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Postby mfaith on Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:56 pm

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I found this super fascinating. Explains why blue is such a rare color in nature. And how almost all of the animals that appear to be blue, actually have no blue pigment, but rather refract light in a specific way to make them appear to be blue (e.g. Blue Jay) :shock:

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Postby agr719 on Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:44 am

Oooohhhh awesome idea for a thread. A bit more focused than the Random one. That's a really cool video!

I used to subscribe to Mental Floss magazine for a while. They posted this list a few days ago, pretty good collection of stuff.

http://mentalfloss.com/article/508255/amazing-facts-people-who-amazing-facts


If anything has fascinated me lately (besides video game speed running, which I'll get to later), I guess it would be black holes. Just the concept is terrifying. But every time I see them mentioned I have to check out what is being said.



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Postby rubberneck on Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:25 pm

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Postby mfaith on Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:57 pm

agr719 wrote:Oooohhhh awesome idea for a thread. A bit more focused than the Random one. That's a really cool video!

I used to subscribe to Mental Floss magazine for a while. They posted this list a few days ago, pretty good collection of stuff.

http://mentalfloss.com/article/508255/amazing-facts-people-who-amazing-facts


If anything has fascinated me lately (besides video game speed running, which I'll get to later), I guess it would be black holes. Just the concept is terrifying. But every time I see them mentioned I have to check out what is being said.

Those are really cool. Thanks for sharing. :cheers:
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