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Bacteria's Sinister Division



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Bacteria's Sinister Division

The power of a simple division in two:
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To give you some perspective - according to some sources, if one bacteria will keep dividing like that for 36 hours - then the whole Earth will be covered in a 30 cm high surface layer of bacteria. "The Blob" movie will come true on a grand scale... We are lucky bacterias do not keep replicating like that all the rime.

Today's pictures & links:
Click to enlarge images.

Bad, bad Bush:



This is Photoshop, of course, thank goodness.

This interesting picture of Bill Gates is real:



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Absolutely Gorgeous Photography

Marko Rantanen's portfolio at once terrifies and amazes. One of the best creative advertisements on the web:



Opera lives inside of us:


(images credit: Marko Rantanen)

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Cool Shot of the Day
(in cooperation with National Geographic magazine)

Lenticulars at Sunrise


(image credit: National Geographic)

Photo by Mitch Sanders -
It was early morning just north of Shishaldon Island in the Bering Sea. I was woken to 'see something'. I made my way out on the deck of our trawler, and to my surprise there was the most intense, beautiful sunrise I had ever seen at sea. The snow covered, smoking crater of Shishaldon, a still active volcano in the Aleutian Island chain, capped off this magnificent display.

Check out our gallery of lenticulars and other extreme clouds here.

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The Water Palace

Located in Jaipur, India, in the middle of a shallow lake, sometimes it's enchantingly lit up at night:





(image credit: Alok Verma)

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Mixed fresh links for today:

The Hidden Underwater Life of the Internet - [fascinating]
New photos of Mercury - previously unseen areas - [space]
New Mammal Discovered - [nature]
Hilarious Reddit joke thread - [funny]
Digital Mona Lisa, 1964 - [cool art]
Scans of the 1978 book about the future - [futurism]
Animals caught in unspeakable act (sfw) - [fun video]
Matt Damon (almost) appears on TV show - [fun video]
Time Stops! Flash Mob at Grand Central - [wow video]

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Update to our "Funny Kiddies" article







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Example of a pointless activity... or is it urban art?


(original unknown)

This is very cool, albeit incomprehesible:



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900 meters straight down

An update picture for our Norwegian fjords article:
(click to enlarge)



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Cat Friday

Kitties from hell:



The news were scary today...



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Ouch!


(original unknown)

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3 Comments:

OpenID badfad said...

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. That's where the palace in the lake is located.

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Blogger Klimax said...

That picture which is labled incomprehensible,it is in czech lang. and I suppose it could be from MFF UK,where I study.It is by the way mathematic.(Most probably math. analysis)

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Anonymous Lubowski said...

The uncomprehensible picture is almost surely from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics in Prague.
Apart from this I heared there is also one professor who writes on the blackboard with chalk in his right hand and straight after he cleans it with a sponge in his left hand. The students really have to write fast...

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