26. 04. 2015
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Philippine Scops Owl - Close Up

Philippine Scops-Owls: Skull Crushers

The Philippine scops-owl (Otus megalotis) hangs out in the forests of the Philippines. They stand around 20cm tall and have distinctive sticky-up ears, as is the fashion amongst the 45+ types of scops-owl worldwide. The...

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25. 04. 2015
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Least COmfortable Bed In Russia

Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part I

Here lies another collection of tip-top ridiculous imagery from the social media sites of the world’s largest country. Without further ado… MORE RUSSIAN JAPES: AWESOME PHOTOS FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE A AWESOME PHOTOS...

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25. 04. 2015
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Trilobite species: Cheirurus - Middle Ordovician

The History of Life: Creatures Of The Ordovician

Recently I posted my first article about the history of life. I covered the Cambrian period in brief. The Cambrian is fairly well-known for its famous ‘Explosion’ of life, but the Ordovician period which...

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24. 04. 2015
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Mir Diamond Mine Yakutia - Abandoned

“The Hole”: Russia’s Abandoned Mir Diamond Mine

The Mir Mine (Кимберлитовая алмазная трубка) in Yakutia, Siberia is lovingly referred to as “The Hole”; it’s a dashingly impressive divot. This inactive diamond mine is only the second biggest man-made hole in the...

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24. 04. 2015
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The History Of Life: Creatures From The Cambrian

As part of my never-ending and unsuccessful effort to learn about the things I should already know, I’ve decided to look at geological epochs and the animals that lived therein. I’m starting near the...

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23. 04. 2015
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Henry VII Wives - Anne of Cleves

Henry VIII’s Wives: A Brief History

As I grow ever older I’m increasingly annoyed with how little I know about history in general. At school you have the perfect opportunity to learn about the weirdness of the Royal Family. But, when...

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16. 04. 2015
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Julien Douvier - Animated GIFs - City Dance

Julien Douvier’s Rather Swish Animated Photography

Julien Douvier animates photography. It’s a terribly modern type of art I suppose, but it works so darned nicely that I’m inclined to go along with it. The best thing is, Douvier’s animated pics are GIFs...

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16. 04. 2015
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Lorraine Loots - Tiny Paintings - Sloth

Well, Lorraine Loots Has Got A Steady Hand Hasn’t She?

Lorraine Loots paints really small things in Cape Town, South Africa. Have a look at her skills here: OFFICIAL SITE LORRAINE’S TUMBLR FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM   MORE IMPRESSIVE ART: THE BEST PAINTINGS OF FORESTS...

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16. 04. 2015
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Chen Wen Ling - Pig Stare

Chen Wenling’s Odd Forms

Chen Wenling is a Chinese artist who lives and works in Beijing. He was born in Quanzhou, Fujian Province in 1969. His weirdly uncomfortable but sort of childish constructions have been displayed in galleries across the...

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16. 04. 2015
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Siberia Forest Fire Dashcam Footage

Dashcam Video: Driving Through Forest Fire In Siberia

Forest fires are scary, well, I suppose fire is pretty scary full stop. It’s certainly best to avoid it when it’s decided to go rampant. The footage below comes from Siberia (a place...

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