Tags » Phenomena

Picture of the Day: It's So Hot in India the Streets are Melting

Photograph by Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times

There’s a deadly heatwave currently striking India with temperatures reaching 47.6°C (117.7°F). In Delhi, where temperatures reached 45°C (113°F), photographer Sanjeev Verma of the… 36 more words

PICTURE OF THE DAY

Article #8: Gold From Earthquakes

By Claire Chen

When you think of earthquakes, you probably think of massive destruction from the ground shaking. But did you know that earthquakes can form gold deposits too? 390 more words

Phenomena

The Flying Poetry Creation Contraption

Most people are not very creative. They are very good at doing what they’re told but are often stuck in neutral when they have to figure out what to do by themselves. 598 more words

Poetry

Representation as Misrepresentation: Ethics as the Source of Evil

NB: The definition of ‘evil’ that will be used henceforth is “immoral and malevolent.” For the sake of argumentation, I will not address the question of what “evil” is beyond this definition. 1,595 more words

Philosophy

Yes, Little Buddha Boy, There is a Spoon.

*with apologies to The Matrix.

“Do not try and bend the spoon. That’s impossible. Instead only try to realise the Truth: there is no spoon. Then you’ll see that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.” 186 more words

Husky Walks on Water After Heavy Rainfall Covers This Frozen Lake (10 Photos)

After a heavy rainfall covered this crystal clear, frozen lake; Russian photographer Fox Grom took some incredible snaps of his two beautiful huskies out on the water. 186 more words

NATURE/SPACE

No, No I Can't ... a prompt

(This story is inspired by a prompt idea from Sierra Kummings – great idea, thanks!)

“Your timing sucks” her voice was rather distant. She had no desire to restart the travesty of this tryst. 1,029 more words

Essay