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Twitter Thread: Minerals That Look Like Food

The mineral world is vast and full of diverse colors, shapes and textures, and it just so happens that a few of them end up looking like desserts, meat and fried food. It's uncanny how something that could look so much like a nice piece of food could literally break all your teeth. There's tons of things that look like tasty food but aren't. 

Twitter thread about minerals that look like food.
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Sixteen Prehistoric Memes That Are Older Than Your Mom

Everyone loves cute animal memes, but today we decided to show the extinct animals some love. So whether you're a nerd for evolutionary biology, or you just thinks dinosaurs are cool as hell, we think you'll enjoy these memes as much as we do. Darwin would be proud. 

Check out this gallery of strictly dinosaur memes while you're at it!

Funny memes about prehistoric animals, evolution | kids these days care too much about tik tok and not enough about tiktaalik Devonian era half-fish half-tetrapod transitioned vertebrates ocean land. | Nobody: Life as soon as Cambrian starts: made with mematic explosion
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Devastating Times Knowledge Was Dropped On Ignorant People

According to our timelines, pretty much everyone is a medical expert or scientist these days. These "experts" throw around knowledge that is factually untrue and sometimes even downright dangerous. And it's extremely satisfying when these wannabe Einsteins get schooled by actual professionals on social media. This gallery is full of that delicious dunking. We hope these numbskulls learned their lessons and maybe even starting cracking some actual books.

funny times stupid people got school by science | Matihew Wilox DEAR ATHEISTS is cavemen survived asteroid but dinosaurs didn't? Mara Bangs Trick keep safe distance dinosaurs about 65 million years or so seemed do trick | B.o.B Follow @bobati cities background are approx. 16miles apart where is curve please explain this murderedbywords With circumference 24901 miles are looking at curvature around .2 degrees, or little more than 10 feet at 16 miles away. May say curvature is still significantly
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Scientists Have Created the World's First Non-Cuttable Material

When we think of the world's "hardest" materials, usually diamonds come to mind. However, Diamonds themselves can be cut by a select few materials, including other diamonds. What if you couldn't cut through though. What if scientists had figured out how to create a material you literally cannot cut through. Enter Proteus

This recently revealed material, inspired by natural materials that mimic incredible natural durability, was tested using a variety of cutting methods, all of which failed. The world's first uncuttable material has arrived.

Researchers develop the world's first non-cuttable material, able to withstand and blunt some of the strongest cutting materials and methods available today. The cover photo is of a test trying and failing to cut through a piece of Proteus with an industrial angle grinder, which fails and is not only blunted, but the blade is completely stopped by the friction of the internal makeup of the material
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Scientists Installed a Tiny Wireless Go-Pro Camera On The Back Of a Beetle

Have you ever wondered how the world looks like from the view of a tiny insect as a beetle?

Well, the researchers at the University of Washington are giving us all a chance for a fascinating ant-man view by successfully installing a tiny wireless camera on the back of a beetle, while paving the way for miniature robots.

The scientists published their research on July 15 in Science Robotics and are planning on at attaching the cameras to moths and spiders in the future.  


Scientists Installed a Tiny Wireless Go-Pro Camera On The Back Of a Beetle
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Tumblr Thread: The Cold-Blooded Freak Devil Cave Goat

Tumblr looked at this evolutionary dead-end of a forward-eye-facing cold-blooded cave goat and decided: "good." Sometimes tumblr gets ahold of some biology or history knowledge and extrapolates the ever-loving reality out of it like when they went full mythological science on dragon evolution. For another interesting learning experience here's Tumblr's thread on Kudzu, the monster plant waging war with everything.

Tumblr thread on strange cold-blooded cave goat | RE tilthat Follow TIL cave goat went extinct approx. 5,000 years ago is first known mammal have become cold-blooded. Their bone growth rate is unlike any other mammal, and more similar crocodiles showing slow and adaptive rates environmental temperature. via http ift.tt/2vtQOYg r-evolution-aries Follow goat's binomial name is Myotragus balearicus kind an oddball lot other ways, too, an example being had forward-facing eyes, giving stereoscopic vi
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Seventeen Dank Science Memes For Smarties And Brainiacs

Any science enthusiast will likely find some amusement out of these memes. Whether you're a field researcher, a college student, or just a layperson who likes to nerd out over this stuff, there's something in here for you. Now go check out some physics-specific memes if you want more nerdy material!

