What We Love This Week, Volume LXXI

Indonesia Village Boy Bird

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Photographer Herman Damar Highlights Everyday Life In Indonesian Villages

Indonesia Village Learning

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Taking his camera to villages just outside of Jakarta, Indonesia, photographer Herman Damar reveals a world unbeknownst to many of us. Children splash about the water, playing with each other in ways that, according to Damar, are “unspoiled” by technology. Most of the photos are organic, but on occasion Damar would ask the subjects to pose a certain way. For more glimpses into this “other world”, be sure to visit Bored Panda.

Indonesia Village Fishing

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Poplar Trees Light Up Northern Oregon

Poplar Trees Northern Oregon

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Growing quickly and dying relatively young, the poplar tree is the James Dean of trees. What’s with the name? Back in Roman times, the trees were frequently planted around public–or popular–meeting places, giving rise to its scientific genus name of Populus.

5 Reasons Maria Mitchell Was A Total Bad Ass

Maria Mitchell

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“We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but is somewhat beauty and poetry.” -Maria Mitchell

She was America’s first recognized female astronomer

Maria Mitchell Comet

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Maria Mitchell is best known for her discovery of “Miss Mitchell’s Comet” in 1847. She was twenty-nine at the time, but that wasn’t her first contribution to the astronomical community.

Maria Mitchell Annular Eclipse

When we were learning one-variable equations, Maria Mitchell was calculating the exact times that an annular eclipse would occur. Source: Blogspot

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Los Angeles As Seen From Above

According to videographer Chris P Zero, the best way to view the city of Angels is from their resting spot — the sky. This fantastic video took approximately two years to create, with the selected clips only constituting a fraction of what he captured during production. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!