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A Nondescript Character Sheds Suits of Fur, Bubbling Liquids, and Gnarly Wood in Hypnotic CGI Animation. Yes, Giant Technicolor Squirrels Actually Roam the Forests of Southern India. The multi-hued, three-foot-long squirrels currently taking the internet by storm are no Photoshopped mythical creatures.

Yes, Giant Technicolor Squirrels Actually Roam the Forests of Southern India

As Jason Bittel reports for National Geographic, the colorful four-pound critters—enjoying a renewed burst of attention thanks to a series of snapshots posted on Instagram by amateur photographer Kaushik Vijayan—not only roam the forests of southern India, but also, in the words of wildlife conservation biologist John Koprowski, look “exactly” like the majestic orange-, purple- and maroon-colored animals seen on Vijayan’s feed. (Give or take a few filters, that is: Evolutionary biologist Dana Krempels points out that the photographer may have enhanced the squirrels’ natural coloring by applying a “vibrance” setting.) Electrons hop to it on twisted molecular wires. Researchers at Osaka University synthesized twisted molecular wires just one molecule thick that can conduct electricity with less resistance compared with previous devices.

Electrons hop to it on twisted molecular wires

This work may lead to carbon-based electronic devices that require fewer toxic materials or harsh processing methods. Deep Note – Our legendary sound click 2x. Photographer Tim Flach Captures Emotive Portraits of Fascinating Birds. Peruvian Inca Tern Portraiture often attempts to capture the essence of the sitter—their emotions, their personality, their thoughts.

Photographer Tim Flach Captures Emotive Portraits of Fascinating Birds

For photographer Tim Flach, animal subjects offer as much dynamic range and emotional intimacy as human models. The London-based artist is well known for his work with endangered species, canines, and rare birds. Artist Transforms Driftwood Into Fantastical Sculptures That Look Like Spirits of Nature. Artist Debra Bernier creates fanciful sculptures from the nature that surrounds her in Victoria, Canada. Working with driftwood, Bernier studies the shape and form of each piece, carefully carving out or adding to the natural material to form these delicate, feminine figures. “When I work with driftwood, I never start with a blank canvas. Each piece of driftwood is already a sculpture, created by the caresses of the waves and wind,” Debra shares. “The wood tells a story and I try to think of its journey as I hold it in my hand. Someone Creates A Short Animation Showing How Bridges Were Built Back In The 14th Century.

Most of us admire old European architecture, but did you ever wonder how these stunners were built back in the day?

Someone Creates A Short Animation Showing How Bridges Were Built Back In The 14th Century

I know I did! Luckily, Engineering and Architecture crafted a fascinating animation that shows the construction of the Charles Bridge in Prague. Karlův most - Stavba pilíře a klenebního pole ve 14. století. Oil Painter 'Tattoos' the Art of Old Masters on Her Female Subjects. “The Great Wave,” after Hokusai Katsushika.

Oil Painter 'Tattoos' the Art of Old Masters on Her Female Subjects

Since we last checked in with painter Agnieszka Nienartowicz, she has continued to hone her skills and produce stunning oil paintings. Inspired by the world of Old Master art, her canvases typically incorporate motifs from well-known artists like Caravaggio, Hokusai, and Sandro Botticelli. Popping up as contemporary tattoos on the skin of the women she portrays, they are a wonderful tribute to the past that also looks toward the future. 12-Year-Old Girl Redecorates Family Home In A Week For Just Around $125, And Here Are The Results.

This 12-year-old girl had nothing to do during the lockdown, so her DIY-expert mom asked her to help around the house.

12-Year-Old Girl Redecorates Family Home In A Week For Just Around $125, And Here Are The Results

But once the little one started, she couldn’t finish. Susie Levache from Kent, United Kingdom, said her daughter Bea is determined, rebellious, fun and creative, so it’s pretty natural the girl wanted to make use of her extra free time. Music Traveler - Camera catches dog singing and playing piano. I have happily wasted so much time just hitting refresh on this incredible website. Huge waves that don't look real. Kate Worley writer of erotic comics. The chicken first crossed the road in Southeast Asia, ‘landmark’ gene study finds. It is the world’s most common farm animal as well as humanity’s largest single source of animal protein.

