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January 7, 2017

Life imitates art: Mechanical gears in jumping insects

From Cambridge University: "Previously believed to be only man-made, a natural example of a functioning gear mechanism functioning gear mechanism has been discovered in a common insect — showing that evolution developed interlocking cogs long before we did."

Read the paper — published in Science — here.

January 7, 2017 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Finnish Eye Stones

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From the website:

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Made from Finnish bedrock over two billion years old, these stone disks bring tired eyes relief from long hours at the computer, puffiness after a long night, or itchiness due to seasonal allergies.

Chill them in the refrigerator and apply on or under your eyes for a spa treatment at home.

Features and Details:

• Wash with normal household detergents

• Made in Finland

• 1.75"Ø.

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$20.

January 7, 2017 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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