calendar 18 Jun 2014 Generic

Everyone knows that it’s a small world after all, but who knew just how tiny and beautiful our planet could look? DigitalGlobe must have had an idea and, thanks to their Daily Overview project, we can all appreciate views of the Earth that were once reserved for astronauts alone. Inspired by the overview effect, the experience of seeing firsthand the Earth in space and thinking about things such as international conflict from a different perspective, DigitalGlobe will share a new satellite photograph a day.

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Well, we say 'history' - but we mean 'a history since 1966'. Because that's the only year that matters, right? From footballers' antics to some of the most colourful fans, enjoy the lighter side of a game that's famously not a matter of life and death - it's more serious than that.

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There are many optical illusions, both natural and man-made, that can trick your brain… every time. The visual illusions are characterized by visually perceived images that differ from objective reality. The information your eyes gather doesn’t match the source in some way, causing a major (awesome) headache.

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Grown men have fainted from the sight of childbirth, unable to witness the miracle of life. It is a shocking thing to see, sometimes. Births can be messy and ugly, but totally worth it in order to bring life into the world. This little girl, however, had an incredible reaction when she watched a video of her own birth.

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Most people probably think that libraries are all about being quiet, studying for tests and finding places to hang out with your friends. but there’s more to libraries than just that. Take these photos for example of incredible architecture and design.

calendar 19 May 2014 Generic

As people become more and more aware of the creative ways we could end as a species, they begin to focus on ways to avoid such doom (which makes sense). Mass extinction events have happened throughout the Earth’s history, so planning for the next one is a good idea. A zombie apocalypse may seem far fetched, but there are other ways the world could “end.”