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joshpeck:

thesylverlining:

what happened in roughly 1870 though
why was there temporary internet
with a few people searching for pokemon?

joshpeck:

thesylverlining:

what happened in roughly 1870 though

why was there temporary internet

with a few people searching for pokemon?

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xysciences:

A picture of a molecule. 
Each line is a bond created by atoms, each corner of the hexagons are carbon atoms. 
[Click for more interesting science facts and gifs]

xysciences:

A picture of a molecule. 

Each line is a bond created by atoms, each corner of the hexagons are carbon atoms. 

[Click for more interesting science facts and gifs]

unskinny:

I hope Miss Claudette is okay.

ryansgayliner:

the thrilling saga in which Panic! owns the fuck out of WBC

mirndr:

"Mistaken For Strangers - The Play" - on Funny or Die 

jtotheizzoe:

skunkbear:

The recent release of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" reminded me of one of my favorite ape vs. man films – this 1932 video that shows a baby chimpanzee and a baby human undergoing the same basic psychological tests.

Its gets weirder – the human baby (Donald) and the chimpanzee baby (Gua) were both raised as humans by their biological/adopted father Winthrop Niles Kellogg.  Kellogg was a comparative psychologist fascinated by the interplay between nature and nurture, and he devised a fascinating (and questionably ethical) experiment to study it:

Suppose an anthropoid were taken into a typical human family at the day of birth and reared as a child. Suppose he were fed upon a bottle, clothed, washed, bathed, fondled, and given a characteristically human environment; that he were spoken to like the human infant from the moment of parturition; that he had an adopted human mother and an adopted human father.

First, Kellogg had to convince his pregnant wife he wasn’t crazy:

 …the enthusiasm of one of us met with so much resistance from the other that it appeared likely we could never come to an agreement upon whether or not we should even attempt such an undertaking.

She apparently gave in, because Donald and Gua were raised, for nine months, as brother and sister. Much like Caesar in the “Planet of the Apes” movies, Gua developed faster than her “brother,” and often outperformed him in tasks. But she soon hit a cognitive wall, and the experiment came to an end. (Probably for the best, as Donald had begun to speak chimpanzee.)

You can read more about Kellogg’s experiment, its legacy, and public reaction to it here.

This is the most adorable experiment that has ever been done.

joshuaglover:

I’m done

happyjarcomic:

(via Happy Jar - Mind Reader II)

thefrogman:

Lunar Baboon [website | twitter]

[h/t: pleatedjeans]

tamburina:

Vincent Van Gogh, Skull, 1887 - 1888

tamburina:

Vincent Van Gogh, Skull, 1887 - 1888