“Microbiologists have learned that certain strains of bacteria are capable of using energy in its purest form by eating and breathing electrons. It’s a discovery that demonstrates an entirely new mode of life on Earth — and possibly beyond.”
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A vocalist uses their voice as an instrument to make music. Usually we sing with a band, but sometimes we belt out an a capella. We sing just as much for ourselves as to entertain others. Share a video of you singing an original, a cover of your favorite song, or a collaborative duet - your audience awaits.
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If the Earth’s magnetic poles flip, compasses could point south instead of north for the first time in thousands of years: http://bit.ly/1vZO8LC
Earth and Moon as seen by Voyager, the first of its kind ever taken by a spacecraft, recorded on September 18, 1977
“The progressive development of [humankind] is vitally dependent on invention. It’s ultimate purpose is the complete mastery of mind over the material world. The harnessing of the forces of nature to human needs.”
— Nikola Tesla, 1919
Recommended: 'Nikola Tesla's Life' (documentary, 1:27 mins)
I have a physics textbook from before the electron was discovered and they just sound so frustrated it’s hilarious