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Dolophones conifera, aka the Wrap-around spider

Dolophones conifera, known as the Wrap-around spider, is a species of spider in the family Araneidae indigenous to Australia. It is named for its ability to flatten and wrap its body around tree limbs as camouflage. The upper surface of the abdomen resembles a cone shaped shield. It is composed mostly of … Continue reading

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Creatures of the Deep by Vladimir Stankovic

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” ~ Loren Eiseley These illustrations are inspired by mythical creatures and marine animals, created with watercolors, colored pencils on paper, scanned and processed in Photoshop. Vladimir Stankovic is a … Continue reading

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Music From The Fibonacci Sequence by David Macdonald (aSongScout)

The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers where each number is the sum of the two preceding ones. The sequence appears in many settings in mathematics and in other sciences. In particular, the shape of many naturally occurring biological organisms … Continue reading

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The Plan to Remove All Plastic From Oceans by 2050

View this post on Instagram Assembly yard & San Francisco A post shared by Boyan Slat (@boyanslat) on Apr 22, 2018 at 2:05pm PDT In 2015 Boyan Slat was only 20 years old when designed a device that promised to rid … Continue reading

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Dreamlike and Surreal Creatures by Miranda Zimmerman (Faunwood)

Miranda Zimmerman a.k.a. Faunwood is a freelance artist who uses inspiration from transformations of nature and her background in science to create dreamlike and surreal creatures with multiple limbs, third eyes, and the ability to split into astral forms. Miranda graduated from California State University–Monterey Bay … Continue reading

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Natura Insects by Raku Inoue

Natura Insects is a serie by Montreal-based fashion designer and creative Raku Inoue. In this amazing project, Inoue arranged a variety of real flowers, leaves and blooms to create the delicate components of brilliantly colored butterflies, moths stag beetles, and other insects. Instagram via [Abudeezo]

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View from a Comet

Remarkable footage captured by the ESA Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenk High Resolution Video File: https://archive.org/download/ViewComet/Comet.mov Sources: https://imagearchives.esac.esa.int/picture.php?/172727/category/410 to https://imagearchives.esac.esa.int/picture.php?/172648/category/410 Credits: ESA/Avi Solomon

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The Phenomenon “Crown Shyness”: Trees Do Not Touch Each Other

Crown shyness (also canopy disengagement or intercrown spacing) is a phenomenon observed in some tree species, in which the crowns of fully stocked trees do not touch each other, forming a canopy with channel-like gaps. The phenomenon is most prevalent among trees of the same species, but also … Continue reading

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A Trip Across Ecosystems while Climbing Kilimanjaro by Laurence Hills

“The most unforgiving filming location that I have had the pleasure to visit. The film was shot over 7 days climbing to the summit of Africa’s tallest mountain and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. Walk from the rich … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: A Little Happy Daughter Jennifer by CARMEL

A little happy daughter Jennifer! The children die without a fear of dying, Never ever gonna live forever, On the wings of love and soul undying. Travel through marine biology, Feel the sounds of Compton scattering. I write a lyrics … Continue reading

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