Monday, February 27, 2017

Interactive Map Of Every Dinosaur Fossil Found On Earth


Some engineers have created an interactive map to navigate data created by the Paleobiology Database, a massive collection of information about fossils and related research. The map plots the location of every fossil ever found by scientists, from early mammals to dinosaurs.

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Supercell Thunderstorm Cloud Over Montana

Image Credit & Copyright: Sean R. Heavey
Supercell clouds center on mesocyclones -- rotating updrafts that can span several kilometers and deliver torrential rain and high winds including tornadoes.
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Spectacular Deep-Sea Jellyfish

Marine biologists working on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Okeanos Explorer spotted this beautiful jelly at Utu Seamount in the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa. NOAA, as part of its 2017 American Samoa Expedition, is using an ROV in conjunction with its flagship scientific research vessel to investigate these protected waters.


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Empty Metro – A Project by David Burdeny

Canadian photographer David Burdeny spent a year trying to get access to Moscow’s Metro stations between midnight and 6 a.m., when the trains were not running and the stations were empty. Finally he managed to photograph them over the course of two weeks, and the result is nothing short of astonishing:




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Fired Up, Ready to Go

Barack Obama’s “Fired up, ready to go” cheer became a staple of his appearances when he was campaigning for the 2008 election. In the short animation Fired Up, he explains its origins in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina.


Fired Up from Dan Fipphen on Vimeo.

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