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30 Years of Human Impact.

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Share This. As the month of May comes to an end, we took a little time to look back on some of the events that had a profound effect on us. One of them is the release of a series of GIFs that revealed the impact that human beings have had on the Earth over the past 30 years. A  part of the Landsat program, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have spent Read More

Who’d’ve Thunk It?

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Share This.“Mind over matter” is one of the most widely known colloquial phrases, and it turns out it’s a little truer than we thought. This cute little instructional film isn’t quite telling us The Secret, but it’s pretty awesome nonetheless. It turns out that visualizing an activity can have an amazingly direct impact on how capable you become at that activity. Practicing in your head isn’t quite as potent as Read More

Hit or Miss: Asteroid Caught on Tape!

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Share This.The nerd returns with a short, low-res video of a 3-mile-long asteroid caught on tape by NASA passing by the Earth a week ago. The asteroid, Toutatis, was only 4.3 million miles away from us at its closest point. But fret not, dear readers, it will not hit us. Toutatis will make its way around the sun before swinging by our neighborhood again in 2069, when it will be only 1.8 Read More

Across the Northern Sky.

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Share This.Steffen Heidemann and Viktoria Klein have created a strikingly accurate depiction of our great northern sky. The Northern Sky print comes with enchanting details that will keep you enthralled for hours on end.

You Saw Me Standing Alone.

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Share This.For those of you who are frequent users of the phrase “once in a blue moon,” you’ll be delighted to hear that that time has come. This year August has two full moons and tonight is the Blue Moon. But don’t get your hopes up, the moon won’t actually be blue. That’s because a Blue Moon is sometimes defined as the second full moon in a calendar month. The Read More

Synder & Foela Drop Science.

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Share This.Science; the Catholics despise it, hipsters use it to back inaccurate facts and the general public just thinks it’s a foreign language altogether. Despite science’s tendency to be misunderstood, it has had its practitioners who were willing to get its points across in an appealing manner. Bill Nye, Beakmen, Sid the Science Kid — they all attempt to make us understand science just a little bit more everyday. They are champions in Read More

Higgs Boson for Idiots.

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Share This.We’re basically idiots so when come upon something that dumbs itself down for the good of making us smarter, we’re all over it. Scientist recently discovered a particle that could be the building block of the universe — needless to say, we’re impressed. But not impressed enough to actually try and process the complicated jargon that may involved with it comes to comprehending the discovery. We found this pretty Read More