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Postage stamps from Uranus, Venus, and Pluto

This are from a set of Canadian Cinderella Stamps.

From Wackystuff.

History of the bicycle in Chinese Matchbox labels.


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From Wackystuff

Bird art made from maps.


(Click on images for larger version – recommended for proper effect)

By Jason LaFerrera.

Welcome Image Awards 2012: Isn’t this moth beautiful?

Definitely worth taking a look. The one below is my favourite.

“This false-coloured scanning electron micrograph shows a moth fly (Psychodidae), also known as a drain fly. As its name suggests, the fly’s larvae commonly live and grow in domestic drains; the adult fly emerges near sinks, baths and lavatories. The moth flies’ bodies and wings are covered in hairs, which gives them a ‘fuzzy’, moth-like appearance. The fly is 4-5 mm long, and each eye is approximately 100 microns wide.”

By Kevin MacKenzie.

Coral Reef Deck for Phylomon Project now available as a free pdf download.

Sponsored by the fine folks over at the World Science Festival, I must say that this deck looks awesome! Go here for details on the deck (with links to the printable deck pdf), and also keep an eye out for the print-version Beaty Museum Deck which should soon be coming out in the next few months.

(And, if you’re in Vancouver, come out to a Phylo art exhibit and “learn to play” event at the HIVEfacebook page).

For now, check out some of the art for the Coral Deck cards below:

Art above by Joe Kloc, Emilie Clark, and Nadir Balan. From the Phylo Project.

You know that’s not how genetics works, right?

I wish I had this comic for my genomics 101 workshop!

By Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.

Batman physics (although without friction coefficients).

By Shahed Syed.

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