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November 22, 2013

These are real snowflakes, photographed by Alexey Kljatov with a macro lens. Truly beautiful stuff in this collection. As a bonus, he’s posted high-res versions too, and they’re all free to download. source

15:16 // 11 months ago
August 2, 2013
15:17 // 1 year ago
July 5, 2013

America underwater: Artist Nickolay Lamm has created a series of striking images depicting what coastal cities in America will look like over the next several centuries if ocean levels continue to rise at their current rates (between 1992 and 2012, that’d be roughly one inch per decade). The images above are of San Francisco’s AT&T Park and Boston Harbor in 300 years, at which point they’ll be immersed in 25 feet of water.  (Images credit: Nickolay Lamm; higher resolution images posted at Business Insidersource

13:26 // 1 year ago
March 3, 2013
cognitivedissonance:

This sums up the pseudoscience that floats around Tumblr in the most marvelous way…

Save us from this dangerous liquid

cognitivedissonance:

This sums up the pseudoscience that floats around Tumblr in the most marvelous way…

Save us from this dangerous liquid

1:58 // 1 year ago
February 17, 2013
18:09 // 1 year ago
February 12, 2013
BEST SWIG EVER (ht @ElaheIzadi)

BEST SWIG EVER (ht @ElaheIzadi)

22:45 // 1 year ago
December 26, 2011
felixsalmon:

(via PROOF that the earth is only 6000 years old)
This leaves me with only one question. What will I do once I have neither scripture nor science to back me up?

Can you see the fallacy in this argument?

felixsalmon:

(via PROOF that the earth is only 6000 years old)

This leaves me with only one question. What will I do once I have neither scripture nor science to back me up?

Can you see the fallacy in this argument?

20:20 // 2 years ago
March 20, 2011
Well, that’s alarming: "The Japanese government advises villagers in Fukushima prefecture not to drink tap water because of radioactive iodine - AP"

Well, that’s alarming: "The Japanese government advises villagers in Fukushima prefecture not to drink tap water because of radioactive iodine - AP"

13:24 // 3 years ago
March 17, 2011
Japan, out of options, tries crop-dusting Fukushima: Know how bad things have gotten at Fukushima? Well, now the Japanese military is dumping seawater out of a helicopter onto the nuclear plant. This seems unfortunate. source Follow ShortFormBlog

Japan, out of options, tries crop-dusting Fukushima: Know how bad things have gotten at Fukushima? Well, now the Japanese military is dumping seawater out of a helicopter onto the nuclear plant. This seems unfortunate. source

Follow ShortFormBlog

10:21 // 3 years ago
December 20, 2010

New EPA study: Erin Brokovich has her work cut out for her

  • $333
    million
    the amount Brokovich got a town of 600 people whose water was contaminated with hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen
  • 31
    cities
    also have this carcinogen in their water, which means that Erin might have to take her carcinogen-fighting show on the road source
10:22 // 3 years ago