architecture. New Layered Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young. Sculptor Ben Young (previously) just unveiled a collection of new glass sculptures prior to the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago next month.

New Layered Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young

Young works with laminated clear float glass atop cast concrete bases to create cross-section views of ocean waves that look somewhat like patterns in topographical charts. The self-taught artist is currently based in Sydney but was raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand, where the local landscape and surroundings greatly inspired his art. How speakers make sound - Animagraffs. Speakers (also called loudspeakers) push and pull surrounding air molecules in waves that the human ear interprets as sound.

How speakers make sound - Animagraffs

You could even say that hearing is movement detection. So what makes a speaker travel back and forth at just the right rate and distance, and how does that make sound? Our 3D animated infographics attract thousands of viewers. 18 Superbly Playful Photos with Clouds - Sortra. Most Stunning Waterfall Photos. The Goðafoss is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland with height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters.

Most Stunning Waterfall Photos

Photo by: Valeriy Shcherbina Known locally as Churun Meru, Dragon Falls is an incredible natural formation in Venezuela. Photo by: Dmitry Moiseenko. These 12 Amazing Photos Will Make You Go Kayaking. Kayakers in Ashlu creek, Canada.

These 12 Amazing Photos Will Make You Go Kayaking

Photo by: Phil Tifo Kayaking in clear cave lake, Thailand. Photo by: John Spies. These 12 Amazing Photos Will Make You Go Camping. Camping at 10 000 feet under beautiful night sky.

These 12 Amazing Photos Will Make You Go Camping

Photo by: David Kaplan Amazing Huai Nam Dang national park, Thailand. Heribert Watzke: The brain in your gut. 35 Amazing Photos of us Tiny Humans in a Big World. Photo #17 Is Epic! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter We are just ants in this big old universe of ours and even when us humans think that we rule the world we live in, these pictures will quickly show you that nature rules over us. 1) British Columbia Canada.

35 Amazing Photos of us Tiny Humans in a Big World. Photo #17 Is Epic!

The Space We Live In. Beautiful, Intimate Portraits of Bees. Beautiful Bee Bees are the workhorses of the insect world.

Beautiful, Intimate Portraits of Bees

By transferring pollen from one plant to another, they ensure the next generation of the fruits, nuts, vegetables, and wildflowers we so enjoy. There are 4,000 species of North American bees living north of Mexico, says Sam Droege, head of the bee inventory and monitoring program at the U.S. Places In Canada You Won't Believe Actually Exist. They're real and they're spectacular.

Places In Canada You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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» 13 rincones curiosos de México que tal vez no sabías que existían 101 Lugares increíbles - Facial expression analysis. Facial expressions refer to movements of the mimetic musculature of the face.

Facial expression analysis

The vast majority of these muscles are innervated by the VIIth cranial nerve, emanating from the brainstem between the pons and medulla (Figure 1). 1 The nerve includes a motor root that supplies somatic muscle fibers to the muscles of the face, scalp, and outer ear, enabling the muscle movements that comprise facial expressions. The sensory part of the nerve enables and augments some aspects of taste and sound (Standring, 2005). (The upper eyelid is innervated by a different nerve – the oculomotor nerve; this muscle is used in expressions of surprise, fear and anger.) The facial nerve receives impulses from multiple brain areas.

Lower face muscles are represented more fully in the motor cortex than the upper face, allowing for more voluntary and learned control of the lower face; this provides the fine controls of that facial region required for speech articulation. Incredible DIY Terrarium Ideas. Terrariums have become hugely popular lately. If you're interested in creating your own capsule of green, check out these incredible terrarium ideas plus instructions for making your own. Bring some greenery into your life with these beautiful terrarium ideas… Asian-themed Terrarium Image Source For a bit of Eastern influence for your terrarium, this scene works perfectly. Sea - Gallery. WATERLIFE - NFB. Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights. We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.

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SpaceCollective. Mind-to-mind thought talking possible by 2030, scientist says. Today we enjoy basic conversations with our smart phone, desktop PC, games console, TV and soon, our car; but voice recognition, many believe, should not be viewed as an endgame technology. Although directing electronics with voice and gestures may be considered state-of-the-art today, we will soon be controlling entertainment and communications equipment not by talking or waving; but just by thinking!

Forget Siri, if future-thinking researchers have their way, your brain could soon be chatting away on the phone. Solar System Tour from the sun to pluto. Thymus Gland - Anatomy Pictures and Information. [Continued from above] . . . How Wolves Change Rivers. The Wall of Time. The 2013 Microscope Images of the Year. The yawning trap of a carnivorous plant has taken First Prize in the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition.

Igor Siwanowicz, a researcher from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute captured the fascinating photo. The confocal image was selected from more than 2100 entries. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the competition is the world’s premier platform for honouring images and movies of human, plant and animal subjects as captured through light microscopes. In addition to the Top 10 award-winning recipients, 69 Honorable Mentions received recognition this year, including 55 still images and 14 movies. The 2013 winning entries reflect the latest advances in neuroscience and cell biology as documented by researchers, along with amazing glimpses of life on a microscopic scale captured by hobbyists, students and scientists. Next year’s competition, which closes September 30, 2014 is already open for participants.

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Ethereal Macro Photos of Snowflakes in the Moments Before They Disappear. Russian photographer Andrew Osokin is a master of winter macro photography. His photo collection is chock full of gorgeous super-close-up photographs of insects, flowers, snow, and frost. Among his most impressive shots are photographs of individual snowflakes that have fallen upon the ground and are in the process of melting away. The Coolest Nature Video Ever [Edited By Roen Horn] 20 Unbelievable Places That Actually Exist. Modern Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos. We've seen our fair share of unique modern home designs like the box-shaped metallic house or the abstract fortress made of concrete, but Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has taken on a form less-visited for his aptly titled project Pyramid House—a conceptual pyramid-shaped home created and submitted as a proposal for a recent architecture competition.

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