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Image Earth from Apollo 17 | #space #science...

Earth from Apollo 17 | #space #science #earth

   

Image Double Arch and Milky Way stars at Arches...

Double Arch and Milky Way stars at Arches National Park on October 19, 2011 in Utah by Royce Bair. Double Arch is a close-set pair of natural arches, one of the more known features of Arches National Park in Utah, United States. From the Double Arch parking area it's a 0.5 mile round trip to the arches. (Wikipedia). #Justlearned #Science #Photography #Space

   

Video Image Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire...

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action - #Business #businesstv #knowledgetv #talks

   

Image TED | #business #design...

TED | #business #design

   

Image The #Milkyway and a radiotelescope, VLA in...

The #Milkyway and a radiotelescope, VLA in New Mexico. Photo by knatephoto. The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. This name derives from its appearance as a dim "milky" glowing band arching across the night sky, in which the naked eye cannot distinguish individual stars. (Wikipedia) #Justlearned #Space #Radiotelescope

   

Image The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a...

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota, in the United States. Sculpted by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln (Wikipedia) photo by Jason Clark | #history #travel #monuments #ushistory #photography

   

Image The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable...

The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable launch system and orbital spacecraft operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration for human spaceflight missions. photo by Richard Silvera (This image is a composite of 2 pictures. the picture of the sky and clouds was taken from an airplaine, and the shuttle is a picture from #NASA. Then the assembly was done in Photoshop & Ligthroom) #Space #Design #science #photography

   

Image Psychology of Colour | Ever since man...

Psychology of Colour | Ever since man understood fiery red meant danger and those purple berries were poisonous, #colour has been associated with moods and feelings. Religious artists used colour as a form of shorthand - people looking at a stained glass window or a heraldic coat of arms would have instantly known blue equalled contemplative faith or green meant hope.Even saints were associated with different colours. The colours used to decorate rooms in a house can affect the occupants' #moods

   

Image Enrique Iglesias | At the dawn of the new...

Enrique Iglesias | At the dawn of the new millennium, Enrique Iglesias was the best-selling Latin recording artist in the world. The son of multi-million-selling singer Julio Iglesias, Enrique was born in Madrid, Spain, where he lived with his mother, his brother Julio, and his sister Chabeli. In 1982, his mother sent them to live in Miami with their father. While there, Enrique was exposed to three different cultures and musical influences: Hispanic, European, and American. #music

   

Image Paris Opera House | The Palais Garnier is an...

Paris Opera House | The Palais Garnier is an elegant 1,979-seat opera house, which was built from 1861 to 1875 for the Paris Opera. (Wikipedia) #Paris #France

   

Image UFO Cover-Ups Must End, Moonwalker Edgar...

UFO Cover-Ups Must End, Moonwalker Edgar Mitchell Says - On Feb. 5, 1971, Edgar Mitchell became the sixth of only 12 men to step on the moon. Of that elite dozen, which included Buzz Aldrin and the late Neil Armstrong 44 years ago this week, Mitchell is the only one to go on record about his controversial belief in extraterrestrial UFOs -- and of a possible government cover-up. #coverup #ufo

   

Image Optical lattice clock - Scientists say they...

Optical lattice clock - Scientists say they have found a more accurate way to measure time. We currently use atomic clocks to count the seconds, but tests on an alternative atomic timekeeper have revealed that it is more precise. #time #science #clocks

   

Video Image Annie Murphy Paul: What we learn before...

Annie Murphy Paul: What we learn before we're born - When does learning begin? Answer: Before we are born. Science writer Annie Murphy Paul talks through new research that shows how much we learn in the womb -- from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods. #education #knowledgetv #learning #biology #science #research #language #linguistics #family #children #living #parents

   

Image Explosions have been reported at the Boston...

Explosions have been reported at the Boston Marathon finishline. #news #boston #nationalsecurity #usnews #domesticattack

   

Image How to Get in Touch With Loved Ones During a...

How to Get in Touch With Loved Ones During a Disaster | Don’t call, Text, Use Apps.If You’re the loved one we’re trying to reach: Get to a hardwired data connection. You tell us! Update your voicemail message. read more. #news #advice #security #nationalsecurity #usnews #history knowledgefix

   

Image 2 explosions heard near finish line of...

2 explosions heard near finish line of Boston Marathon - U.S. News Two explosions were heard near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, witnesses told NBC News. The Associated Press reported that bloody spectators were being carried to a medical tent that had been set up to care for tired runners. Video from the finish line showed screams and an enormous cloud of white smoke. #marathon #explosion #terrorism

   

Image Red meat chemical 'damages heart', say US...

Red meat chemical 'damages heart', say US scientists - A chemical found in red meat helps explain why eating too much steak, mince and bacon is bad for the heart say US scientists. A study in the journal Nature Medicine showed that carnitine in red meat was broken down by bacteria in the gut. #nutrition

   

Image Healthy Eating Plate - Start here to learn...

