Rare Viking ship burial found in Norway

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Even if humans curbed destructive actions within next 50 years, it would take between five to seven million years for mammal biodiversity to fully recover

via Even if humans curbed destructive actions within next 50 years, it would take between five to seven million years for mammal biodiversity to fully recover

Newfound Object May Be a Giant, Newborn Exoplanet (Photos)

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It’s a Beautiful Baby Exoplanet! Historic Photo Is 1st View of Alien World Being Born

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Record Breaker: 4 Huge Alien Planets Spotted Around Baby Star

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A Blue-Velvet Universe: Very Large Telescope Captures Invisible Glow of Deep Space

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These Photos of Asteroid Ryugu from the Successful MASCOT Landing Are Amazing

Source: These Photos of Asteroid Ryugu from the Successful MASCOT Landing Are Amazing

Art Sunday #195: Prudence Heward – Apple Tree

Random Writings on the Bathroom Wall

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The painter Prudence Heward was one of a small group of women artists who were active in Montreal between the wars. Although she also produced landscapes and still lifes, she was primarily known for her figure painting. Her portraits of physically robust but psychologically complex women challenged conventional representations of passivity; her women, always set in the landscape, appear independent and brooding, at times defiant.

Heward’s works were selected for numerous international exhibitions, including the British Empire Exhibition, London, 1925, and the Exposition d’art canadien, Paris, 1927.She was invited to exhibit her work with the Group of Seven in 1928 and again in 1931, and held her first solo exhibition in 1932 at the Scott Galleries, Montreal. The National Gallery of Canada held a memorial exhibition in 1948, the year following her death. Heward was associated with the Beaver Hall Group; she was a founding member of the Canadian Group…

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Scientists analyzed DNA samples from 141,431 pregnant Chinese women, or roughly 1/10,000 of the country’s population

via Scientists analyzed DNA samples from 141,431 pregnant Chinese women, or roughly 1/10,000 of the country’s population

Failures And Faith

The Silent Imprint

Give your best, and there’s nothing in this world that can stop you from achieving what you truly desire. Grown up listening and believing to this thought, sometimes we forget the play of uncontrollable factors like time, destiny or the alike. And when even our constant and honest efforts do not transform into desired results, we question the validity of everything around. If it is just luck, or indeed there exist rewards for true determination and hardwork.

Failures, momentary or chronic, start to rupture our faith in our own efforts. Self-belief and self-esteem start to become luxuries that only successful ones can be privileged with. But that’s where we need to stand back up, that’s where our real strength and faith are tested. Because no matter who we are and however we’re destined to be, our efforts can never go in vain. Somewhere, sometime, things will change. They have to…

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