Aug 7, 2014

Just a Toucan Photobombing a Traffic Camera

Just a Toucan Photobombing a Traffic Camera

A curious toucan was recently caught photobombing a traffic camera in São Paulo, Brazil. The inquisitive bird seemed perplexed by the camera, perhaps mistaking it for food.

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Aug 7, 2014

Every Runner Has a Reason. This is Ronnie’s

Every Runner Has a Reason. This is Ronnie’s

Every runner has a reason. For 54-year-old Ronnie Goodman, it sets him free. Ronnie has been homeless for two years and his two passions while he looks for a place to live are painting in a rented studio every afternoon – and running every day. You can read more about Ronnie’s story at SF…

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Aug 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: When Bioluminescence Meets the Cosmos

Picture of the Day: When Bioluminescence Meets the Cosmos

Photograph by FEFO BOUVIER Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Prints available Photographer Fefo Bouvier captured this incredible night time photo of bioluminescent plankton illuminating the water as the Milky Way Galaxy shines above. The photo, which was recently highlighted as NASA’s Earth Picture of the Day, was taken in the Atlantic…

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Aug 6, 2014

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up with a Fresh Cup of Coffee

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up with a Fresh Cup of Coffee

The Barisieur is an alarm clock that brews a fresh cup of coffee to wake you up in the morning. Designed by Joshua Renouf, the Barisieur eases you into the day with the subtle movement of stainless steel ball bearings that boil the water through induction heating. The sound is accompanied by the aroma…

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Aug 6, 2014

Shark Cam Captures More Than It Bargained For

Shark Cam Captures More Than It Bargained For

In 2013, a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution took a specially equipped REMUS ‘SharkCam’ underwater vehicle to Guadalupe Island in Mexico to film great white sharks in the wild. The SharkCam was outfitted with six cameras: 5 mounted on the nose and one facing the rear of the vehicle. This gave scientists…

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Aug 6, 2014

100 Years Ago this Telephone Tower in Stockholm Connected 5000 Telephone Lines

100 Years Ago this Telephone Tower in Stockholm Connected 5000 Telephone Lines

From 1887 – 1913 this incredible Telephone Tower served as one of the main telephone junctions in Stockholm, Sweden. About 5000 telephone lines were connected here. Even after the tower was decommissioned in 1913 the tower remained as landmark until 1953 when it was torn down as the result of a fire. In this…

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Aug 6, 2014

A Restaurant Staffed by Deaf Waiters and Waitresses

A Restaurant Staffed by Deaf Waiters and Waitresses

Signs is Canada’s first restaurant staffed by deaf waiters and waitresses. Patrons are encouraged to use sign language to order and the menu comes with handy icons and a ‘cheat sheet’ to assist you. According to the Toronto Star: In 2006, Statistics Canada reported an unemployment rate of 10.4 per cent for those with…

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