Daily Archives: December 16, 2012

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
I’ve discovered another superb photographer of arthropods: Melvyn Yeo, who has some amazing photos on his site. He calls himself a “just a hobbyist,” but, as you’ll see below, he’s selling himself way…

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Melvyn’s Photography: Stalk-Eyed Signal Flies

Melvyn’s Photography: Stalk-Eyed Signal Flies.

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You’ve received something awkward from the Awkward Family Photos App!

The Catch He was just trying to decide which one to keep. Download the Awkward Family Photos App Visit AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com

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10 Common Myths & Misconceptions Part 8

10 Common Myths & Misconceptions Part 8.

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LA Times – Hubble spots distant galaxies near edge of universe’s cosmic dawn

LA Times – Hubble spots distant galaxies near edge of universe’s cosmic dawn.

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Strange Science: The Rocky Road to Modern Paleontology and Biology

Strange Science: The Rocky Road to Modern Paleontology and Biology.

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The Daily Beast: The Best of the Best List: 2012 Critics’ Top Books

The Best of the Best List: 2012 Critics’ Top Books We collect year-end lists to find out which work wins the title of ‘the single best book of 2012.’ View the full article

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Museum of Mathematics at Madison Square Park – NYTimes.com

Museum of Mathematics at Madison Square Park – NYTimes.com.

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The first live photographs of Terataner? – MYRMECOS – Insect Photography – Insect Pictures

The first live photographs of Terataner? – MYRMECOS – Insect Photography – Insect Pictures.

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Super Awesome Trading Cards – Archie McPhee & Co.

Super Awesome Trading Cards – Archie McPhee & Co..

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The Daily Quote

“There’s very little advice in men’s magazines, because men don’t think there’s a lot they don’t know.” — Jerry Seinfeld

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Letters of Note: Dear Friends

Letters of Note: Dear Friends.

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Greece’s Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party is Coming to Chicago – Gapers Block Mechanics | Chicago

http://gapersblock.com/mechanics/2012/12/13/greeces-neo-nazi-golden-dawn-party-is-coming-to-chicago/

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Bob Dylan: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (12/12/12)

Check out this video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/zeGQx0Ds_DM

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Suzy home alone

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Article: Mind-Boggling Portraits of Unrelated Look-Alikes

Mind-Boggling Portraits of Unrelated Look-Alikes http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/francois-brunelle-i-m-not-a-look-alike (via My Modern Met)

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Conan’s Holiday Super Slo-Mo Camera Moments – CONAN on TBS

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Zipline Catapult – Bluehouse Skis

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Melkwegbridge Solves A Difficult Problem, Gives Options to Both Cyclists and Pedestrians : TreeHugger

Melkwegbridge Solves A Difficult Problem, Gives Options to Both Cyclists and Pedestrians : TreeHugger.

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R2-D2 Dreidel Joins The Human Centipede Menorah – CONAN on TBS

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The 5 Most Surprising (and Biggest) Scientific Discoveries of 2012 | Surprising Science

The 5 Most Surprising (and Biggest) Scientific Discoveries of 2012 | Surprising Science.

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Article: The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Has Blood on His Hands

The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Has Blood on His Hands http://www.alternet.org/nras-wayne-lapierre-has-blood-his-hands (via AlterNet)

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Article: Don’t Be Afraid, Mr. President — You Can Take on the Gun Lobby

Don’t Be Afraid, Mr. President — You Can Take on the Gun Lobby http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/dont-be-afraid-mr-president-you-can-take-gun-lobby (via AlterNet)

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Mythbusting: Israel and Switzerland are not gun-toting utopias

Mythbusting: Israel and Switzerland are not gun-toting utopias.

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Jennifer Lawrence: Comedy’s New Queen – Newsweek and The Daily Beast

Jennifer Lawrence: Comedy’s New Queen – Newsweek and The Daily Beast.

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