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Adorabilis is the Name, Cuteness is my Game

(Sorry I missed another Sunday post, as well as a Wednesday post. I was on break and I forgot to queue them, so I just decided to post them today!) 226 more words

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Guatemalan Cracker Butterfly

A sweaty-humid day and we seek the shelter of some towering oak trees. Whew!  It’s hot. Then I hear a cracking sound and am instantly alert … is a branch of the tree going to fall on my head? 206 more words

Natural Phenomena

About Water-Why is it so important and what makes it so special?

(This is a blog series on water, written by Priyadarshan Pandey.)

It’s World Water day! Is there a better day to start knowing more about me? 1,193 more words

Environment

The Herd

Hence any one who seeks for the true causes of miracles, and strives to understand natural phenomena as an intelligent being, and not to gaze at them like a fool, is set down and denounced as an impious heretic by those, whom the masses adore as the interpreters of nature and the gods. 27 more words

Quotes

Roadrunner

What do I know about the Roadrunner that I did not know yesterday?  Quite a bit … as seen in these photos this bird has a bare patch of skin behind each eye. 365 more words

Natural Phenomena

Amazing Nature Almanac - WIF Science

Strange and Beautiful

Natural Phenomena

Nature is amazing. There is no doubt about that. People have marveled at nature’s beauty since they came into existence. Not knowing what was happening, these people of old came up with some truly magnificent stories, trying to give a sense to the world around them. 2,409 more words

Education

Yes, you can freeze light.

All you need is a Bose–Einstein condensate and a whole lot of physics know-how. In 2001, Lene Hau, a Professor of Physics at Harvard, was the first person to stop light. 105 more words

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