An insect like a wasp or a water strider can rest atop the water, held up by surface tension. This means that the cohesive force of the water molecules sticking to each other is stronger than the force of the bug being pushed down by gravity. This works because it spreads its weight out over a large surface area (like snowshoes). That creates a slight indentation in the top of the water, changing the direction that the light coming down is refracted and re-directing it slightly sideways (that’s where the bright halos around the dark areas come from). And what’s the absence of light?
“A father who lost his arm in an accident six years ago has been given a new lease of life by a hi-tech bionic hand which is so precise he can type again. Nigel Ackland, 53, has been fitted with the Terminator-like carbon fibre mechanical hand which he can control with movements in his upper arm.”
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Follow Your Dreams
Nature Will Overcome
The Tiger and the Gentleman
The Force Juicer
Dazed and Confused Bill Murray Edition
Calvin and Hobbes
Graffiti & Nature:
Good Vs. Evil
The Three Keys to Life
You Are Awesome
The Size of the Sign Doesn’t Matter
This site is simply genius. As you can see above, it takes lyrics from Kanye West songs and combines them with the appropriate still from a Wes Anderson movie, or, visible below, a line from a Wes Anderson movie combined with a still from a Kanye West music video; hence the name of the site, Kanye Wes. Now I’m not sure how many of you who visit my site both love Wes Anderson movies and appreciate Kanye West, but if you do, I assure you, this site is for you.
Here are a few more of my favorites:
Unscrew the bolts and lets run away together!