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Belfast Zoo's latest addition, a little Malayan tapir that looks like a watermelon with legs! *rugenius

Belfast Zoo's latest addition, a little Malayan tapir that looks like a watermelon with legs!

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Porcelain Elixir of Life Cups/Mugs! *NOTCOT

Porcelain Elixir of Life Cups/Mugs!

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Art and natural inspiration combine at RISD's Edna Lawrence Nature Lab, hands-on natural history collection and studio environment to examine and explore patterns, structures and interactions of design in nature. *rugenius

Art and natural inspiration combine at RISD's Edna Lawrence Nature Lab, hands-on natural history collection and studio environment to examine and explore patterns, structures and interactions of design in nature.

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Former sniper Craig Jones has traded his rifle for a long lens to become a wildlife photographer and is using all those skills to capture stunning wildlife shots. *sharlenealene

Former sniper Craig Jones has traded his rifle for a long lens to become a wildlife photographer and is using all those skills to capture stunning wildlife shots.

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Perpetual Ocean is a visualization from the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio of ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through December 2007.
*NOTlabs

Perpetual Ocean is a visualization from the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio of ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through December 2007.

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Adorable orphaned little baby owls. *rugenius

Adorable orphaned little baby owls.

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PLASMA . Urban Installation and musical by Sael from Mar del Plata , Argentina. *eluniversosael

PLASMA . Urban Installation and musical by Sael from Mar del Plata , Argentina.

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A close up look at the tiny bicolored and strawberry poison dart frogs at London Zoo. *rugenius

featured post A close up look at the tiny bicolored and strawberry poison dart frogs at London Zoo.

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Leg Bound, the latest video collaboration from visual artist Sam Spreckley.  This time he collaborates with Dutch sound creator Steve Mensink aka Urkelle on his track Leg Bound.  Digital video with 8mm celluloid. *cosmicnuggets

video post Leg Bound, the latest video collaboration from visual artist Sam Spreckley. This time he collaborates with Dutch sound creator Steve Mensink aka Urkelle on his track Leg Bound. Digital video with 8mm celluloid.

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'Vegetal Design' about french designer Patrick Nadeau by Thierry De Beaumont. *MUUUZ

'Vegetal Design' about french designer Patrick Nadeau by Thierry De Beaumont.

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This backlit Tsubaki Flower Arrangement is made from just one piece of Washi Paper, folded by Origami Artist Elke Muche. *subarashi

This backlit Tsubaki Flower Arrangement is made from just one piece of Washi Paper, folded by Origami Artist Elke Muche.

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Nancy McCabe created these intricate hand embossed animal skeletons (this one is an otter!) for an art show in Chicago. *nmccabe07

Nancy McCabe created these intricate hand embossed animal skeletons (this one is an otter!) for an art show in Chicago.

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Frank Lloyd Wright indulged a young boy's humble request for a dog house in 1956 and sent him designs for the structure. *NOTCOT

Frank Lloyd Wright indulged a young boy's humble request for a dog house in 1956 and sent him designs for the structure.

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Beautiful pillows from East Camp Home Pillows featuring the creature photography of Valerie Shaff - rhinos, doves, snakes, peacocks, hawks, bunnies and more! *NOTCOT

featured post Beautiful pillows from East Camp Home Pillows featuring the creature photography of Valerie Shaff - rhinos, doves, snakes, peacocks, hawks, bunnies and more!

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Live ticks become the first animals to be observed under a scanning electron microscope while alive. *rugenius

Live ticks become the first animals to be observed under a scanning electron microscope while alive.

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How spiders avoid sticking to their own webs. The key is in the movement! *rugenius

How spiders avoid sticking to their own webs. The key is in the movement!

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Fascinating new research into the behavior of flocks of starlings suggest individual birds act mathematically like magnetized metals. *rugenius

Fascinating new research into the behavior of flocks of starlings suggest individual birds act mathematically like magnetized metals.

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Ondrej Pakan's inspiring macro photography. *rugenius

Ondrej Pakan's inspiring macro photography.

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David Boni's stunning Noble Animals series. *rugenius

David Boni's stunning Noble Animals series.

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Gorgeous photos of Busch Garden's new emu chicks. *rugenius

Gorgeous photos of Busch Garden's new emu chicks.

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Andrey Pavlov's macro photography of ants. *rugenius

Andrey Pavlov's macro photography of ants.

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Nature Valley Trail View is the Google street view of trails. Explore the Grand Canyon, Smokey Mountains, and Yellowstone on the trail.  *NOTlabs

video post Nature Valley Trail View is the Google street view of trails. Explore the Grand Canyon, Smokey Mountains, and Yellowstone on the trail.

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Amazing footage of a chicken embryo's beating heart made visible through the injection of dark ink into the yolk sac artery. [Editor's note: part of the amazing 2011 Nikon Small World in Motion featured in #46029]. *bforbel.com

video post Amazing footage of a chicken embryo's beating heart made visible through the injection of dark ink into the yolk sac artery. [Editor's note: part of the amazing 2011 Nikon Small World in Motion featured in #46029].

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Self-Assembly Line by Skylar Tibbits and Arthur Olson, presented at the 2012 TED Conference, is a large-scale version of a self-assembly virus capsid, demonstrated as an interactive and performative structure. *sjet

Self-Assembly Line by Skylar Tibbits and Arthur Olson, presented at the 2012 TED Conference, is a large-scale version of a self-assembly virus capsid, demonstrated as an interactive and performative structure.

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To escape the floods hitting the town of Wagga Wagga in New South Wales, Australia, spiders are seeking higher ground and creating staggering interconnected webs to do so. *rugenius

To escape the floods hitting the town of Wagga Wagga in New South Wales, Australia, spiders are seeking higher ground and creating staggering interconnected webs to do so.

