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38 Masculine Quotes To Live By - Handbook of GM Living I put together this list of Masculine Quotes because I get annoyed with the endless amount of fluff and candy-coated bullshit that passes in our culture as genius and inspiring. You know, the type of crap that gets retweeted and shared on your social media feeds by people who have the depth of a mud puddle about them. The quotes over a woman jumping, or the quotes over a creek. Well here you are about to get the real deal. This list comprises of quotes I have discovered along my journey that I think are worth some recognition.

NASA Finds Earth-Size Planet Candidates In Habitable Zone, Six Planet System RELEASE : 11-030 NASA Finds Earth-Size Planet Candidates In Habitable Zone, Six Planet System WASHINGTON -- NASA's Kepler mission has discovered its first Earth-size planet candidates and its first candidates in the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface. Five of the potential planets are near Earth-size and orbit in the habitable zone of smaller, cooler stars than our sun. Candidates require follow-up observations to verify they are actual planets. Kepler also found six confirmed planets orbiting a sun-like star, Kepler-11.

Constructivism Jean Piaget: founder of Constructivism In past centuries, constructivist ideas were not widely valued due to the perception that children's play was seen as aimless and of little importance. Jean Piaget did not agree with these traditional views, however. He saw play as an important and necessary part of the student's cognitive development and provided scientific evidence for his views. Double eclipse: Moment Moon AND International Space Station cross face of Sun By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 20:58 GMT, 5 January 2011 Britons were only offered a clouded view of yesterday's partial solar eclipse owing to our typically dreary weather. But one lucky skywatcher in south-west Asia managed to catch a doubly striking glimpse of the natural phenomenon. After some careful calculations, photographer Thierry Legault decided to travel to just outside Oman's capital city of Muscat, where he knew he could catch both the Moon and the International Space Station briefly crossing the Sun. Photographer Thierry Legault captured both the Moon and the International Space Station (circled) crossing the face of the Sun His margin of error was miniscule since the space station sped across the face of our solar system's star in less than a second.

VISTA gigapixel mosaic of the central parts of the Milky Way Want to add this gigapan to your favorites? or now. now to add this Gigapan to a group gallery. now to add this Gigapan to a gallery. About This Gigapan Toggle 19 Fantastic Supernatural Movies You Probably Haven't Seen - Ana Cortez I LOVE a good supernatural/metaphysically themed movie and collect them in my mind. Tons of gore is a real turn off, but great story lines attract me like a vampire to virgins. So here is my list of some fantastic little gems you may have missed.

Earth-like Clouds Discovered on Titan, Saturn's Largest Moon Although Saturn's largest moon, Titan looks like a hazy orange ball made of tiny droplets of hydrocarbons along with other, more noxious chemicals, it is the only moon in our solar system with a serious atmospheret. This atmosphere comes complete with lightning, drizzle and occasionally a big, downpour of methane or ethane-hydrocarbons. Now, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed thin, wispy clouds of ice particles, similar to Earth's cirrus clouds, according to Carrie Anderson and Robert Samuelson at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. The findings, published this week in the journal Icarus, were made using the composite infrared spectrometer on NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The ice clouds have the pearly white appearance of freshly fallen snow. Their existence is the latest clue to the workings of Titan's intriguing atmosphere and its one-way "cycle" that delivers hydrocarbons and other organic compounds to the ground as precipitation.

Constructionism Seymour Papert Seymour Papert defined constructionism in a proposal to the National Science Foundation entitled Constructionism: A New Opportunity for Elementary Science Education as follows: "The word constructionism is a mnemonic for two aspects of the theory of science education underlying this project. From constructivist theories of psychology we take a view of learning as a reconstruction rather than as a transmission of knowledge. Existence: Why is the universe just right for us? - space - 29 July 2011 Read more: "Existence special: Cosmic mysteries, human questions" IT HAS been called the Goldilocks paradox. If the strong nuclear force which glues atomic nuclei together were only a few per cent stronger than it is, stars like the sun would exhaust their hydrogen fuel in less than a second. Our sun would have exploded long ago and there would be no life on Earth.

Back-to-back flybys: Asteroids buzz Earth - Technology & science - Space - Two small asteroids zipped close by Earth in back-to-back flybys of the planet Monday and Tuesday. While both space rocks came well within the moon's orbit, they posed no danger to our planet, NASA scientists say. The newfound asteroid 2012 KP24 zoomed by Earth Monday, coming within 32,000 miles (51,000 kilometers) on its closest approach, according to astronomers at NASA's Asteroid Watch at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. "We'll have a close but very safe pass of asteroid 2012 KP24 May 28," scientists with NASA's Asteroid Watch program assured via Twitter. Asteroid Watch is part of the Near-Earth Object Office at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. The NEO office oversees the agency's efforts to detect, track and characterize potentially dangerous asteroids or comets that could zoom close to Earth.

Best Movies of 2016 - New Movie Releases to Watch This Year Released: March 30thCast: Blake Jenner, Glen Powell, Zoey Deutch, Tyler HoechlinDirector: Richard LinklaterWhy it's great: What Dazed and Confused did for the hazy, hedonistic high school years, Everybody Wants Some!! does for the horndog college experience, that moment when lives reboot and anything is possible. On the first weekend before school, incoming freshman Jake (Jenner), a star pitcher from a small Texas town, joins his new baseball brethren to party like he's never partied before. And because it's the early '80s, the bro pack rolls through disco joints, punk clubs, and house parties blasting Van Halen, exploring every vice along the way. Snappy dialogue, coming-of-age observation, and the perfect cast keeps Everybody Wants Some!! light on its feet.

Kepler finds rare multiple planetary system in 'habitable zone' NASA's Kepler space telescope has succeeded in its mission to identify potentially-habitable exoplanets. Kepler has so far observed 156,000 stars in its field of vision and has identified no less than 1235 candidate planets that sit in the “goldilocks zone” (not too close to the star, and not too far away). Of these, scientists at the NASA's Ames Research Center are excited to announce the discovery of the Kepler-11 system – a rare multiple planetary system similar to our own with five planets in the habitable zone. View all Of the stars with planetary candidates, 170 show signs of multiple planets, including one known as Kepler-11 that scientists have confirmed has at least six planets.

Project-based learning Project-based learning (PBL) is considered an alternative to paper-based, rote memorization, teacher-led classrooms. Proponents of project-based learning cite numerous benefits to the implementation of these strategies in the classroom including a greater depth of understanding of concepts, broader knowledge base, improved communication and interpersonal/social skills, enhanced leadership skills, increased creativity, and improved writing skills. John Dewey initially promoted the idea of "learning by doing." John Dewey, 1902

Graphene in space could hold clues to development of life on Earth An artist's concept of graphene, buckyballs and C70 superimposed on an image of the Helix planetary nebula (Image: IAC/NASA/NOAO/ESA/STScI/NRAO) Human beings may have only discovered how to create the one-atom-thick sheets of carbon atoms known as graphene in 2004 but it appears the universe could have been churning out the stuff since much earlier than that. While not conclusive proof its existence in space, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has identified the signature of graphene in two small galaxies outside our own. If confirmed, it would be the first-ever cosmic detection of the material and could hold clues to how carbon-based life forms such as ourselves developed. The infrared-sensing Spitzer telescope identified signs of graphene in planetary nebulae - the material shed by dying stars - within the Magellanic Clouds galaxies that orbit our Milky Way galaxy. Spitzer first definitively detected the presence of both buckyballs and C70 in space in July 2010.

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