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lythronax-argestes-the-gore-king:

pumpkinfishes:

I’m trying to get back into my art groove so I doodled some dinosaurs! yeah!

I like my dinos with feathers okay

This is the best, period.

How often do you see FEATHERED PACHYCEPHALOSAURS

Is there any evidence that suggests against this?

krakenqueen:

funnywildlife:

This Bald Eagle was chasing the Great Blue Heron away from the eggs in her nest. It wasn’t trying to kill the Heron or she would have done so long before this once in a lifetime shot was captured by Owen Deutsch

The artist in me loves the fact that we have two nearly similarly sized birds in the same pose for a detailed comparison between the anatomical differences. It’s like, I’m having an art boner right now.

(Source: wildography.co.uk)

tags:
#not science
#I--

hikingpaleontologist:

tjwock:

depechemoses:

mymodernmet:

Norwegian artist Markus Moestue built and rode a three-wheeled dinosaur bicycle across the Bible belt of Norway as a form of protest against religion.  He explained, "It is a protest against the dogmatic religious education of children, and the idea originated from the theme-parks of creationists that teach children that humans and dinosaurs used to live together."

There is nothing about this guy that makes me think he’s not a massive douche, but at least he has a cool bike.

hikingpaleontologist I am reblogging this for you alone

I NEED THIS RE AN ANYTHING!

(Source: generalelectric)

micdotcom:

The Twitter account for the female scientists Legos is absolutely perfect: @LegoAcademics

Follow micdotcom 

ircimages:

I see your Paleontology Cake and raise you a Geologist Cake

sagansense:

scinote:

Coming soon: SciNote.org, launched by entrop-e, shychemist, and geogallery, is Tumblr’s project for promoting science education around the world.

At SciNote, we believe that science shouldn’t just be reading about the ideas of people with PhDs and Nobel Prizes. We believe that science is an active process of asking questions and finding answers.

That’s why we, at SciNote, want to hear from you. We want to ponder the interesting questions you pose and get excited with you over the cool science you see in your world.

SciNote will feature the best of the Tumblr science community, and we will compile and publish the top posts from every year in the form of a magazine available both digitally and in print. Think of SciNote magazine as the Tumblr science magazine.

We hope to celebrate our launch by featuring some of the coolest science from around Tumblr. So before we launch SciNote, we would like to collect 25 science posts and/or questions from you, including:

  • the most interesting science news you have come across
  • questions you’ve always wanted to ask
  • fascinating facts that you’ve learned
  • pictures of nature and/or science that you’ve taken
  • cool research that you’ve participated in
  • any other science-related thing you’d like to tell us!

So please:

  1. Submit posts or ask questions to be featured on our blog and for an opportunity to be published in SciNote magazine.
  2. Follow our blog at SciNote.org.
  3. Read more about our project here.
  4. If you’re interested, apply to join our staff here.
  5. Reblog this post so that we can collect 25 posts and launch our project as soon as possible!

Thank you all and happy science!

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I am so ridiculous excited about this. SciNote and SciNote mag have the ability to truly broadcast our collective Tumblr Science Side Community efforts out into the world in a way no other social media network has ever done. Signal boost this and let’s gooooo….

milkandmayhem:

werewolf1992:

the-tavros-nitram:

lzbth:

LOOK HOW MANY FLYERS HAVE BEEN STUck on tHIS LAMPOST?? germans are crazy

there is no lamp post its pure flyer

You could carbon date this to the ice age

Ladies and gentlemen: stratigraphy

coelasquid:

sonneillonv:

underhuntressmoon:

voidbat:

explainervideo:

What happens to cats in zero gravity ?   more educational gifs«

OH GOD THOSE POOR BABIES i am sobbing i am laughing so hard

In the last pic the cat is all “oh thank god I found ground NO WAIT COME BACK GROUND”

THOSE POOR BABIES OMG WHY AM I LAUGHING AT THIS

Pigeons are even funnier in zero g, they don’t know which way is up and fly upside down 

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#not science
#pkmn

adamworks:

Johto Map

The Johto Map with the middle earth map style.
Get ready for a unexpected journey!

You have seen the shirt but you can now get the print for the real map!

comaniddy:

That creature you see right there is the teeny-tiny Water Bear. They are one of Nature’s toughest creatures.

I found this little tardigrade on tree moss. And in an upcoming SciTune, the folks from the BioBus and I will teach you how to find them!

sweetteascience:

markscherz:

bookreada:

Can someone from the science side of Tumblr explain this?

Basically this argument uses a flawed understanding of (i) the process of evolution and (ii) the evolution of humans and other apes.

What you have to understand is that evolution does not mean that every individual of species A turns into species B over time, without any individuals of species A persisting - this is transmutation and, while it does occasionally happen, it is not the main mechanism of evolution. Rather, evolution works by gradual mutation and selection acting over time, such that species A at time 0 can give rise to species B at time N. It is possible for species B to arise from species A without species A having ever gone extinct - when this happens without any gene flow between the two populations, usually in some kind of geographic isolation, we call this ‘allopatric speciation’. It is equally possible for species A to give rise to species B and species C, while at the same time going extinct itself.

This means that if you trace lineages backward through time, they converge. Each convergence is the point where the two lineages have a common ancestor. The most recent common ancestor (mrca) of a set of lineages is the most recent point at which all lineages were the same species.

Chimps, Gorillas, and other apes, are not our ancestors. Rather, they are other lineages that diverged from a common ancestor of our group. That common ancestor was an ape, but it was not an ape that is still around today. 

I hope that helped. If you have more questions, don’t hesitate to ask.

Yours sciencerely,

Mark Scherz

On behalf of the Science Side of Tumblr.

Have you asked your local Science Side neighbor a question yet today? 

(Source: rorschachx)

markscherz:

nezumi3:

-Phelsuma Klemmeri-

oh good lord.

ageofdestruction:

thelxiepeia: Clouds on Mars, photographed by Mars Express, 23rd October 2010.

37 to 45°S, 207 to 210°E on the Terra Sirenum. The crater at bottom center is Hipparchus, 95 km across. The terrain seen here slopes up from north to south - a change in elevation of about 5,000 m - which may be what constrains the thicker clouds. There appears to be a strong wind at top left; this may be blowing downslope from highlands out-of-frame left.

Animation of 5 monochrome images, colourized with 3 visible light images. Colour balance adjusted to remove much of a very strong yellow cast to the composite image.

Image credit: ESA. Animation: AgeOfDestruction.

griseus:

this gif show  the FIRST microscopic, slow-motion footage of an Box-Jellyfish firing venom

The box jellyfish, have such powerful venom that they can kill an adult human. And to inject it into you, jellyfish and anemones use nematocysts, which are terrifying organelles that pretty much work like hyperdermic needles filled with venom. When you brush up against the tentacle of a jellyfish or anemone, these nematocysts fire out of the tentacle and spray venom.

The new episode of Smarter Every Day, filmed at James Cook University, is helping scientists understand how jellyfish bring down humans with their venom

Recently, two new species of box jellies were found in Australia, all indicate that these new species are toxic.