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The Three Graces - daughters of Zeus. Aglaia (Brightness) symbolised by brightly coloured buttrtflies, Euphrosyne (Joyfulness) symbolised by the joyful sound of birdsong and Thalia (Bloom) symbolised by a headdress of flowers. I <3 this painting.

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The noble gases are one of the better known groups of elements in the Periodic Table, and whilst some of their applications are obvious, such as the use of helium in balloons, others, such as the use of xenon in medical imaging and as a neuroprotector, or the use of helium as a carrier gas in gas chromatography, are a little more obscure

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European Badger at the British Wildlife Centre by Sophie L. Miller, via Flickr MY FAVOURITE BOOK AS A CHILD WAS WIND IN THE WILLOWS. THIS WAS MY FIRST INTRODUCTION TO THE NOBLE BADGER! I WOULD LOVE TO MEET ONE!

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Paper Towns by John Green--Another must read by John Green! A great story for teens who are trying to find themselves, or at least that's what I took away from it. See www.johngreenbooks.com to get more info!

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