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Sloth Lounges In A Tree
Posted in Plants & Animals
This photo shows a sloth lounging high in the trees, basking in the warmth of the sun.
Baby Ocelot In The Trees
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This curious little ocelot (leopardus pardalis) surveys the jungle below his tree branch.
Fishing Spider (Ancylometes Rufus)
Posted in Plants & Animals
Ancylometes is a genus of spider that is known for its ability to dive and spend up to an hour underwater. Young Ancylometes can walk on water, but even adults hunt beneath the surface. It is one of only two known spider genus that can spin webs in water, and while they do sometimes catch fish, all food is consumed on land or above the water.
Long Net Stinkhorn Mushroom
Posted in Plants & Animals
This stinkhorn mushroom (phallus indusiatus) is known for its lacy skirt. Though bizarre looking, this mushroom is actually edible and has been collected in Asia, the Americas, and Africa.
Tapir Forages For Food
Posted in Plants & Animals
This photograph captures a Tapir stealthily foraging for food in the dark rainforest night.
Yellow Tree Frog
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This yellow tree frog (of the genus hyla) was spotted clinging to an unfurling leaf in the Amazon Rainforest.

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1. Solvay Conference - 1927
1. Solvay Conference - 1927

(The International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, are located in Brussels. They were founded by the Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay in 1912, following the first world physics conference. - 1911 Conseil Solvay.

This photo was taken on October 1927 during the Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons, where the world's leading physicists met to discuss the newly created quantum theory. The leading figures were Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr.

Einstein, disenchanted with Heisenberg's "Uncertainty Principle," remarked "God does not play dice." Bohr replied, "Einstein, stop telling God what to do.")

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2. Australian Sunrise
2. Australian Sunrise

(Captivating sunrise seen from Nudgee Beach, Queensland, Australia.)
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3. Drug Classification Chart
3. Drug Classification Chart

(This image breaks down the majority of common drugs and stimulants into tranquillizers, depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens and shows you how much it falls into each category.)
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4. Iberian Lynx
4. Iberian Lynx

(Although not targeted by hunters the Iberian Lynx is a category 1 endangered species which means that there are less than 100 in the wild. Their main staple diet is the hare. Most of the ones killed, lose their lives in traps set for other animals. )
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5. Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel
5. Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel

(Its body is 14-20cm long and the tail length is 10-14cm. It weighs 150-220g. It is nocturnal, and during the day it rests in holes in trees. It eats seeds, fruit, tree leaves, buds and bark. It faces threats from habitat destruction. )
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6. Supermassive Black Hole
6. Supermassive Black Hole

(In 1987, a 30-million-Sun black hole was found independently by Canadian astronomer John Kormendy and US astronomers Alan Dressler and Douglas Richstone. Many more have been found since then. This is a simulation of a black hole.)
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7. Tornado Rainbow
7. Tornado Rainbow

(In this spooky shot, a massive tornado is seen forming just behind a scenic rainbow.)
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8. A Rose For You
8. A Rose For You

(Even the squirrels stop to smell the roses.)
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9. Albert Einstein
9. Albert Einstein

(It is a picture of Albert Einstien's head.)
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10. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis
10. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis

(A flower mantis in Kololo, Kampala. )
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1. Optical Fiber
1. Optical Fiber

(An optical fiber (or fibre) is a glass or plastic fiber designed to guide light along its length by total internal reflection.)
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2. Arc Welding
2. Arc Welding

(The arc welding process.)
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3. Sun compared to Earth
3. Sun compared to Earth

(The Suns size compared to the Earths.)
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4. Classified Satellite Launch
4. Classified Satellite Launch

(A classified satellite climbs into space on Minotaur rocket. Liftoff was at Feb. 6th 2011 at 4:26 AM (PST) from Vandenberg Air Force Base Calif.)
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5. Expedition 27 - Soyuz Launch
5. Expedition 27 - Soyuz Launch

(Expedition 27 is the current, 27th expedition to the International Space Station, which started on 16 March 2011.)
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6. Space Walker
6. Space Walker

(A close up photo of an astronaut in the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle. Click here for the high-resolution.)
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7. Edison And The Phonograph
7. Edison And The Phonograph

(Thomas Edison and his early phonograph.)
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8. 15 Fun Facts About The Universe
8. 15 Fun Facts About The Universe

(There are 15 cool pieces of space trivia for you to amaze your friends with!)
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9. Roadrunner Feeding Fledglings
9. Roadrunner Feeding Fledglings

(Brilliant image of a roadrunner feeding a grasshopper to her fledgling young.)
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10. I Love Math
10. I Love Math

(How do you show you love math. Simple, plot it in 3D.)
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