Healthy Eating Plate - Start here to learn more about the new Healthy Eating Plate created by nutrition experts at Harvard School of Public Health, in conjunction with Harvard Health Publications. The Healthy Eating Plate can be your blueprint for planning a healthy balanced meal, and it fixes key flaws in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate. #nutrition

   

Image Rapid Fire Flaring on the Sun - One rather...

Rapid Fire Flaring on the Sun - One rather small active region popped off no fewer than 15 minor flares over 18 hours (July 30-31, 2102). The activity of diminutive sunspot AR1538 is a sign of tension in the region's magnetic field. The active region show to the right also contributed another three flares during the same time period. The image was taken in a wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light (NASA/GSFC/SDO). #science #sun #space #NASA #photography

   

Image Chicago Sun-Times Film Critic Roger Ebert...

Chicago Sun-Times Film Critic Roger Ebert Dies | The most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who became the first journalist to win a #Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation’s most influential thumb, died Thursday. He was 70. #history #obituaries #films #entertainment #bio #people

   

Image The panda, also known as the giant panda to...

The panda, also known as the giant panda to distinguish it from the unrelated red panda, is a bear native to central-western and south western China (Wikipedia). Photo by Tim Flach | #photogrpahy #nature #animals #pandas

   

Image Monument Valley (In Navajo meaning valley of...

Monument Valley (In Navajo meaning valley of the rocks) is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1,000 ft (300 m) above the valley floor. It is located on the Arizona-Utah state line (around 36°59′N 110°6′W), near the Four Corners area. The valley lies within the range of the #Navajo Nation Reservation, and is accessible from U.S. Highway 163 (Wikipedia). | (photo by Jeremy Weber) #photography #travel #monuments #USA

   

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#Quotes #life #Advice #geekiscool

   

Image See A Brief Cultural History Of An #Auto...

See A Brief Cultural History Of An #Auto Giant: The Volkswagen Beetle | The People’s Car: A Global #History of the Volkswagen Beetle. The book, by Professor Rieger at UCL, traces the car from its Nazi origins to its postwar resurrection, through its breakthrough among young counterculture Americans in the '60s, to its popularity in Mexico in the '70s and '80s, and finally to the revamped Bug that hit U.S. shores in the '90s. #marketing #business #Books #Historybooks #autobooks #bio

   

Image Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød | Ingredients:...

Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød | Ingredients: Horseradish Sour Cream, 1/2 cup mashed potatoes (optional), 1/2 cup sour cream, 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh horseradish, 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill, 1 teaspoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, Kosher salt, ground pepper. #recipes #food #healthyrecipes #living

   

Image Five Things to Start Doing in 2013 | 1.Read...

Five Things to Start Doing in 2013 | 1.Read at least one book a month for professional development. 2. Sleep more. 3. Join a charity board. 4.Ask for referrals. 5. Leave work at a reasonable time. #business #entrepreneurship #books #businessbooks #advice #living

   

Video Image What Is The Universe? - #science #physics...

What Is The Universe? - #science #physics #knowledgetv #sciencetv #space #spacetv #courses #lifelonglearning #quicklearn #generalknowledge #k12

   

Image Art In Science | 2013 Cool Science Image...

Art In Science | 2013 Cool Science Image Contest Slideshow | Scientific imagery, of course, is intended to help scientists. It is a critical form of data in many fields and can yield important and sometimes striking insights into nature and the way things work. But the pictures and other images of science can also have remarkable aesthetic qualities that the non-scientist can appreciate. #science #art #photography #geekiscool #research #news #justlearned #knowledgefix #whatshot

   

Image UN General Assembly approves global arms...

UN General Assembly approves global arms trade treaty | 2 April 2013 – The United Nations General Assembly has approved a global arms trade treaty that failed to achieve unanimous support last week but garnered the support of a majority of Member States when put to a vote today. #ir #news #law #treaties #UN #armstrade #politics #history

   

Video Image President Obama Speaks on the BRAIN...

President Obama Speaks on the BRAIN Initiative and American Innovation - The President unveils a bold new research initiative designed to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain, and discusses the importance of investing in American innovation to create jobs and strengthen our economy, April 2, 2013. #knowledgefix #justlearned #science #sciencetv #uspolitics #politics #innovation #tech

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Image The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a...

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota, in the United States. Sculpted by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln (Wikipedia) photo by Jason Clark | #history #travel #monuments #ushistory #photography

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Image Cancer Dream Teams: Road to a Cure? |...

Cancer Dream Teams: Road to a Cure? | Scientists used to think they knew a lot about how cancer works, and they do. But only over the last couple of years, led by major advances in #genomics, have they been able to truly understand the biological workings of this leading killer. And the knowledge has been both helpful and humbling. Cancer, it turns out, is way more complex than many scientists imagined. #medicine #covers #science #health #cancer #knowledgefix #biology

   

Image An Infant Universe, Born Before We Knew | A...

An Infant Universe, Born Before We Knew | A view of the cosmic microwave background collected by the European Space Agency’s Planck satellite. The heat map of the cosmos was imprinted on the sky when the universe was just 380,000 years old. Astronomers released the latest and most exquisite baby picture yet of the universe on Thursday, one that showed it to be 80 to 100 million years older and a little fatter. #science #space #discovery #astronomy #news #justlearned

   

Image "A man's friendships are one of the best...

