i was fixin to get so pissed
Tando (via 500px / sleeping Tando by Hendy Mp)
Sunda flying lemur (Galeopterus variegatus)
Qing Period ArrowheadDate: ca. 18th–19th centuryCulture: probably Tibetan or ChineseMedium: Iron, reed, sinew, barkDimensions: L. overall 9 in. (22.9 cm); L. of head 4w in. (10.2 cm)Classification: Archery Equipment-ArrowheadsCredit Line: Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2011Accession Number: 2011.502.9
Annotated radiographs of the hands of an adult (above) and a child (below)
From childhood, the bones of the hand undergo major development. Note the changes in position and size among the bones of the wrist as well as the joining of the phalanges to their proximal epipheses (seen below as dark, narrow bands adjacent to each bone in the fingers of the five-year-old).
See if you can spot something unusual in one of the radiographs…
Illustration from Cunningham’s Manual of Practical Anatomy, 7th Edition (1920)
Such different terminology!
That child’s underdeveloped (but age appropriate) osteology is giving me genuine anxiety. I have to come to terms with the fact that I was once a small being with an immature skeleton.
Feb 28, 2013 - By wearing different colored hats, over 2,600 employees at Genentech (in San Francisco) celebrated the 60th anniversary of the discovery of DNA
holy heck this is brilliant!
the science is strong in this one
For people who don’t have time to bathe or access to fresh water, a South African college student has a solution: a shower gel users simply rub onto their skin. One small packet replaces one bath, and users never need any water. Ludwick Marishane’s inspiration was a lazy friend, but his invention will be a boon to people who live in areas where clean water is in short supply.
Image via Science History and Facts.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
And why hasn’t this blown up yet?
But what is his name?
It says it in the first fucking paragraph.
No, it’s not just you arguing with spell check. When Kathy worked as a Dept. of the Interior archaeologist—oops, archeologist—she always found it…
The more you know.