The chicken first crossed the road in Southeast Asia, ‘landmark’ gene study finds

Some 24 billion strong, it outnumbers all other birds by an order of magnitude. Yet for 2 centuries, biologists have struggled to explain how the chicken became the chicken. Now, the first extensive study of the bird’s full genome concludes that people in northern Southeast Asia or southern China domesticated a colorful pheasant sometime after about 7500 B.C.E. Migrants and traders then carried the bird across Asia and on to every continent except Antarctica.

“Our results contradict previous claims that chickens were domesticated in northern China and the Indus Valley,” researchers led by Ming-Shan Wang from the Chinese Academy of Sciences’s Kunming Institute of Zoology write in a paper published today in Cell Research. “This is obviously a landmark study,” says Dorian Fuller, an archaeologist at University College London who was not involved in the effort. (2) 5 Unique Foods Worth Trying. (1) Inside Cryonics: Will These Bodies Come Back From Death? The Story of Us: Intro — Wait But Why. This is society.

The Story of Us: Intro — Wait But Why

Now let’s zoom in on the left arm. Further. List of redheads. Figures from the Bible or classical mythology, such as Esau or Judas Iscariot, are included.

List of redheads

Characters from modern fiction such as Anne of Green Gables or Ginger Hebblethwaite are not. The term 'Redhead' is also popularized by the American Archie comics where the titular main character, teenager Archie Andrews, has red hair and a Scottish family background. Mathematical framework turns any sheet of material into any shape using kirigami cuts. Researchers from the Harvard John A.

Mathematical framework turns any sheet of material into any shape using kirigami cuts

Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a mathematical framework that can turn any sheet of material into any prescribed shape, inspired by the paper craft termed kirigami (from the Japanese, kiri, meaning to cut and kami, meaning paper). Unlike its better-known cousin origami, which uses folds to shape paper, kirigami relies on a pattern of cuts in a flat paper sheet to change its flexibility and allow it to morph into 3-D shapes. Artists have long used this artform to create everything from pop-up cards to castles and dragons. "We asked if it is possible to uncover the basic mathematical principles underlying kirigami and use them to create algorithms that would allow us to design the number, size and orientation of the cuts in a flat sheet so that it can morph into any given shape," said L. The research is published in Nature Materials.

This document is subject to copyright. (7) Norway's fascinating "Slow TV" You Gotta Believe - Nina Paley. (1) Ariel Phenomenon 2018 Promo. (1) What Plants Talk About (Full Documentary) Around the World in 105 Cows. Why Silicon Valley titans are obsessed with immortality. People have been trying to live forever for … basically forever. How to get cryonically frozen in 12 foolproof steps. (1) Quick 11 min. Chakra Tune-up with Himalayan Singing Bowls HD. Honey Badger Rescues Her Baby from Leopard. /r/videos. A Look Back at Colossal’s Most Eye-Opening Articles in 2018. You're Not Allowed to Die Here. Ben Folds Composes a Song LIVE for Orchestra In Only 10 Minutes. How Animals Behave When We Aren’t Looking By Artist Julien Tabet.

Julien Tabet is a 21-year-old French artist who creates incredible photo manipulations of animals. World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale. Who Killed the Red Baron? 46-Foot-Tall Minotaur Roams the Streets of Toulouse. Are You Lost in the World Like Me? click 2x works.

Desi Lydic Presents: Finding Florida Man - Extended - The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Video Clip) What History Teaches Us About Having an Affair. Indian farmers fume at $430m cost of Gujarat statue. Image copyright Getty Images On 31 October India will unveil the world's tallest statue, which has cost hundreds of millions of dollars. BBC Gujarati's Roxy Gagdekar spoke to local farmers who say they are aghast that the government has spent so much money on it while they struggle to make ends meet. Top Artist - Hand-Carved Coins with Hidden Surprises by Roman Booteen. The Power of the Russian Oktavist. Nathan is a rescue cat who LOVES to swim! Here's the first time he ever swam.

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