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Renaissance Rhinoplasty: The 16th-Century Nose Job

Originally posted on The Chirurgeon's Apprentice:
The 16th century was a particularly bad time for noses. In 1566, the famous astronomer, Tycho Brahe, had his sliced off during a…

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Greatest Love Story Ends With A Moving Letter

Some days ago I wrote about Romy Schneider, after that I got stuck on her story, in particular the relationship between her and Alain Delon. After spending hours trying to…

October 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Milky Way over the Crimean Peninsula. Photo by Ilya Zhirnov js http://ift.tt/1N5890o

Originally posted on Sky Castle Star Ocean Garden City of Light Life Love:
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September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

The 5 Most Astonishing Photos of Hubble Ever!

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Planetary Resources Inc. Planning on Mining an Asteroid

Originally posted on Journey to the Beginning of Space and Time:
One 300-500 meter asteroid has enough resources to make it financially feasible to mine for ore and water Space…

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

NASA Releases New View of Iconic Pillars of Creation in 3D

Originally posted on Journey to the Beginning of Space and Time:
Revealing protostars and giant clouds of gas and dust where new stars were born This visualisation of the three-dimensional…

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brain Greene and Lawrence Krauss – The great String Theory debate

Originally posted on Be Someone's Motivation…Not Distraction..:
In this video, Theoretical physicist Brain Greene and cosmologist Lawrence Krauss discuss about one of the most interesting topic among physicist…

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reblog: “Candidates targeted by sexist, revolting graffiti” by Kate Sheridan, MONTREAL GAZETTE

“As campaign posters go up, vandalism often follows. Most graffiti is benign: Mulcair sporting Sharpie sunglasses on a poster near Dominion Square or a photoshopped Liberal poster for a Klingon candidate … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why Did The National Post Secretly Cut Parts Of Margaret Atwood’s “Hair” Column?

Originally posted on THE WRITINGS OF DENNIS EARL:
Earlier today, The National Post published this piece from legendary Canadian author Margaret Atwood.  (It’s well worth reading.)  In the midst of…

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kanye West Announces New ‘Dark’, Rick Rubin Produced Presidential Campaign

Originally posted on The (un)Australian:
Rapper, producer and former governor fashion designer, Kanye West, has announced that he plans to run for President of the United States of America…

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment