odditiesoflife:

10 of the Most Scenic Roads in the World

  1. Highway 1, Big Sur, California
  2. Guoliang Tunnel Road, China
  3. Stelvio Pass, Central Eastern Alps, Italy
  4. The Atlantic Road, Norway
  5. Road Transfagaras, Romania
  6. Chapman's Peak Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
  7. Glacier National Park in Montana, US
  8. Tianmen Mountain Road, Hunan, China
  9. Seven Mile Bridge, Keys, Florida
  10. Dades Gorge, High Atlas, Morocco

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infamousgod:


Cliffs by Francesco Alamia
“Humanity seems to have a bright future, i.e., a non-trivial chance of expanding to fill the universe with lasting life. But the fact that space near us seems dead now tells us that any given piece of dead matter faces an astronomically low chance of begating such a future. There thus exists a great filter between death and expanding lasting life, and humanity faces the ominous question: how far along this filter are we?”

Abandoned skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela, has hundreds to thousands of people living in the incomplete structure

rhamphotheca:

Pangolins

The eight species of pangolins, which are found only in Asia and Africa, can use their powerful tails as effective weapons in defense, but they can also curl their well-armored bodies into a thoroughly protected ball…

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