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4,000-year-old brain preserved after boiling in its own juices. Discover/ Altinoz et al. (2013) 3D reconstruction of 20,000 serial electron micrographs showing a 379-neuron visual motion detection circuit in the fruit fly retina. From Takemura, et al. (2013). Brains made of fruit and toothpaste by Kyle Bean. Neuro Images Neuro Images
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Dear Photograph

Dear Photograph This past October, Dear Photograph and About Time had a contest to give away a trip to anywhere in the world for people who sent in a Dear Photograph related to love or their family. Once our winner Jennifer found out she won she told me in an email it was the best day of her life because a day before she found out the adoption papers for their new child went through. Jennifer just sent me an email linked to a blog post to their trip they went on to Turks & Caicos in March. Looks like they made a few new memories and an unforgettable trip of a lifetime.
99 Brilliant Examples of Infrared Photography In Infrared Photography, the film or image sensor used is sensitive to infrared light. The part of the spectrum used is referred to as near-infrared to distinguish it from far-infrared, which is the domain of thermal imaging. Wavelengths used for photography range from about 700 nm to about 900 nm. To record the “invisible light” has always been an intriguing and fascinating experiment for photographers. There are many ways to attack photography and some are much more expensive than others. 99 Brilliant Examples of Infrared Photography
35+ Mind blowing Examples of Double Exposure Portraits | Lava360
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The Beauty of India

The Beauty of India

Advertisement Today we’d like to publish something completely different for a change. India, the country of mysterious paradoxes; the land where civilizations and times intermix, a mysterious place which attracts people from all over the world. In today’s showcase we are presenting a little showcase of this astonishing contrast between wealth and misery, contemporary technologies and ancient historical monuments, plenty of languages, cultures and traditions.
National Geographic is once again holding their annual Photo Contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30th. For the past eight weeks, they have been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to rate them as well. National Geographic was again kind enough to let me choose some of their entries from 2010 for display here on The Big Picture. Collected below are 47 images from the three categories of People, Places and Nature. NatGeo Photo Contest

NatGeo Photo Contest

Justin Lane / Getty Images Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza in 9/11, pauses at his son’s name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Kyodo / Reuters The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011

The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011

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