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Photo Of The Day By Riddhish Chakraborty

Photo By Riddhish Chakraborty Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Folly Beach Sunset” by Riddhish Chakraborty. Location: Folly Beach, South Carolina. “I love Folly Beach,” says Chakraborty. “It’s the best place to watch both sunrise and beach activities. I wanted to capture the mood of the setting sun and the …

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The Physical Symptoms and Possible Causes of the Often Misunderstood Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

Life Noggin, narrator Pat Graziosi aka Blocko very succinctly and compassionately explains bipolar disorder, the physiology of the disorder, the symptoms of the disorder, the myths surrounding the disorder and what a person should do if they feel they have this disorder. If you think that you may have bipolar …

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Breathe, A Stunning Black and White 8K Timelapse of a Thunderstorm Rolling Across the Plains

Stormchasing filmmaker Mike Olbinski has once again captured a timelapse of gorgeous thunderstorm across the plains in black and white 8K footage taken on a variety of cameras. The piece is entitled “Breathe” and was named after the Ex Makina song that provided the haunting soundtrack. I hadn’t even planned …

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The Science of Gluten Explained With Baking Bread

In a crusty episode of ACS Reactions, host Alexa Billow shares the science behind the oddly controversial grain protein of gluten by baking a loaf of bread. Billows also explains what gluten looks like, the importance of gluten in baking and those amongst the population who should really avoid gluten. …

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An Excited Dog Rides Piggyback Behind His Human on a Sled Going Downhill

During a day of sledding with his family, an excited dog decided that he wanted a turn. As his human sat down in the sled, this eager canine jumped on and rode piggyback style down the hill. It snowed here so we took our 2 yr old to go sledding. …

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Why the People of Longyearbyen, Norway Are Forbidden to Bury Their Dead In Their Town

In a frosty episode of Half As Interesting, the narrator explains the reason why Longyearbyen, Norway, one of the northernmost places in the world, does not allow for the dead to be buried in their town and instead, sends them south to the much warmer Oslo. This seemingly cruel act …

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Surf Photography: Catching The Wave

A long-exposure motion blur image of a surfer riding a perfect tube at Banzai Pipeline on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii. To get this image, I panned the camera as smoothly as possible as the surfer flowed across the wave face.Nikon D700, AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II …

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Photo Of The Day By Rob Fischer

Photo By Rob Fischer Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Pony Express Wild Horses” by Rob Fischer. Location: Utah. “Wild horses roaming the west deserts of Salt Lake City,” says Fischer. “The dominant horse would keep all other horses from roaming too far from the herd.” Photo of the Day …

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City Cats Come Out of Hiding for a Private Violin Concert in the Lovely Animation ‘Fantasia dei Gatti’

“Fantasia dei Gatti” is a beautiful story by violinist Augustin Hadelich and animated by Tam King, in which a concert violinist (Hadelich) is convinced by a neighborhood cat to play a concert in the streets. Upon hearing the beautiful music, other cats of a city come out of their hiding …

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An Interactive Map Showing the Range of the Solar System If Earth Were the Size of a Basketball

The Solar System Map is a fascinating interactive map that shows how big the range of the solar system would be if the earth or any other planet were the size of a basketball or a tennis ball. The example above shows the earth as the size of a basketball …

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