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November 10, 2018

The oldest figurative painting in the world

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The drawing at lower left in the picture above is the oldest known figure made by humans.

It may represent a type of wild cattle, say the scientists who discovered it in a cave in Borneo.

Archaeologist Maxime Aubert and his colleagues say it appears to be a large hoofed mammal with a spear shaft sticking out of its flank.

Another view:

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They estimate it was made between 40,000 and 52,000 years ago.

[via the New York Times]

November 10, 2018 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

25 of the strangest collections on the web

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Res ipsa loquitur.

There's never been a better time than right now to begin your navel fluff collection.

Fair warning: there goes the day.

November 10, 2018 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

First 8K Ultra HD Video From Space

Shot on November 2, 2018 aboard the International Space Station by astronauts Alexander Gerst, Serena Auñón-Chancellor, Ricky Arnold, and Drew Feustel.

Now all I need is an 8K TV.

Real soon now — not.

November 10, 2018 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Mirror Bookmark

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From the website:

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A reflective bookmark originally designed as a palindrome machine.

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The size of a standard bookmark, its polished mirror surface reflects text and generates palindromic phrases while saving your page.

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• 6.2" x1.2" x0.02"

• Stainless steel

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$10.

November 10, 2018 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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