A moment of silence for the Western Black Rhino Officially extinct Another beautiful species that we won't see again. The western black rhino, which is a sub-species of black rhino, was was once widespread in the savanna of sub-Saharan Africa, but no more. The last individual was spotted in 2006, and after years without any new sightings, it was officially declared extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), who maintains the famous Red List of Threatened Species. Wikimedia/Public Domain The IUCN warns that other rhinos could follow saying Africa's northern white rhino is "teetering on the brink of extinction" while Asia's Javan rhino is "making its last stand" due to continued poaching and lack of conservation."
A Beard Film (stop-motion) A Beard Film (stop-motion) A Beard Film (stop-motion) from Ian Robertson. 17th of August 2010 Probably Related Alexandre Alexeïeff Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Alexandre Alexeïeff (en russe : Александр Александрович Алексеев) (né le 18 avril 1901 à Kazan en Russie - mort le 9 août 1982 à Paris), est un graveur, illustrateur et réalisateur de films d'animation français d'origine russe. Il est l'inventeur, avec Claire Parker, de l'écran d'épingles qui permet d'animer des images au rendu proche de la gravure en aquatinte.
The Last Great Auk The black and white Great Auk was a beautiful bird of bizarre proportions. Its ribbed beak was huge and unwieldy, its legs were too short and its stubby wings were far too small to carry its big body into the air. In these regards, the Great Auk’s clumsy appearance rivals that of the Dodo. Beautiful and Creative Examples of Stop Motion Animation Stop Motion Animation is one of simplest and traditional form of animation technique used for animating inanimate things. Just like a cartoon animation, a physical object is moved in small amounts between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when a series of images played in a continuous sequence on a video playback system. It may sound very easy, but this process is always time consuming and the final result will not be as fluid as a captured video.
Sign into Flipboard — Flipboard No account? Sign up for a Flipboard account through the Flipboard app Sign up in the app Download the app for iOS Download the app for Android Technicolor GIFs That Swirl And Pulse We cover a lot of kaleidoscopic and psychedelic art here at The Creators Project, but this morning we noticed the work of artist David Szakaly on This Is Colossal, who's been sharing some of the most mezmerizing GIFs we've seen in a minute on his Tumblr. The Hungarian/German Szakaly is a graphic designer by day and regularly makes corporate work such as banners and other creative presentations, but makes technicolor, polymorphic shapes that pulse and swirl in his off time. Get lost in his animated forms, just don't stare for too long or you might get lost in the visual flurry.
People Who Achieve Their Goals Do These 5 Things When Angela Duckworth was 27, she left her high-pressure management-consulting job for an even tougher gig: teaching seventh-grade math at a New York City public school. Duckworth quickly learned it wasn’t smarts that determined whether her students accomplished their goals and got good grades—not by a long shot. “I was convinced every one of my students could learn the material if they worked long and hard enough,” she says in her popular TED talk. After a few years of teaching, Duckworth found herself asking the question, “What if doing well in school and in life depends on much more than your ability to learn quickly and easily?” She’s made a career of that question, becoming a psychologist who has studied how and why people set and—most importantly—achieve their goals. A key quality she’s found that separates the winners from the losers?
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Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Ray Dalton Song Lyrics writers: BEN HAGGERTY, RYAN S LEWIS copyright: Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind Intelligent Life magazine In 1914 John G. Bartholomew, the scion of an Edinburgh mapmaking family and cartographer royal to King George V, published “An Atlas of Economic Geography”. It was a book intended for schoolboys and contained everything a thrusting young entrepreneur, imperialist, trader or traveller could need. Higher temperatures affect survival of new coronavirus, pathologist says By John Roach, AccuWeather staff writer Updated mar. 15, 2020 1:36 PM As the coronavirus grips the United States, concerns over the rapidly spreading virus are prompting cancellations and closings. Research from a laboratory-grown copy of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes the COVID-19 illness shows that heat affects the virus and impacts its behavior, a top pathologist said new research has shown. But other infectious disease experts aren't yet convinced. “In cold environments, there is longer virus survival than warm ones,” Hong Kong University pathology professor John Nicholls told AccuWeather exclusively.