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August 1, 2014

The 8 Phases of the Moon

by hishamgl. Learn about business intelligence tools. Love this infographic… [more]

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The Aftermath of the Atomic Bomb

Hiroshima, August 6, 1945. At times in America I think the nuclear bombs of WWII have become abstract… [more]

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The 8 Phases of the Moon

by hishamgl. Learn about business intelligence tools. Love this infographic showing the eight phases of the moon. Here my 1980′s education led me to believe there were only four. Who knew? I think this would make a great science poster to hang in a classroom.

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The Aftermath of the Atomic Bomb

Hiroshima, August 6, 1945. At times in America I think the nuclear bombs of WWII have become abstract concepts, and we don’t teach the misery or horror they caused. Pictures like this should really be mandatory material in teaching WWII.

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Woodblock Prints of Classic Video Game Scenes

Illustrator Jed Henry and woodblock printmaker David Bull have combined to make these awesome realistic video game scenes in the style of Ukiyo-e which Jed explains as: Ukiyo-e is a Japanese word. Ukiyo was the pop culture movement in old Japan. The Ukiyo crowd were the trendsetters of their day. Actors, artists, entertainers. And ‘e’ […]

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The Obese Will Eat The World

Source: Top Nursing Programs Eventually, people have to stop getting fatter, no? Or will people just eat so much corn syrup that we will regard the obese as normal, with the super obese as the “fat” ones among us? I don’t know, but I’m buying the first seatbelt extension company IPO.

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Google Will Own Us All

Source: bestcomputerscienceschools.net Eventually, Google will dominate all aspects of our lives. We’ll get up, check Gmail through Google provided internet powered by Google electricty, go to work in our Google driverless cars, etc. etc. Doesn’t sound too bad, but hopefully Google will stay not evil.

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8 Quotes and Insights

Wisdom comes with age and experience. Sometimes the elderly will pass down a snippet or two for the young to mull over. It can be helpful but also incredibly frustrating trying to wrap your mind around a bite of knowledge that comes from another life view. If you can identify with the words they can […]

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Movement and Momentum (7 Pics)

It’s hard to stop something with a lot of momentum. Unless you’re an immovable object, but there’s no such thing when you scale things up to planet-size. If you can’t stop Neptune’s orbit, how can you stop a soccer ball from sailing into the goal?

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Cars Disappear Under Snow (7 Pics)

The snow fell nonstop here and buried all the cars, streets, sidewalks and people under smooth white layers. They’re in for quite a dig the next day. Maybe all cars should come standard with a rotating flamethrower.

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Norwegian Heavy Metal (9 Pics)

Norway has been known for its dark metal music for some time. The founders of black metal hail from the unforgiving Norwegian lands where demons roam the hills. The tortured souls escaped the only way they could. Through banging drums and heavy riffs they fly to the next dimensions.

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The Frozen Black Sea (6 Pics)

The Black Sea is frozen over with sheets of ice and frost. The icicles become so dense they start to form caves. The ships must wait until it melts or slowly chip away at the blockage. Or they could try to walk upon the ice.