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jtotheizzoe:

The photo above shows the oldest known zero in India, dating from a Vishnu temple built in 876 CE. It’s from a fascinating article called “Understanding Ancient Indian Mathematics” featuring accounts of ancient Indian scholars’ independent derivation of concepts like pi, Pythagorean ratios, powers of ten and the decimal system. It’s an important reminder that ancient science wasn’t limited to Western cultures, and the East-West transfer of theories and concepts was the world’s first information superhighway.
fuckyeahthebetterlife:

thelatenightlife:

fuckyeahthebetterlife:

omg why

because #swag

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fuckyeahfluiddynamics:

Everyone knows the familiar plonk of a stone falling into a pond but few realize the complexity of the physics.  When a solid object falls into a pool, a sheet of liquid, the crown splash, is sent upward.  Simultaneously, the object pulls a cavity of air down with it. As the water moves inward, this cavity is pinched, creating an hourglass-like shape reminiscent of the shape of a rocket’s nozzle. As the diameter of that pinched cavity shrinks, the velocity of the upward escaping air increases, resulting in the formation of an air jet moving faster than the speed of sound. This air jet is followed by a slower liquid jet that may rebound to a height higher than then original height of the dropped object. So next time you throw a stone into a pond, enjoy the knowledge that you’ve broken the sound barrier. (Photo credit: D. van der Meer; see also Physics World)
mllemia:

earth-song:a bad case of acne…? by Igor Siwanowicz
christopherhuff:



Guess I missed some rainbows last night while watching the DNC. (All from Reddit)
jtotheizzoe:

An X-ray of a stingray, whose cartilage skeleton (similar to that of sharks) looks like one of those embryonic alien incubators from the opening scene of a horrific sci-fi movie.
(via Twisted Sifter)
automotive-lust:

No idea whatsoever what the fuck this is—other than something obviously by Mercedes-Benz—but it looks like it wants to kill and maim, LOOL

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1nv1ncible:

Aventador

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