In a move that is sure to separate the vampire community right down the middle, researchers at the University of Edinburgh have successfully made oxygen-carrying red blood cells. This is really great. Keith Richards can have as many as he wants, now. In movies, forget corn syrup! Why not get the real thing? And like I said: vampires will now be faced with a moral dilemma. My guess is them sticking with a live human neck.
A scientist has confirmed the occurrence of a mythical phenomenon, called tertiary rainbows – three rainbows arcing through the sky at once – with real photographs of the events.
Few people have ever claimed having seen the rare phenomena.
In fact, scientific reports of these phenomena, were so rare—only five in 250 years—that until now many scientists believed sightings were as fanciful as Leprechaun’s gold at a rainbow’s end.
These legendary optical rarities, caused by three reflections of each light ray within a raindrop, have finally been confirmed, thanks to photographic perseverance and a new meteorological model that provides the scientific underpinnings to find them.
In addition to the confirmed photo of a tertiary rainbow, the optical treasure hunt went one step further, as revealed in another photo that shows the shimmering trace of a fourth (quaternary) rainbow.
Michael Grossman and Michael Theusner have snapped photos of tertiary rainbows since last year. Continue reading
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Yeah, yeah, I know, that whole “Macs don’t get viruses” story is total crap, but the joke is still cute, so please refrain from starting a flame war in the comments, thank you!