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Why skyscrapers are so short via Works in Progress [Shared]

Why skyscrapers are so short – Works in Progress There’s a pattern that we frequently see in the development of a new technology. Initially, the practical functionality is limited by the technology itself – what’s built and used is close … Continue reading

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Climbing the stairs to the 100” Telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory via Instagram [Photography]

Follow me on Instagram From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: 100” Telescope at Sunset, Mount Wilson Observatory via Instagram [Photography] Finches in the Fountain via Instagram [Photography] Chill Vibe at Ready Mix Music via Instagram [Photography] Queens of Infamy via … Continue reading

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100” Telescope at Sunset, Mount Wilson Observatory via Instagram [Photography]

Follow me on Instagram From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: Chill Vibe at Ready Mix Music via Instagram [Photography] Queens of Infamy via Longreads [Shared] 100” Telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory, California via Instagram [Photography] Clouds over Pasadena from Mount Wilson … Continue reading

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Where do math symbols come from? via John David Walters on YouTube [Video] [Shared]

Where do math symbols come from? – John David Walters – YouTube View full lesson Math is full of symbols: lines, dots, arrows, English letters, Greek letters, superscripts, subscripts … it can look like an illegible jumble. Where did all … Continue reading

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Mount Wilson Observatory, California via Instagram [Photography]

Follow @DEWDesignPhoto on Instagram From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: 100” Telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory, California via Instagram [Photography] “Do Something” from For The Weekend…April 29,.2022 Chill Vibe at Ready Mix Music via Instagram [Photography] Queens of Infamy via Longreads … Continue reading

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100” Telescope, Mount Wilson Observatory, California via Instagram [Photography]

Follow @DEWDesignPhoto on Instagram From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: Chill Vibe at Ready Mix Music via Instagram [Photography] “Do Something” from For The Weekend…April 29,.2022 Snow plant (Sarcodes sanguinea) in the Angeles National Forest #plant #red #nature #naturelover #nofilter … Continue reading

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Air Gyro via TikTok [Science] [Video] [Shared]

@physicsisfun_official Starting the week with yet another type of gyroscope. See my pinned video “Bike wheel explanation” for detailed explanation. #MIT #MITPhysics #physicsisfun #physicstok #science #sciencetok #physics ♬ original sound – PhysicsIsFun Related Posts: Local Adventuring – by Rob Walker … Continue reading

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A chart of imperial and customary units! via dexter.mp4 on TikTok [Shared] [Video]

@dexter.mp4 A chart of imperial and customary units! #measurements #learnontiktok #learneclecticthings ♬ original sound – Dex See the included chart on the Barleycorn Wikipedia Page Related Posts: Historical Cooking Books – 107 in a series – Polytechnic cookery book (1907) … Continue reading

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How to Quiet Your Mind Chatter – Nautilus via Science Connected [Shared]

How to Quiet Your Mind Chatter – Nautilus | Science Connected We’ve all been there. Stuck in our own heads, fixated on a two-minute conversation from three days ago. We replay it over and over. I shouldn’t have snapped at … Continue reading

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Citizen Science Opportunity: NASA GLOBE Cloud Challenge 2022: Clouds in a Changing Climate

Did you know that clouds can both warm and cool our planet? Keeping an eye on clouds helps NASA study our climate. We need your help capturing data about clouds where you live! The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the … Continue reading

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How to Grow Sodium Chloride Crystals at Home via Crystalverse [Shared]

How to Grow Sodium Chloride Crystals at Home Sodium chloride, or table salt, has a cubic crystal structure. But the salt we use for cooking normally looks more like sand. Indeed, table salt is often used in kids’ experiments to … Continue reading

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X-rays reveal secrets of 14th-century tomb of England’s infamous Black Prince | Ars Technica [Shared]

X-rays reveal secrets of 14th-century tomb of England’s infamous Black Prince | Ars Technica Visitors to Canterbury Cathedral can view the effigy of a 14th-century knight in full armor laid out on top of a marble tomb. It’s the tomb … Continue reading

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Wonderfully Detailed Portraits of Insects Taking Flight via Laughing Squid [Shared] [Video]

Wonderfully Detailed Portraits of Insects Taking Flight Adrian Smith of Ant Lab, who is a scientist at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, captured wonderfully ethereal portraits of various mantises, moths, hoppers, flies, and other insects taking flight at … Continue reading

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How to Bury an Entire Museum via Messy Nessy

How to Bury an Entire Museum When German forces took Athens in April 1941, they expected to find thousands of centuries-old artifacts in the National Archaeological Museum, Greece’s largest museum. Instead, the neo-classical building was totally empty, besides the archaeologists … Continue reading

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Why We Picture Bombs As Round Black Balls with a Burning Wick via Atlas Obscura [Shared]

Why We Picture Bombs As Round Black Balls with a Burning Wick – Atlas Obscura IN 1920, THE POPULAR NEWSPAPER comic strip Jerry on the Job was adapted by Bray Studios into a few animated films. In “The Bomb Idea,” … Continue reading

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