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20 Gifs That Explain How Things Work

20 Gifs That Explain How Things Work
Sometimes you just need an image to help you understand something. And if that image is in motion and shows you something that you otherwise would never see, all the better. Below is a set of animated gifs that show us how certain things work. What happens when we swallow. How keys and locks work. How ants walk. This gif shows the development of the human face in the womb. How a ladybug flies. How small the earth would be compared to NML Cygni, the largest known star How dandelion grows. How beautiful music is produced in a trumpet. This is what you can do with your screen. This is what an egg looks like underwater without its shell. How black hole devours a star. Number of flights per day. What happens when you apply a sunscreen. The Pythagorean theorem (a² + b² = c²) demonstrated visibly. How military helmet camouflage is applied. How water refracts the light. How a beanstalk (or other vine fruits, weeds, or vegetables) finds support. How braces change your teeth. What happens when dogs drink water. Related:  InterestingStuff n Junk

Philographics — Genis Carreras Philographics Philographics is a series of posters that explain big ideas in simple shapes. They are the result of combining the world of philosophy with graphic design. Cart - 0 items Steampunk (Wallpaper of the Week) This weeks wallpaper falls under the "Steampunk" category. Done in varying shades of textured brown and yellow the image features gears, chains and a time piece. There's not much high contrast in this weeks wallpaper and desktop icons are visible but not prominent. Available Resolutions: 1024x768 1280x480 1280x1024 1440x900 1600x1200 1920x1200 How To Install: All available sizes are contained in a zip file. Download Steampunk Wallpaper Enjoy, Rhiannon Click here for more items like this.

« Ok glass, take a picture » L’un des sujets phare du CES 2014 fût les « wearables » ou tout ce qui gravite autour de ces objets connectés que nous pouvons porter au quotidien. Depuis quelques mois nous avons découvert les montres connectées comme la Galaxy Gear, les bracelets santé comme le Jawbone Up mais également ces fameuses « Glass » développées par le géant Google. Ces lunettes connectées sont disponibles pour une communauté de testeurs appelée « Explorers » depuis bientôt un an et un kit de développement est accessible depuis la fin de l’année 2013. Nous vous proposons à travers cet article de découvrir les Google Glass et de voir ce qui peut s’afficher dans ce petit écran, ou plutôt ce troisième oeil. Les Glass sont sorties du « Google-X-Lab » en avril 2012. Les Google Glass sont remplies de technologies. Elle dispose d’une batterie ayant une capacité d’environ 5/6 heures mais comme un smartphone cette durée est dépendante de l’usage qu’on en fait. Mirror API Glass Development Kit

20 Things to Remeber If You Love Someone With ADD It’s a fact; a person with ADD is hard to love. You never know what to say. It’s like walking through a minefield. You tiptoe around; unsure which step (or word) will be the one that sets off an explosion of emotion. It’s something you try to avoid. People who have ADD/ADHD are suffering. From emotional outbursts to polar opposite extremes; ADD presents several behaviors that can be harmful to relationships. True love is unconditional, but ADD presents situations that test your limits of love. Understanding what a person with ADD feels like will help you become more patient, tolerant, compassionate, and loving. 1. The ADD brain doesn’t stop. 2. A person with ADD will look at you, hear your words, watch your lips move, but after the first five words their mind is on a journey. 3. Instead of keeping the focus on what’s in front of them, people with ADD are staring at the colors in the painting on the wall. 4. As deep thinkers, they are sensitive to whatever is going on around them. 5. 6.

What is the CounterOrder? What is this Internet site? This site is the home of the CounterOrder, a website and communications network for Nihilists that was started in 1998 by Freydis (then called Nihilism’s Home Page). This website operates under the domain name of CounterOrder.com with the word 'counterorder' being a synonym for revolution. Our revolution need not be violent just as it can be a radical change in physical surroundings or a radical alteration in perceptions and way of thinking within an individual mind. Who is the author? What is the author's aim? Establish a critical body of information on the topic Challenge and revaluate common misconceptions and assumptions of nihilism and Nihilism Describe the pathways into nihilism, and the way out into a new realm: Nihilism, neo-nihilism and post-nihilism Accurately describe and disentangle cause, effect, and the consequences of nihilism Describe the past, present and future of Nihilism Why do we have the CounterOder?

White Privilege, Explained in One Simple Comic White privilege can be a tricky thing for people to wrap their heads around. If you’ve ever called out white privilege before, chances are you’ve heard responses like “But I’m didn’t ask to be born white!” or “You’re being reverse racist.” The next time that happens, just show the nay-sayer this succinct comic by Jamie Kapp explaining what white privilege is — and what it isn’t. Read more on white privilege and institutionalized racism at Jamie Kapp’s Tumblr page. Jamie Kapp is a 19-year old artist.

