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When one of the most senior disease detectives in the U.S. begins talking about “plague,” knowing how emotive that word can be, and another suggests calling out the military, it is time to start paying attention.

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Needle (blue) VS bee stinger (red)

Geometrid Moth (Ennominae, Geometridae)

by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China

See more Chinese moths on my Flickr site HERE…..

Scientists create ‘solid’ lightIn a feat reminiscent of the Green Lantern, researchers have made light form into a ‘solid.’

"They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea."

- Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626) an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, juror, orator, essayist, and author who was both the Lord Chancellor and Attorney General of England. Perhaps his most lasting contributiont to the world was the “Baconian method” or more commonly known as the “scientific method” (via historical-nonfiction)

(via historical-nonfiction)


Pillar Point | California (by Denis Lincoln on Flickr)


better to dust first