Cheselden - Osteographia - weasel

Beautiful Drawings Of Bones From William Cheselden’s Osteographia

On February 6, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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William Cheselden was born on October 19, 1688 at Somerby, near Burrow-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire. He worked as an apprentice surgeon at St. Thomas’s Hospital where he fell deeply in love with bones. By 1711, he was...

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Clanger Cicada - anti-bacterial

Cicada Wings Naturally & Passively Destroy Bacteria

On January 30, 2015 by Tim Newman
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Some incredible results have been published this week  in the Biophysical Journal showcasing the work of an international research team. The findings are interesting in themselves because they show us yet another incredible trick that...

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Everyday Elements - Antimony - Stibnite

5 Minerals You Didn’t Know You Used Everyday

On January 24, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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One things for sure, modern life is complicated. There’s a load of stuff that we use each and every day that we hardly even notice anymore. How do they put bristles in a...

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Gynandromorph - Rosy Gypsy Moth

Gyandromorphs: Half Male, Half Female

On January 24, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Gyandromorphs are animals which have done a genetic woopsie whilst building their bodies and accidentally made part of themselves male and part female. Gyandromorphism can effect a number of species, most commonly (and obviously) in butterflies, but...

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Foxfire Fungus - caps

Foxfire: Putting The “Fun” Back In Fungus

On January 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Foxfire is nothing to do with foxes or fires, just to get that straight from the start. It’s actually a type of bioluminescence produced by certain fungi that live in decaying wood. Also...

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NASA Coffin Found On Mars - dracula

Coffin Found On Mars?

On January 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The Mars Curiosity rover sends back to earth amazing images of Mars’ barren landscapes. It’s difficult not to feel amazed as you stare at crystal clear images of a land more than 30...

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Laminar Flow Video

VIDEO: Laminar Flow Is Really Confusing

On December 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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If you lick a dog you’ll get hairs in your mouth. If you touch a sweaty man you’ll get a moist aromatic hand. If you jump into a fire wearing a shell suit...

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Quack Muzzle - Japan Trend

Some More Weird Stuff You Can Buy In Japan

On December 30, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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A while back I posted a collection of weird stuff you could buy from Japan Trend Shop Online. I enjoyed browsing their mental selection of goods and thought it was high time I released...

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Creatonotos gangis - coremata

Creatonotos Gangis Another Weird Insect

On December 9, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Everyone knows that our great green and blue planet is rammed full of weird stuff. However, I am still impressed with the extent of strangeness that mother nature throws at us. Recently I came across...

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Glaucus atlanticus - gastropods

The Blue Angel: Glaucus Atlanticus

On December 5, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Glaucus atlanticus, variously known as the sea swallow, blue angel, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug, is a quite wonderful looking chap. These winged neon tubes are part of the...

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