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"Look again at that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known.” - Carl Sagan Artwork: 'Person Planet' by Alex Grey
The mantis shrimp has a bewildering abundance of color receptors - 12 compared to 3 in humans. The eyes also move and perceive depth independently of each other, and can see infrared and ultraviolet light. More on the world of eyes 👀http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2016/02/evolution-of-eyes-text?utm_source=NatGeocom&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=inside_20160204_0204_NA_A&utm_campaign=Content&utm_rd=3214107
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“Man and Woman” is a 8 meter (26 foot) tall moving steel sculptor by Georgian sculpture Tamara Kvesitadze. Located in the seaside city of Batumi, Georgia, the two figures represent a Muslim boy, Ali, and a Georgian princess, Nino, from a famous 1937 novel by Azerbaijani author Kurban Said. The tragi…
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