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"nunc dimittis"

August 31, 2015

The Joy of Old Age. (No Kidding.) By OLIVER SACKS JULY 6, 2013 LAST night I dreamed about mercury — huge, shining globules of quicksilver rising and falling. Mercury is …

Mount Roraima

August 31, 2015

MNN.com > Earth Matters > Wilderness & Resources Mount Roraima: ‘A remote island in the sky’ This South American mountain is a world onto itself with unique waterfalls and animals. …

Bromeliaceae de Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo, Brasil

August 31, 2015

Bromeliaceae do município de Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo: lista de espécies, distribuição, conservação e comentários taxonômicos Tânia Wendt, Thiago do Santos Coser, Helio Boudet Fernandes & Gustavo Martinelli RESUMO: A …

SKYSPHERE

August 29, 2015

Skysphere: A ‘he-retreat’ with serious views Jono Williams’ towering temple of dude-dom is off-grid yet totally connected. By: Matt Hickman August 14, 2015, 4:34 p.m. Voice-controlled mood lighting, sweeping views …

Solar puzzle

August 29, 2015

Solar power South African team may have solved solar puzzle even Google couldn’t crack Pioneering technology to deliver the cheapest, small-scale concentrated solar power plants in the world could revolutionise …

Evolving a defense

August 29, 2015

  Evolving a Defense, Mimics Save Themselves A Canadian tiger swallowtail caterpillar has made itself look like a snake. Credit Thomas Hossie Carl Zimmer The Canadian tiger swallowtail caterpillar is …

Beauty of Nature ❤ 4K Video

August 28, 2015

  [embedplusvideo height=”283″ width=”650″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/1SVEdSM” standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0wCC3aLXdOw?fs=1&vq=hd720″ vars=”ytid=0wCC3aLXdOw&width=650&height=283&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=1&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep1799″ /] This 4K video of nature with mountains, rivers, waterfalls, sunsets, stars and clouds was shot in Chile, Argentina and Dominican Republic. …

New Species: Bromelia tocantinense

August 28, 2015

  Bromelia tocantinense Esteves & Gouda, sp. nov.   Bromelia tocantinense Esteves & Gouda, sp. nov. (Figs. 1-11) J Brom Soc 65(1): 58-66. 2015 Bromelia tocantinense is closely related to …

Metis, the corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum)

August 28, 2015

CorpseCam: Watch the live stream of a rare-blooming corpse flower about to blossom Melissa Breyer(@MelissaBreyer) Science / Natural Sciences August 25, 2015 CC BY 2.0 Wikimedia Commons Better than watching …

New species: Dyckia incana

August 28, 2015

Dyckia incana O.B.C. Ribeiro & Leme, sp. nov. (Figs. 11-15, 6 M-S) J Brom Soc 65(1): 14-27. 2015 This new species differs from its closer relatives by the leafblades densely …