SeaOrbiter is a futuristic, semi-submersible aquatic research vessel designed by “sea architect” Jacques Rougerie. With construction set to begin this spring, the SeaOrbiter will feature 12 separate decks, containing a mixture of pressurized and un-pressurized labs and living quarters. With a goal to be actively exploring 24/7, the crew of 18 will definitely be living with the currents in this, the first “nomadic international oceanic station.”
A 5-second test to see if you’re good at lying… apparently introverts are not.
Inside an Internet Addiction Treatment Center in China.
During pursuit, falcons keep the image of their prey in the same place on their retina all the way through until the finishing move.
What’s happening in our bodies when we feel car sick.
Lesson by Rose Eveleth, animation by Tom Gran.
Ice boulders have formed in Lake Michigan
Someone had a bunch of time to do a tally, and they found out that James Bond was
“The Man with the Golden Liver.”
A spinning disk of ice in the Sheyenne River in North Dakota
The “World’s Oldest Public Toilet” was recently discovered at the Chanares Formation in Argentina. Dating back 240 million years, the producers of the “big lumps” were Dinodontosaurus, eight-foot-long megaherbivores that would be comparable to the modern day rhinoceros.