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Shadows Assignment Winner Mike Swindle

Photo By Mike Swindle Congratulations to Mike Swindle for winning the recent Shadows assignment with the image, “Autumn Fog.” “Photography in the Cades Cove area of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park can be described as challenging,” says Swindle. “If your dream is to catch a sunrise with the glow …

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Simon’s Cat Logic Explains How to Keep the House Safe for Cats During the Holiday Season

In a festive episode of “Simon’s Cat Logic” entitled “What do cats want for Christmas?“, animator Simon Toland and animal behaviorist Nicky Trevorrow explain how to keep cats safe during the holiday season, specifically regarding trees, decorations, wrapping paper, ribbons and plants. Additionally, Trevorrow talks about reducing a cat’s stress …

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Guitarist Alan Gogoll Performs an Amazing 1000 Harmonics in Less Than 90 Seconds

The incredibly talented Australian musician Alan Gogoll performed an incredible 1000 harmonics on his guitar in just a shade under a 90 seconds. Gogoll stated that he did this “just for fun” via reddit Stringscapes, A Sound Hole View of the Strings on an Acoustic Guitar as They Are Beautifully …

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Gorgeous Footage Showing a Murmuration of Thousands of Starlings Flying In Sequence at Dusk

During the winter of 2014/2015, Dutch filmmaker Jan van Ijken captured the absolutely gorgeous sight of a murmuration of thousands of starlings taking flight at dusk and creating an incredible air show with incredible agility and grace as they flew in sequence with each other. A longer version of this …

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How Humans Could Develop the Capabilities of a Jedi With Technology Available Today

Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE posit the question “Could The Jedi Exist?” by comparing the separate physical, psychological and technological capabilities of becoming a Jedi to what is available at this time. Some of these capabilities involve super quick reflexes, electromagnetic force fields, building a lightsaber, mitochondrial energy …

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Blizzident, A Clever Custom 3D Printed Toothbrush That Cleans Every Tooth at the Same Time

The Blizzident is a very cleverly designed custom 3D printed toothbrush that is able to clean each and every tooth, all at the same time. The unusual shape of the brush allows for multiple bristles to address gaps left by more traditional toothbrushes and only requires six seconds of biting …

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Olympus OM-D System: Carry Less, Capture More

Lone canoeist on pristine lake along the Banff/Jasper Icefields Parkway in early autumn. Olympus OM-D E-M1, M.ZUIKO ED 12-40MM F2.8 PRO at 29mm. Exposure: 1/800 sec., ƒ/4, ISO 200. Photo by Paul Morrison. For sports and adventure lifestyle photographer Paul Morrison, the ability to capture stunning images with the smallest …

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Disembodied Body Parts Pile Upon One Another in the Disturbingly Brilliant Video ‘Parasitic Endeavours’

Austrian artist Simon Christoph Krenn has created “Parasitic Endeavours“, a disturbingly brilliant short film in which rendered body parts anthropomorphically crawl towards each other, pile onto one another and morph together in a desperate but mesmerizing symbiosis. via Vimeo Staff Picks An Elegantly Disturbing Photo Series That Visualizes the Truly …

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An Impatient Dog Continuously Honks the Car Horn While Waiting in the Parking Lot for His Human

While making his way through the parking lot, a man was caught off guard by a car horn that was continuously blowing. As he got closer to the incessant noise, he noticed that it wasn’t a person being obnoxious, but instead a rather impatient dog who got tired of waiting. …

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How the Order of Malta Came to Be a Unique and Exclusive Country Without Territory

In an really interesting video essay, Half as Interesting explains in great detail via animation about the Order of Malta in regard to its complete sovereignty due to its extraterritorial status of being exempted from local law, similar to the way embassies function. The Order of Malta has no real …