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Exquisite fossils show butterflies appeared before there were flowers to pollinate

Exquisite fossils show butterflies appeared before there were flowers to pollinate | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
The discovery places butterflies and moths as far back as 200 million years ago, making them far older than previously known.
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These magic turquoise flowers are blooming for the first time in seven years

These magic turquoise flowers are blooming for the first time in seven years | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Thanks to nurturing green thumbs and perfect weather conditions, a sea of puya flowers have burst into an exotic turquoise bloom at the Blue Mountains Bota
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Four new element names proposed for periodic table

Four new element names proposed for periodic table | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Welcome nihonium, moscovium, tennessine and oganesson.
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Giant squid that swam into Japanese bay guided back out to sea by diver

Giant squid that swam into Japanese bay guided back out to sea by diver | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it

Toyama Bay dive shop owner joins 3.7-metre-long creature in the water, where it was ‘lively, spurting ink and trying to entangle his tentacles around me’

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Revamping the Louvre to Lose That Lost Feeling - New York Times

Revamping the Louvre to Lose That Lost Feeling - New York Times | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Jean-Luc Martinez, the president of the Louvre, is overseeing a nearly $67 million makeover to help newcomers crack the code of the labyrinthine museum.
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How to decode a cat's body language as it emerges that they're more dependant ... - Daily Mail

How to decode a cat's body language as it emerges that they're more dependant ... - Daily Mail | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Animal behaviour expert and Californian vet Dr Gary Weitzman reveals the language of cats - from what their purring means and how the twitching of their whiskers and tales can reveal their thoughts.
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Can YOU see the 'third property' of light aka Haidinger's Brush? - Daily Mail

Can YOU see the 'third property' of light aka Haidinger's Brush? - Daily Mail | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
You can test your 'superpowers' if you look at a blank white portion of an LCD screen on a computer, tablet or phone, and tilt your head side to side, according to Bristol University.
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Virginia Gordon sur Instagram : Intensely beautiful time to be in #canberra with #wattle explosions at ever turn including at the #nationalgalleryofaustralia…

« Intensely beautiful time to be in #canberra with #wattle explosions at ever turn including at the #nationalgalleryofaustralia #sculpturegarden… »
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In China, a firefly-themed park just opened in Wuhan, Hubei

In China, a firefly-themed park just opened in Wuhan, Hubei | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Firefly lovers now have a destination to go to for their illuminating fix: the world’s first firefly-themed park in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei pro
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Immigration Department tells public servants to stop wearing Ugg boots and onesies

Immigration Department tells public servants to stop wearing Ugg boots and onesies | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
TOUGH new grooming measures have been introduced at the Immigration Department after some public servants tried to wear Ugg boots and even onesies to work.
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These Japanese flip books use dead space to tell an adorable story [video] - Holy Kaw!

These Japanese flip books use dead space to tell an adorable story [video] - Holy Kaw! | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Flip books don't just have to be stick figures kicking balls around. These clever flip books use dead space--that is, holes cut in the paper--to make the stories more interesting.
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Macro timelapse videos of plants growing is eerie and beautiful [video] - Holy Kaw!

Macro timelapse videos of plants growing is eerie and beautiful [video] - Holy Kaw! | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
We don't really think of plants as being living in the same way that animals or insects are living. But maybe that's just because they move really slowly.
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Tweet from @SciencePorn

RT @SciencePorn: The clearest photograph of Mercury that has ever been taken https://t.co/3XgK5nZc4n
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This physicist says consciousness could be a new state of matter

This physicist says consciousness could be a new state of matter | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
'Perceptronium'. 
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How much do you know about bees? - quiz

How much do you know about bees? - quiz | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Despite our professed concern for bees, a YouGov poll for Friends of the Earth found that most of us can’t recognise a honey bee. Take the green group’s quiz to see how much you know
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10 Brilliant Chairs For Book Lovers

Today is National Book Lovers Day! To celebrate, we're republishing this look at what might possibly be some of the coolest chairs ever: seats that double as...
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How to Spend 24 Hours in Paris Like a Local - Huffington Post

How to Spend 24 Hours in Paris Like a Local - Huffington Post | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
The way she tells it, Anne-Charlotte Moulard grew up in a fairytale. "I was born in northern France, close to the sea," she says.
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Make-up artist Jordan Hanz transforms her face into awe-inspiring characters - Daily Mail

Make-up artist Jordan Hanz transforms her face into awe-inspiring characters - Daily Mail | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Jordan Hanz, 24, based in the US, has only been face painting for a year, but already she is sweeping the internet with her incredibly detailed self-portraits.
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Interactive tool reveals the amount of hunter-gatherer DNA in your family tree - Daily Mail

Interactive tool reveals the amount of hunter-gatherer DNA in your family tree - Daily Mail | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
The data comes from an ongoing study by the University of Adelaide that has found most European are a mix of three ancient populations; hunter-gatherers, Neolithic farmers and pastoralists.
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24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy

24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Make a difference. Be happy. Be successful. Be you.
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Thousands of gigantic jellyfish are amassing off the coast of Britain - Lost At E Minor: For creative people

Thousands of gigantic jellyfish are amassing off the coast of Britain - Lost At E Minor: For creative people | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Off the coast of Britain, giant jellyfish measuring up to five feet are appearing in the tens of thousands, making sure we never set foot in the water ever
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Pet Rabbit Has Tea Party. Australian Diary 41. - YouTube

Made by The National Film Board 1951. Directed by Jack S Allan. A pet rabbit and a dog are guests at a tea party. Filmed between 1947 and 1970, the Australia...
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Astronaut's video proves thunderstorms look awesome from space

Astronaut's video proves thunderstorms look awesome from space | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Astronaut Terry W. Virts shared a video of thunderstorms over Africa from the International Space Station.
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The ephemeral life cycle of cactus flowers [video] - Holy Kaw!

The ephemeral life cycle of cactus flowers [video] - Holy Kaw! | Musings, moments, whimsy | Scoop.it
Some beauty is too dramatic to last, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the brief life cycle of Echinopsis cactus.
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