This is a series of photographs of Lake Retba in Senegal. It's pink. The lake has an unusually high salt concentration (like the Dead Sea), in which Dunaliella salina micro-algae thrive, giving it its pink hue. Neato. You know what would be even cooler though? If the Lost City of Atlantis really existed. Think about it -- you damn well KNOW we'd have hoverboards and time machines by now.
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Thanks to bb, who's a pink lady herself. Me? I'm a dainty lady. *spins in dress, realizes I'm not wearing underwear but AM wearing a strap-on dildo backwards from when I was pretending to be an alien earlier*
This is the Chemistree, an unorthodox Christmas tree made out of chemistry lab equipment and a bunch of different magic potions. "Those aren't magic potions." Oh I'm sorry, did you take the picture? "Well, no." So you have no way of knowing what they are, do you? "And neit... / Continue →
This is Venus, a three year old chimera cat. WTF is a chimera cat? CUTE AS A BUTTON.
Chimera cat is one individual organism, but genetically its own fraternal twin. A chimera is typically formed from four parent cells (either two fertilized eggs, or two early embryos that ha... / Continue →
This is a picture of the shadow cast by a single atom, captured by scientists for the first time. How did they do it? Science. Ooooooooor drew straws and the shortest had to sell their soul to the devil. Not worth it, bro!
To get this to work, an atom of Ytterbium was cool... / Continue →