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In The World Of Science (10 Facts)

In The World Of Science (10 Facts)

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27 Things To Remember If You're Having A Bad Day 1. Just remember that this is what it looks like when a corgi goes down a slide: 2. 60 of the world's happiest facts 1. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance. 2. If you fake laugh long enough you’ll start to really laugh, really, really hard. Snowflakes Up Close: A Small, Fragile World If you’re one of those people who likes to ponder things while looking out a frosty window on a cold winter day, these pictures will clear up one of those long standing wonders: each snowflake really IS unique. Some look like roman columns, others circuit boards or spaceships. Taken under high magnification using a microscope, these images bring a fragile and beautiful world into view.

10 Superb Oil Paintings by Christiane Vleugels Belgium based artist Christiane Vleugels has created these hyper realistic oil paintings. You can also visit her deviantart page. via (beautifullife) Pitbull - Feel This Moment ft. Christina Aguilera This is not a valid video URL. Are you sure it should work? Can you view the video directly without any proxies? Please e-mail us! ADVERTISEMENT - This ad pays the salaries for our developers. Christopher Columbus was awful (but this other guy was not) Sources: All of the information in this essay came from A People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn, and Lies My Teacher Told Me, by James W. Loewen, both of which uses primary sources such as eyewitness accounts, journal entries, and letters from Christopher Columbus himself. A very important note about Bartolomé de las Casas and the African slave trade This issue keeps coming up and, despite my footnotes, I keep seeing commentary about it so I'm going to address it here.

Print Your Own 3D models PlusBooksanalysisinsightsopinionblog About BaekdalFollow Baekdal RSSAdvertiseSearch BAEKDAL PLUS Subscribe now Sign-in The Mysterious Number 1.618 This number 1.618 is called PHI. Please don't confuse it with Pi (3.14). This number has been named PHI. You are going to know something which is going to BLOW your mind. This number is also called the DIVINE ratio or the GOLDEN ratio.

» Best Procrastination Tip Ever Post written by Leo Babauta. Your first thought as you look at this article will be, “I’ll read this later.” But don’t. Let the urge to switch to a new task pass. Read this now. It’ll take you two minutes. The man who lives without money Irishman Mark Boyle tried to live life with no income, no bank balance and no spending. Here’s how he finds it. If someone told me seven years ago, in my final year of a business and economics degree, that I’d now be living without money, I’d have probably choked on my microwaved ready meal. The plan back then was to get a ‘good’ job, make as much money as possible, and buy the stuff that would show society I was successful. For a while I did it – I had a fantastic job managing a big organic food company; had myself a yacht on the harbour.

6 Baffling Discoveries That Science Can’t Explain For those who don’t get to the bottom, the source of the article is It is posted here with many edits. Edits made were edits to remove opinion, swearing, vulgar comments and racism from the originial article so that it would be more acceptable for our audience. Original article sourced twice for those who want to see the full. Ancient cultures have left many relics and structures that have us guessing why, what and how. 7 scientists killed by their own experiments When we think of scientists and researchers, a passion for discovery, not a penchant for daredevil antics, is usually what comes to mind. Yet many a researcher has faced injury, illness and even death in the name of scientific breakthroughs. After all, when dissecting the mysteries of plague and plutonium, it doesn't take much for things to go terribly wrong. Whether through naiveté or simple slip-ups, these scientists all met their death because of the experiments they were conducting. 1. Carl Scheele (1742-1786)

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