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Beautiful hand screen-printed pillow with an image of an octopus in neutral colors, by thomaspaul. *bijouxxx

Beautiful hand screen-printed pillow with an image of an octopus in neutral colors, by thomaspaul.

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Biografie is the graphical (-grafie) representation of small living (Bio-) creatures. A pencil follows an ant, a spider, a silkworm a cockroach and more to create the line-work. 
*Quiet ensemble

Biografie is the graphical (-grafie) representation of small living (Bio-) creatures. A pencil follows an ant, a spider, a silkworm a cockroach and more to create the line-work.

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Adorable sticky note pigeons! *NOTCOT

Adorable sticky note pigeons!

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10 Years of Gorgeous Images of Earth From Space from the 8-ton Envisat satellite. *rugenius

10 Years of Gorgeous Images of Earth From Space from the 8-ton Envisat satellite.

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New research suggests that even fragments of embryonic corals can go on to form complete individuals. *rugenius

New research suggests that even fragments of embryonic corals can go on to form complete individuals.

#46537
The Photoptic Sky Survey... 5,000 megapixel photograph of the entire night sky created from 37,440 exposures, stitched together by Nick Risinger. *L3Goullon

The Photoptic Sky Survey... 5,000 megapixel photograph of the entire night sky created from 37,440 exposures, stitched together by Nick Risinger.

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A journey through a dystopic landscape, playing with creation, destruction, rebirth. Piece of Paper by Daniel Schwarz. *davidpenuela

video post A journey through a dystopic landscape, playing with creation, destruction, rebirth. Piece of Paper by Daniel Schwarz.

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Incredible footage of a Lord Howe Island Stick Insect hatching at Melbourne Zoo. *rugenius

video post Incredible footage of a Lord Howe Island Stick Insect hatching at Melbourne Zoo.

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One of my favorite bits of LIFE footage, rufous sengi (or elephant shrew) on the run set to Alex Smith's Aphid Frenzy. *rugenius

video post One of my favorite bits of LIFE footage, rufous sengi (or elephant shrew) on the run set to Alex Smith's Aphid Frenzy.

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Bear71, an incredible technology driven, altogether different type of documentary about bears created by Jeremy Mendes and Leanne Allison. *rugenius

video post Bear71, an incredible technology driven, altogether different type of documentary about bears created by Jeremy Mendes and Leanne Allison.

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Great video of a Pacific red lionfish (Pterois volitans) hunting, which shows the fish blowing jets of water while approaching prey to disorient them. *rugenius

Great video of a Pacific red lionfish (Pterois volitans) hunting, which shows the fish blowing jets of water while approaching prey to disorient them.

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Take a dive 11,000m down in an ocean trench with this infographic from the BBC. *rugenius

Take a dive 11,000m down in an ocean trench with this infographic from the BBC.

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Scientists discover Buckyballs (microscopic spheres, where 60 carbon atoms are arranged in a football-like pattern) in a solid form, around a pair of stars some 6,500 light-years from Earth. *rugenius

Scientists discover Buckyballs (microscopic spheres, where 60 carbon atoms are arranged in a football-like pattern) in a solid form, around a pair of stars some 6,500 light-years from Earth.

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Incredibly beautiful Australian or white-spotted jellyfish (Phyllorhiza punctata) at the California Academy of Sciences almost look like little swimming blue toadstools! *rugenius

featured post Incredibly beautiful Australian or white-spotted jellyfish (Phyllorhiza punctata) at the California Academy of Sciences almost look like little swimming blue toadstools!

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This unassuming little springtail, Plutomurus ortobalaganensis, is a newly discovered species which now holds the record for deepest living underground invertebrates at 1980 meters. *rugenius

This unassuming little springtail, Plutomurus ortobalaganensis, is a newly discovered species which now holds the record for deepest living underground invertebrates at 1980 meters.

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Chicago's Brookfield Zoo celebrate the new arrival of an Aardvark calf. *rugenius

Chicago's Brookfield Zoo celebrate the new arrival of an Aardvark calf.

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New research suggests that squid may fly to save energy. Many species have been seen to 'fly' using the same jet-propulsion mechanisms that they use to swim: squirting water out of their mantles so that they rocket out of the sea and glide through the air. *rugenius

New research suggests that squid may fly to save energy. Many species have been seen to 'fly' using the same jet-propulsion mechanisms that they use to swim: squirting water out of their mantles so that they rocket out of the sea and glide through the air.

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New Scientist on huge oceanic eddies, 150km wide. Stunning image captured by NASA's Terra satellite last December. *rugenius

New Scientist on huge oceanic eddies, 150km wide. Stunning image captured by NASA's Terra satellite last December.

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An entirely new family with 7 species of caecilians, legless amphibians, has been discovered hiding in the soil of northeast India! *rugenius

An entirely new family with 7 species of caecilians, legless amphibians, has been discovered hiding in the soil of northeast India!

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Researchers at Drexel University are 3d scanning dinosaur bones for replica 3d printing. They plan on building full scale robotic dinosaurs from the scans to study their joints and movements. *NOTlabs

Researchers at Drexel University are 3d scanning dinosaur bones for replica 3d printing. They plan on building full scale robotic dinosaurs from the scans to study their joints and movements.

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Behind the scenes at the observatory. The stunning Keck Observatory houses two ten-meter telescopes and is perched atop the summit of Mauna Kea Hawai'i. *rugenius

video post Behind the scenes at the observatory. The stunning Keck Observatory houses two ten-meter telescopes and is perched atop the summit of Mauna Kea Hawai'i.

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