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Iapetus. Referred to as "Japetus" in the novel 2001:A Space Odyssey where it was a described as a cosmic heliograph flashing at Earth for 300 years. The second monolith, or star gate, was located at the centre of the white hemisphere.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the year 2013: space

"NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have probed the stormy atmosphere of a brown dwarf named 2MASSJ22282889-431026." Picture: NASA/REX

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Strange Deep Water Creatures | ... Caught at 500m was this deep-sea anglerfish, also known as a seatoad

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Puzzlewood is an ancient woodland site, near Coleford in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

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Maintaining cabinets of curiosities evolved during the Renaissance-Baroque period. In these collectors’ rooms precious artworks (artificialia), rare phenomena of nature (naturalia), scientific instruments (scientifica), objects from strange worlds (exotica), and inexplicable items (mirabilia) were preserved. They reflected the standard of knowledge and view of the world at that time.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Blobfish: world's most 'miserable looking' marine animal facing exinction

Ever wonder what happened to Ziggy? "Blobfish: world's most 'miserable looking' marine animal facing extinction.Lives in waters off the South East Coast of Australia."

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Cody William Smith, A Moment’s Reflection, shows the varying landscapes in the world, through use of mirrors, and their main thing in common is how all land is shaped by the elements.

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Christiano Tekirdali for 125 magazine #photography

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from Mail Online

China's Atlantis: How the Lion City was purposely-flooded to make way for a power station but remains completely intact 130ft underwater after 50 years

15 of the World's Most Strange Abandoned Places - Underwater City in Shicheng, China

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