antpitta.com : Photo Gallery : Hummingbirds VI Mountain-gems, woodstars and other similar species, Chlorostilbon emeralds Next pagePrevious pageBack to gallery index Art Project – Cultural Institute The Art Project is a unique collaboration with some of the world’s most acclaimed art institutions to enable people to discover and view artworks online in extraordinary detail. Working with over 250 institutions, we have put tens of thousands of works of art from more than 6,000 artists online. This involved taking a selection of super high resolution images of famous artworks, as well as collating more than thirty thousand other images into one place. It also included building 360 degree tours of individual galleries using Street View ‘indoor’ technology. The project has expanded dramatically since it first launched. More than 45,000 objects are now available to view in high resolution, an increase from 1,000 in the first version.
Mathematical framework turns any sheet of material into any shape using kirigami cuts Researchers from the Harvard John A. 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. Anti-Inflammatory Coconut and Sweet Potato Muffins with Ginger, Turmeric, Cinnamon, and Maple Syrup The idea that delicious baked goods can also be a healthy snack is extremely satisfying. Try to avoid the traditional inflammatory ingredients like processed grains, refined sugars, vegetable oils, and trans fat. If you're able to replace them with anti-inflammatory ingredients that are rich in nutrients, you will end up with a healthy and tasty snack.
3D model of a nerve terminal in atomic detail The electrochemical jelly inside your head contains something like one quadrillion synapses, the junctions at which nerve cells talk to one other by converting electrical signals into chemical ones and then back again. They have two components (sometimes three): the nerve terminal of one cell, which stores and releases neurotransmitter molecules, and the ‘post-synaptic’ membrane of another cell, which contains binding sites for the neurotransmitters. Synapses are miniscule – nerve terminals are about one thousandth of a millimetre in diameter, and the space between them and the membrane they contact a mere 20-40 millionths of a millimetre wide – and are densely packed in the grey matter of the brain tissue, making them notoriously difficult to study. Inside the nerve terminal, neurotransmitter molecules are stored in tiny spheres called synaptic vesicles, which are “docked” in an “active zone” just beneath the cell membrane. Rizzoli readily acknowledges this.
Sea turtles use Earth's magnetic field like a GPS to find their birthplace Although they might not have seen or been to their nesting grounds for decades, loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) know how to come back home with impressive accuracy rivaling man-made GPS. Now, a new study found just how exactly the turtles manage this feat: they use Earth’s magnetic field to navigate across miles and miles. Credit: Public Domain. For years, the loggerheads swim in loops from their nesting sites in North Carolina and Florida to North Africa. Despite the vast distances they cover, the turtles always manage to find their way home, returning to their nest beaches within about 40 to 50 miles of where they were originally born.
Bridges over the Chicago River GIF Bridges over the Chicago River By Slim Jones 27,671 Total Views More details Fixed iFRAME List of redheads Figures from the Bible or classical mythology, such as Esau or Judas Iscariot, are included. 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. He is often addressed as 'redhead' or 'redheaded junk' by his archrival Reggie Mantle. A
Why Do You Have to Pee the Closer You Get to a Bathroom? - Shape Magazine You know that terrible "gotta go" feeling that seems to get stronger and stronger the closer you get to your front door? You're fumbling for your keys, ready to toss your bag on the floor and make run for the bathroom. It's not all in your head-it's a real thing called latchkey incontinence. (Psst... These are The Surprising Pelvic Perks of Peeing In the Shower.) "The mere glance of an object that we relate to an action can jumpstart the brain's process to a more urgent need to experience it-all subconsciously," explains psychotherapist Ginnie Love, Ph.D.
Microscopic Images Of Seeds click 2x The diversity and intricacy of shapes and sizes of seeds is extraordinary. Even more amazing is that within even the tiniest of seeds lies the complete genetic information required to birth and structure such organisms as the complex passion flower, or a 360 foot tall sequoia. Seeds are also amazing travelers, either with the help of the wind or by hitching rides with neighboring wildlife. If stored in ideal conditions, seeds can also spring to life, after hundreds of years of lying dormant.
Breastfeeding Mom To Museum A pulpit for Pisa Cathedral by Italian sculptor Giovanni Pisano, showing a woman breastfeeding, was on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in October 2016. This weekend, a breastfeeding museum visitor says she was told to cover up, which the museum says violates its own policies. Waring Abbott/Getty Images hide caption The Story of Us: Intro — Wait But Why This is society. Now let’s zoom in on the left arm. Further. Okay see those skin flaps on the elbow? Let’s zoom in on the bottom one. Little more.