May | 2009 | Randomly Awesome Words The Powerful Wear Green Shirts In Words on May 31, 2009 at 22:36 Welcome to Randomly Awesome Words! Todays Category is: Money, Influence, Power. Nabob – |ˈnābäb|: A person of conspicuous wealth or high status.Lucre – |ˈloōkər|: Money.Cogent – |ˈkōjənt|: (of an argument or case) Clear, logical, and convincing.Seneschal – |ˈsenə sh əl|: A governor or other administrative or judicial officer. Bonus Words: Telos – |ˈteläs; ˈtē-|: An ultimate object or aim.Lovat – |ˈləvət|: A muted green color used esp. in tweed and woolen garments. The Expert In Taste Says That Cheese Makes Him Happy In Words on May 30, 2009 at 12:46 Todays Category is: Happyness Starts with E Eudaemonic – |ˌyoōdəˈmänik|: Conducive to happiness.Ecstatic – |ekˈstatik|: Feeling or expressing overwhelming happiness or joyful.Enrapture – |enˈrap ch ər|: To give joy. Turophile – |toor’-oh-file|: A connoisseur of cheese; a cheese fancier.Connoisseur – |ˌkänəˈsər; -ˈsoŏr|: An expert judge in matters of taste. Todays Category is: Music

¿A QUIEN PERTENECE EL MUNDO? Al Fin la respuesta del por qué el Mundo está tan mal !Después de 96 años se descubrió el secreto mejor guardado de la historia: Desde el 23 de diciembre de 1913, El Banco Privado de la Reserva Federal (FED) se apoderó de los EEUU y la inmensa mayoría del mundo no lo sabe. Por voluntad de ellos y sus antecesores (Bank of America),se declaran guerras, se financian atentados (torres gemelas, atentado en Londres, atentado en Madrid), se asesinan presidentes (Jaime Roldos, Omar Torrijos, Kennedy, Warren Harding, McKinley, James Garfield, etc), trafican con armas de destrucción masiva (Carlyle, Bechtel, Lookheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics, McDonnel Douglas, Boeing, Northrop Grumman). La Reserva Federal de New York es co-propietaria de la NSA, la CIA (escuela de terroristas), el Pentagono, BIS-Banco de Pagos Internacionales (Suiza), FMI, Banco Mundial, FOMC, además de tener voto privilegiado en las Naciones Unidas y la OTAN. ¿Pero qué puedo hacer YO ? Comenta, participa y comparte.

“String Theory” Thread Sculptures by Gabriel Dawe I never took to knitting. One reason may be that it is accepted that you will have to rip out rows at some point in the process. This alone drives me up a tree. Mexican artist Gabriel Dawe spins a yarn with these exciting sculptures. Like this: Like Loading... Related "KnitWit" Credit Cards Made from Yarn by Dimitri Tsykalov Whether you think the economy is recovering or unraveling, you have to give some credit to Russian artist Dimitri Tsykalov for these knitted wonders. In "art" "Office Supplies" Sculptures by Zachary Abel When it comes to conspicuous consumption, I've met the enemy and it is me. "Threads" Text Work by Debbie Smyth I'm in New York today. In "Art"

Vintage Exercise Machines | e-MORFES A nice collection of photos of exercise machines from circa 1920. Like this: Like Loading... Related Weird Inventions from the Past Face cover to protect from rain, snow etc. In "bizarre" Horror Photography Inspiration Silent Hill Nurses by allison-rose Tears Of The Dead by arachnid15 Immense by `ladytwiglet Japanese Horror portraits by Daikichi Amano Daikichi Amano makes all kinds of weird films and photos… In "photography" DENNIS HARTING Weird Inventions from the Past | e-MORFES Face cover to protect from rain, snow etc. Suspended Baby Cage Anti-tire puncture brooms One wheel motorcycle Hubbard Electrometer to measure pain felt by fruit and vegetables A brush that shines your scalp and brushes your hairy sides Phone-Answering Robot Baby suspender Wooden bathing suits Revolver camera (takes a photo when you fire the gun) Pedestrian safety net Rainy Day Cigarette Holder Illuminated Tires TV glasses Dog Restrainer Venetian Sunglasses Amphibious bicycle A ‘mew’ machine to scare off the mice Glasses that let you read while lying down The Family Bicycle (with sewing machine) Images source: 1, 2 Like this: Like Loading... Related Artistic Bicycle designs Jun Takahashi’s 'Undercover', an artistic bicycle design dominated by large spiked studs. In "bizarre"

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