"A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth" - Charles Darwin | #quotes #science #living #Darwin #friendships #society #evolution #advice

   

Image Meatless March: Black-Rice Stir-Fry, By...

Meatless March: Black-Rice Stir-Fry, By Rebecca Misner | Black-Rice Stir-Fry, which, with eggplant, purple cabbage and purple kale, was was as healthy (chock full of anthocyanins, the antioxidant flavonoids that give these veggies their deep, rich purple color) as it was easy and delicious. #food #health #recipes #healthyeating #living #vegetarian

   

Image The Internet is a surveillance state....

The Internet is a surveillance state. Whether we admit it to ourselves or not, and whether we like it or not, we're being tracked all the time. Google tracks us, both on its pages and on other pages it has access to. Facebook does the same; it even tracks non-Facebook users. Apple tracks us on our iPhones and iPads. One reporter used a tool called Collusion to track who was tracking him; 105 companies tracked his Internet use during one 36-hour period. #internet #privacy

   

Image The Atlantic - A Brief History of Applause,...

The Atlantic - A Brief History of Applause, the 'Big Data' of the Ancient World - Once, people measured their leaders -- and themselves -- one clap at a time. #history #applause

   

Image Pi Day is an annual celebration...

Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 (or 3/14 in month/day date format), since 3, 1 and 4 are the three most significant digits of π in the decimal form. In 2009, the United States House of Representatives supported the designation of Pi Day. (Wikipedia) #mathematics #events #science #tech #news #justlearned #geekiscool

   

Image NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Cool Selfie:...

NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Cool Selfie: This rectangular version of a self-portrait of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines dozens of exposures taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 177th Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (Feb. 3, 2013). (Photo by nasagoddard) #photography #curiosity #space #science #nasa #engineering #history #mars #justlearned #knowledgefix

   

Image Confidence Woman | Sheryl Sandberg’s first...

Confidence Woman | Sheryl Sandberg’s first employees, according to her family, were her siblings David and Michelle. “Initially, as a 1-year-old and 3-year-old, we were worthless and weak,” they said in a toast at her wedding. #business #entrepreneurship #society #covers #news #newsstand #biography #women #equality #law #tech #inspiration #ideas #knowledgefix #leadership

   

Image Daily chart: In 1990 the United Nations...

Daily chart: In 1990 the United Nations Development Programme launched the Human Development Index. This index combines life expectancy at birth, the average and expected number of years in education and economic output. Only two countries, Zimbabwe and Lesotho, have seen their index scores fall since 1990, but elsewhere big strides have been made, particularly in China, Iran and India. #economics #politics #ir #news #charts #infographics #society #causes #history #development #worldaffairs

   

Image 10 things you need to know today: March 14,...

10 things you need to know today: March 14, 2013 | Pope Francis gets to work, Obama takes his charm offensive to Capitol Hill, and more, By Harold Maass | #news #currentaffairs #ir #politics #society #knowledgefix

   

Image Wearable Computers Could Help Build A Better...

Wearable Computers Could Help Build A Better You, Wearable head-up displays make gamification a viable route to self-improvement. By Bryan Gardiner | In 1961, Claude Shannon and Edward Thorp built the world’s first wearable computer. #tech #computerscience #science #engineering #gadgets #articles #news #living #gamification #fashion #society #living

   

Image Pope Francis: 13 key facts about the new...

Pope Francis: 13 key facts about the new pontiff, Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, lives in a small flat, takes the bus and only has one functioning lung | Pope Francis leaves the Santa Maria Maggiore basilica (Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters) #religion #ir #news #facts #history #Catholicism #publicfigures #leaders #biography #worldaffairs

   

Image 10 things about the conclave | The cardinals...

10 things about the conclave | The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are gathering to elect a new pope. At some point, white smoke billowing from the Sistine Chapel will show that a decision has been made. But what goes on behind the closed doors before the smoke appears? Here are 10 lesser-known facts about the conclave. #religion #news #ir #history #society

   

Video Image Inside Abraham Lincoln's Brain - Everyone...

Inside Abraham Lincoln's Brain - Everyone knows the great accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln, but few know the depth of his intellect and the inner workings of his brain. Lincoln expert Harold Holzer exposes the fascinating mind of a self educated man who went from a log cabin the the White House over the course of his extraordinary life. #science #history #Lincoln #books #knowledgetv #bookstv #historytv #leadership #education #educationtv #ushistory #historybooks #psychology

   

Image Bee Venom-Loaded Nanoparticles Kill HIV |...

Bee Venom-Loaded Nanoparticles Kill HIV | Bee venom could prevent the spread of HIV. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that the toxin in bee venom, called melittin, puts holes in the protective protein coating that surrounds viruses and bacteria, killing them without harming healthy human cells. #medicine #health #science #news #hiv #society #research #reseachscience

   

Image Processed meat 'early death' link- Sausages,...

Processed meat 'early death' link- Sausages, ham, bacon and other processed meats appear to increase the risk of dying young, a study of half a million people across Europe suggests. #health #nutrition

   

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