Films by Guillermo del Toro are always worth watching because they’re set in imaginative worlds filled with monsters and creatures and apparently, drenched in color. Quentin Dumas stitched this video together to show how del Toro uses red, blue and yellow tones (and sometimes all of them) to paint his films in order to evoke specific emotions.
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Scientists have long known that the female pelvis widens and shrinks throughout a woman’s lifetime — and now, an animated model details exactly how.
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You probably think the US government needs a warrant if they want to dig through your old emails, texts, and instant messages, right? Well, you’re wrong! That may change soon with the Email Privacy Act, which is set to go up for a vote in the House tomorrow with overwhelming support blowing at its back.
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E. coli, salmonella, and staph are the names Americans fear when it comes to nasty foodborne illnesses. Yet it’s norovirus that is, far and away, the most common cause of food poisoning in the US. So why aren’t Americans more afraid of it?
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Does it come as any surprise that a portrait photographer’s hobby would still be photography? Given that Levon Biss didn’t have room for an entire portrait studio at home, he turned to shooting insects in his spare time. But his macro setup, and skills have resulted in some of the most spectacular insect portraits you’ll ever see.
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The high plains of eastern Colorado would seem an unlikely place to hear the roar of African lions, the growls of Kodiak bears, or the snarling of Bengal tigers. But a refuge in the small town of Keenesburg has brought together one of the largest and most unusual collections of wild predators anywhere in the country, possibly the world.
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