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Awesome Animation Imagines the Nightmare That’s Happening Around You When You Sleep

Awesome Animation Imagines the Nightmare That's Happening Around You When You Sleep

The scariest place to be when you’re a kid? Alone, at night, in your bed, right before you sleep. You just know right when you close your eyes, all the stuff of nightmares is going to come alive and scare any chance of sleep out of you. And it’s probably all true! Who knows what’s going on around you when you sleep. Andy Kennedy played on that fear by showing sleep disturbances from outside and within in his animated short Slow Wave.

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Amazing Photographs Capture the Microscopic Iridescence of Peacock Feathers

Male peacocks are justly admired for their brilliantly colored plumage. Canadian photographer Waldo Nell has captured the underlying microscopic structure behind those stunning hues in extraordinary detail in his latest photographic series.

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Mixing Paint Together Is Gorgeously Stimulating

Mixing Paint Together Is Gorgeously Stimulating

Put paint and oil and milk and soap together and what do you get? A lot of pretty. Thomas Blanchard continues his series
of mixing paint and shooting it up close to create worlds of emotion and beauty through color. What’s especially cool is how alive it all feels.

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6 Electric Car-Sharing Programs Better Than a Billion Teslas on the Road

Tesla is finally taking the wraps off the Model 3, its first mass-market electric vehicle priced at an affordable $35,000. The car is expected to push EVs into the mainstream and reduce carbon emissions around the world. The only downside? Many cities don’t have enough charging stations to support widespread adoption of such vehicles.

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What It’s Like to Fly Inside the Cockpit of an Airplane

What It's Like to Fly Inside the Cockpit of an Airplane

One of my earliest memories as a kid on an airplane is poking in to say hi to the pilots while flying. Obviously, that doesn’t happen anymore, so just sit in with them through this video to see what it’s like to be inside the cockpit of an Airbus A320 flying across Europe. The views are stunning and all that flying equipment looks so fun to press and prod.

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The FCC Just Approved Broadband Subsidies for Low-Income Americans and That’s Awesome

Millions of people are about to get online, thanks to a new FCC initiative that provides subsidies for low-income households. The agency just passed a plan to provide $9.25 a month to qualified families. For many, that’s the difference between internet access and living off the grid.

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