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Earlier, I blogged about one of my flash diffusers , and about how most flash macro photography is improved by softening the flash's harsh artificial light.
[Treebeard addresses the other Ents assembled in the forest]: "We come from that line of Ents who broke from Sauron to live their own lives as free trees.
[Treebeard addresses the other Ents assembled in the forest]: "We come from that line of Ents who broke from Sauron to live their own lives as free trees...
As time goes on and as I had expected might be the case, the Bush-crows continue to surprise and perplex me both in their character and peculiarity. This is hardly surprising, however, considering the historic and still very current confusions surrounding the species...
This week I had a fascinating discussion on BBC Radio 4 with Dr Geordie Rose, the CTO of DWave, triggered by the news that NASA and Google are investing in DWave’s “quantum computer”.
The word rational is widely misused. Scientists often apply it unnaturally, in ways that conflict with our biology. Nobel laureates Daniel Kahneman and Gary Becker, and their respective schools of thought, are on opposite sides of this breach with our nature...
Links for the top 5 stories:Why Barns Are RedLight Pollution Gets CrowdedAn X-Classy 'Af-flare'Moon and Earth Share Common Water SourceAncient Underground OasisSpace Oddity...
Protecting South America’s Crown of Biodiversity by Anne-Marie Hodge: Visiting a rainforest can be an exercise in challenged expectations.
As Gwenn Seemel points out in her richly illustrated book, Crime Against Nature , the non-human animal kingdom is chock-full of examples that challenge many of our deeply held beliefs about what is "natural" behavior in everything from sexual preference to lifestyle choices to gender roles and even gender identity...
AW –You mention two practices that are widespread today but might be viewed as morally offensive in the future: boxing and ageism. I want to think about another one: our treatment of the environment...
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