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Jul 23 '14
libutron:

Northern Carmine Bee-eater
Merops nubicus (Coraciiformes - Meropidae), commonly known as Northern Carmine Bee-eater, is a species of bee-eater living from Senegal E to Eritrea, and S to N Kenya.
These beautiful birds have carmine upperparts and belly, and azure to olive-green rump and undertail-coverts. The blue colour varies with the light. On the head, the Northern Carmine Bee-eater has greenish-blue forehead, crown, chin and cheeks, and darker olive-green throat. These colours may appear blue, blackish or greenish-blue according to the light. There is a well-defined black mask. 
Reference: [1]
Photo credit: ©Frans Vandewalle
Locality: Lake Chad, Cameroon

libutron:

Northern Carmine Bee-eater

Merops nubicus (Coraciiformes - Meropidae), commonly known as Northern Carmine Bee-eater, is a species of bee-eater living from Senegal E to Eritrea, and S to N Kenya.

These beautiful birds have carmine upperparts and belly, and azure to olive-green rump and undertail-coverts. The blue colour varies with the light. On the head, the Northern Carmine Bee-eater has greenish-blue forehead, crown, chin and cheeks, and darker olive-green throat. These colours may appear blue, blackish or greenish-blue according to the light. There is a well-defined black mask. 

Reference: [1]

Photo credit: ©Frans Vandewalle

Locality: Lake Chad, Cameroon

Jul 23 '14

In Defense of the Blobfish

islandgirl37:

In Defense of the Blobfish: Why the “World’s Ugliest Animal” Isn’t as Ugly as You Think It Is | Smart News.

Interesting article. I wouldn’t have thought about any of the things they mention. I wouldn’t have voted for this being the ugliest animal either.…

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Jul 23 '14
Jul 23 '14

fabgaylespez:

All the clones that Tatiana Maslany has played in each episode of Orphan Black. Because holy shit.

Fun facts:

  • So far, Tatiana has portrayed a total of 9 clones, as well as 9 different cloneswaps.
  • The highest number of characters Tatiana has played in a single episode is 7 (4 clones and 3 cloneswaps) in Effects of External Conditions (1x04).
  • The episode with the lowest number of clones featured is Parts Developed in an Unusual Manner (1x07), with only 3 clones and no cloneswaps.
Jul 23 '14

cross-connect:

Contemporary glass artist Jeff Zimmerman born in Kentucky 1968, creates colorful, organic sculptures that exploit advanced glassmaking techniques - disquieting and spinning, his sculptures call attention to the inherent mutability of the world. Today his award-winning works are presented in galleries and museums around the world.

Posted to Cross Connect by Margaret

Jul 23 '14
smartereveryday:

There are several different types of Coral Reefs. Let’s have a look.Feel free to share this wherever you’d like! High Res Link: http://i.imgur.com/XL4i7yI.png

smartereveryday:

There are several different types of Coral Reefs. Let’s have a look.

Feel free to share this wherever you’d like! High Res Link: http://i.imgur.com/XL4i7yI.png

Jul 23 '14
asapscience:

Brings a tear to our eye. 

asapscience:

Brings a tear to our eye. 

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Jul 23 '14
Jul 23 '14

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Jul 23 '14