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Facts and Photos about Science That Will Totally Rock Your World (50 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting   31 Oct 2013   / 15091 views

A mobile app will allow users to find available spots and will track the vehicles energy consumption for payment purposes.

Russia has a surface area of roughly 17 million square kilometers, while Pluto's is about 16.6 million square kilometers.

The lizards had remained elusive partly because it is well camouflaged, and because it was discovered in a starkly different environment than was recorded in the literature.

The sweat is actually about the consistency of mucus. It helps regulate body temperature and acts as an effective sunscreen.

The snake lives on Fernandina Island, a volcano which has been active since 2009. Since food on the island is scarce, the terrestrial snakes have adapted their hunting techniques and now head to the water to find fish.

Poecilotheria metallica, one of the most beautiful tarantulas in the world. It's only found in a small area of less than 100 square kilometres in central southern India.

The U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coast at night from the International Space Station.

Cows kill approximately 22 people every single year in the US. Sharks are responsible for 1 death in the US, and fewer than six worldwide.

Great Britain and some Northern Lights from the International Space Station.

If Saturn were as close to the Earth as the Moon is, this is how it would look.

It only takes around 20 minutes to assemble the hardware store materials into a microscope stand for a smartphone.

Mauritius Island gives off an optical illusion that the island sits on top of a large waterfall. There's not much depth difference at all. The receding waves are pulling the light colored sand out into the ocean, giving the illusion of a drop off.

A grasshopper just after shedding its exoskeleton.

The image is a coloured scanning electron micrograph of a single dust mite among skin scales in house dust.

The Jewel caterpillar and the moth it turns into.

The Rat-Eating Pitcher Plant is one of the largest carnivorous plant in the world. Though it has not been seen to eat rats, one specimen was observed to digest a shrew.

These are the seed cases of snapdragon plants. Once the flower dies, the seed cases begin to resemble tiny skulls.

Wildlife bridges are designed to help animals cross busy highways in safety. They don't just protect wildlife from being hit by cars - they also connect fragmented habitats and help populations intermingle and breed.

This is genuinely a real flower. Psychotria elata, also known as "hookers lips"

This is the Green vine snake, a slender tree snake found in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

This is the regal ringneck snake. Unlike other subspecies of ringneck snakes, the regal ringneck has a diet that consists almost entirely of other snakes.







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gigantes 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#29 that's a pretty interesting one. as i understand it, bees evolved twice. the original ones went extinct when that asteroid hit the gulf of mexico 65 million years ago... and later on the current group evolved. bees mark II.

note: we better hope bees don't go extinct again, or we'll be in heap big trouble for crop production.

#47 that's awesome. much genetic diversity depends on us giving back precious resources like this to the animals we've robbed of their usual freedom of movement.

#48 i'm pretty sure it's just mick jagger balancing on a stem, but i'm willing to accept your crazy story this one time.
       
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#6: The name sounds like some immature person, such as myself, just made it up under questioning: "Errr.... Wang.... Dong?".

#7: It's lies.

#8: Some record labels convert CDs containing sewage into billions of dollars.

#14 I sincerely hope that people realise what minds are in that photo.

#15 Poaches? POACHES???
       














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