Funny dank memes about science | animal's skeleton looks like scientists would recreate animal animal cute bunny | use centrifugal force instead inertia motion extract last dew drops shampoo at bottom bottle EBC know something scientist myself Spider Man Norman Osborn Willem Dafoe
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Smarty Pants Physics Memes For Smarty Pants People

We're not going to even pretend to have physics knowledge beyond what we "learned" in high school. But we know some of you have bigger and more efficient brains than ours. These memes might appeal to you.

Funny memes about science, physics memes, nerdy memes, educational memes, intellectual memes | Physicists Check convergence issues before using Taylor Series OR draw 25 UNO imgflip.com reddit | Air resistance exists* Physics gonna pretend didn't see .
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Educational Roundup Of Memes For The Socially Distant Student

Not a soul knows when schools will operate in-person again, so we thought we'd deliver you the next best thing to real education: educational memes. Okay, so admittedly they won't come anywhere close to the school experience, but at least they're more entertaining than school? Sure, we'll go with that.

Funny educational memes about history, science, and math | Native Americans: Can just let us live on our ancestral land own? America: OK OKLAHOMA IS HOME NOW unsheathing sword | people giving plants and animals credit fungi fungi doing everything fungi literally being foundation all life on earth
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Science Memes For People With Big Brains

We share a lot of memes on this site, and while some of them tackle philosophy, literature and art, there's not much representation of the right brain. These science memes are intended to change that. They feature a healthy mix of very basic science references and shitposts, and some more intense material for the smart and driven people who were in STEM classes. They're no substitute for actually studying these big-brained subjects, but they might make you feel smarter.

Funny science memes, dank memes, chemistry, physics, biology | My concerned friend: Food won't fill void heart person science: acoreclim2099 | Joey's reaction Neurons generating action potentials all time Neurons trying understand action potential actually works
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When we saw the milk go on we thought it was just an extremely dumb joke, but nah, those toothpicks are doing some cool-ass physics junk.

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Here's a skilled craftsman showing a handy little trick to cutting string when there's no knife around. He makes it look way too easy. Depending on how soft your hands are this will probably go differently.

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Tumblr Thread: Scientific Language Is A Punny Goldmine

This fun Tumblr thread highlights how scientific language is way more punny than it gets proper credit for. Just think, if some of us had paid more attention in science classes growing up, we might've noticed all these gems. Fruity fly people sound like a whole lot of fun. 

Check out another fun thread from the brilliant minds of Tumblr that highlighted how Pokémon's probability system is madness.

Tumblr thread highlights how scientific language is full of hilarious puns | fuckingflying hate linguistic anthropology. Why? One most influential experiments linguistic anthropology involved teaching chimp asl. One most influential linguistics is named Noam Chomsky know chimp's name Nim Chimpsky. Fucking monkey pun. | There's group very important genes determine if body develops right shape/ organization they are called hedgehog genes, because fruit fly geneticists are all ridiculous different
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Watch The First Moments of NASA's Crew Dragon Spacecraft Launch

Don't have time to watch or fast-forward through 6 hours of filler coverage? We've grabbed the perfect shots from SpaceX and NASA's joint spacecraft launch of the Crew Dragon. This is the first commercial spacecraft in history to bring astronauts into space, and was designed by the tech giant Elon Musk with his SpaceX commercial space program. With the launch a complete success, and the window narrowing after inclement weather, the successful launch was a massive achievement for commercial space travel, and the potential is massive for scaling this to even greater heights. Next stop, Mars.

Launch highlights of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft as it carries two astronauts into space to the International Space Station as the first commercial spacecraft to bring astronauts into space. The cover gif is an immediate close up and then zoom out of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft launching and the thrust trail it leaves as it rockets into the atmosphere and into space.
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Take a Tour of SpaceX's Crew Dragon Spacecraft

As Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley hurtle into space on the first commercial aircraft designed and now used for spaceflight to transport astronauts, you have to wonder what it looks like. Not just space, that is incredible enough. But the SpaceX Crew Dragon  is truly an amazing spectacle. From the mind of Elon Musk, this spacecraft is unlike anything we've ever seen. So take a look around at the inner workings of this incredible space craft. Maybe you'll be on board one day.

If you're looking for even more satisfying science gifs, check out these amazing hydraulic press gifs that will have you in your happy place in no time.

A look at the Crew Dragon inside and in depth. The cover gif is of the futuristic seats on board the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft
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