“If these beaches eventually disappear, the images will be evidence of the Adriatic beach culture in Italy”
“Our fundamental starting point is that the temptation and pleasure of sweet, fatty, or salty foods arise actively within the brain, not just passively from physical properties of foods themselves.
‘Wanting’ and ‘liking’ reactions are actively generated by neural systems that paint the desire or pleasure onto the sensation—as a sort of gloss painted on the sight, smell or taste.”
In year three of a punishing drought, the terrible question arises: What if it just never rains again?
via The Dry Land.
DDO 68, captured here by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, was one of the best candidates so far discovered for a newly-formed galaxy in our cosmic neighbourhood.
The galaxy lies around 39 million light-years away from us; although this distance may seem huge, it is in fact roughly 50 times closer than the usual distances to such galaxies, which are on the order of several billions of light years.
The findings show that heavy hydrogen levels on Earth are higher than they would have been in the protoplanetary disk.
That means that some of our water must predate the sun, when heavy hydrogen was in abundance.
The series was first exhibited at the Museum of London four years ago.
The human race would peak in the year 3000 – before a decline due to dependence on technology.