The 2015 EGU Photo Contest Winners Convey Earth’s Beauty

EGU Photo Contest Heiturpottur

“Heiturpottur” by Morgan Jones. Source: GeoLog

Three winners from the 2015 European Geosciences Union (EGU) Photo Contest have finally been announced after a week of voting. “Heiturpottur,” captured by Morgan Jones, and “The late Holocene fever” by Christian Massari both stood out as clear winners. This year entrants submitted more than 200 photos to the EGU Photo Contest, covering a variety of geo-scientific topics.

Iceberg Calving

“The late Holocene fever” by Christian Massari. Source: GeoLog

Badlands National Park

“A voyage through scales” by Iain Willis. Source: GeoLog


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For Those With HPPD, The Acid Trip Never Ends

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For anyone experimenting with mind-altering drugs, the prospect of having a “bad trip” is a rather unsettling one. But what if the trip never ends? What happens when drugs are taken and the drugs have metabolized fully from your system, but the effects don’t dissipate? What would it be like to never stop tripping?

For sufferers of Hallucinogen persisting perception disorder (HPPD), that’s a question they don’t have to ask themselves, because they live it every day.

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99 Fun Facts That Are Perfect For Trivia Night

From history to science to the hilariously bizarre past profession of Danny Devito, enjoy these fun facts that will have you destroying your trivia competition in no time:

Thank you to Mental Floss, r/TodayILearned, and Today I Found Out for inspiration and information for this post.

Enjoy our collection of fun facts? Then be sure to check out All That Is Interesting’s other posts on amazing facts and space facts that prove Earth is boring!

Meet Ceres, The Dwarf Planet With Giant Surprises

Meet the dwarf planet, Ceres. Its categorization has less to do with Snow White’s tiny friends and more with its gravitational impact on surrounding celestial bodies. This means that Ceres has the mass of a planet, but it hasn’t become gravitationally dominant. Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, which lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

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