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FULL METAL ASTEROID  Long ago, molten iron could have erupted from the metal asteroid Psyche (illustrated in cross section) in a process dubbed ferrovolcanism, new studies suggest.

Metal asteroids may have once had iron-spewing volcanoes

An upcoming NASA mission could look for signs of past ‘ferrovolcanism’ on asteroid Psyche

by Lisa Grossman 1:23PM, April 3, 2019

Imagine a metal asteroid spewing molten iron, and you’ve got the gist of ferrovolcanism — a new type of planetary activity proposed recently by two research teams.

When NASA launches a probe to a metal asteroid called Psyche in 2022, planetary scientists will be able to search for signs of such volcanic activity in the object’s past. The new research “is the first time anyone has worked out what volcanism is likely to look like on these asteroids,” says planetary scientist Jacob Abrahams of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Metal asteroids are thought to be the exposed iron-rich cores of planetesimals that suffered a catastrophic collision as the solar system was developing, before they could grow into full-sized planets. The naked core would have been exposed to cold space while still molten. And it would have cooled and solidified from the outside in, forming a solid iron crust that would be denser than the underlying molten iron, say Abrahams and planetary scientist Francis Nimmo, also of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

That kind of density mismatch is… Read the rest!

Whoa, just think… volcanoes… and nothin’ but volcanoes!




Gabriel N. U. @SerpenIllus 12:15 PM – 3 Apr 2019

Slowly working on some newer recons of large Cretaceous theropods, because these are always good to have handy.

#paleoart #sciart #dinosaurs WIP

Beautiful work.



gus grissom

David Blanchflower BSc @DavidBflower 1:36 AM – 3 Apr 2019

It’s 3 April. On this day in 1926 Virgil “Gus” Grissom was born. One of the original NASA Mercury Seven astronauts. Flew on Mercury Redstone-4 (Liberty Bell 7) and Gemini 3 (Molly Brown). NASA picture.

Gus will always be a Hero. This is late, sorry, it has been bonkers around here.



Yi qi

Yi qi
By Emily Willoughby
May 2015

Medium: Gouache & digital composite
Time taken: 20 hours
Published in: Wikipedia
High resolution: Purchase print

2-day gouache painting of Yi qi, the bizarre new membrane-winged scansoriopterygid. I wanted to see what the membrane would look like attaching further down on the body than in nearly every depiction I’ve seen so far, which show it attaching on the flank or at the armpit. I can’t get behind a leg-attachment point for this critter; it makes more sense to me that a long-legged animal would want its legs free and flexible. If a sprawling mobile hip-joint can be established for scansors, I’d potentially change my stance on that. Anyway, here’s a semi-new interpretation amidst a flood of recent restorations.

I’m definitely not convinced of powered flight for this critter, so here it is in an extended leap onto a log in pursuit of a Tiaojishan archisargid fly, Calosarugus.

Ooh arr, mateys, I love this!

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The History of Speculative Zoology – Part 2

Ben G Thomas
Published on Mar 31, 2019

In this second part we look at more speculative projects such as The New Dinosaurs, Man After Man, The Future is Wild, Primeval, and more.

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Just as I suspected it would be… Part 2 is just as fine a piece as Part 1! And now the final Part 3!



katy elizabeth

Full-time cryptozoologist Katy Elizabeth.

Lake Monster field researcher on America’s Loch Ness (Lake Champlain), Author, Adventurer. Founder,CEO,& President at Champ Search



Angel Band

Old And In The Way – Topic
Published on Nov 7, 2014

Provided to YouTube by Entertainment One Distribution US

Angel Band · Old & In The Way That High Lonesome Sound

℗ Acoustic Disc Released on: 1996-02-19

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I had been unaware of this record. Shocking! I need to get it post haste!

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Published on Feb 1, 2014

Filmed at Callahan’s Music Hall in HD. Samantha Fish-guitar, vocals; Scott Sutherland-bass guitar; Go-Go Ray, drums

Oooh Sweet Sammie with her pure Blues band…the best!

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Maserati MC12 GT1 Centenario – Accelerations, Fly Bys & V12 Sound!

Published on Mar 30, 2019

The MC12 Goodwood Cent 100 is a special one-off built by Maserati in 2014 to celebrate their centenary at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and using a spare chassis that was still in the factory (around 95% of the parts are “new”). Obviously the special paintjob is what makes the car unique which is decorated by artistic paintings of Maserati’s motorsport glories: Stirling Moss in a 250F, the MC12 FIA GT cars and even an outline of the Goodwood hillclimb route feature. It also has its distinctive silver-and-black Festival of Speed race number painted on, rather than the usual adhesive decal.

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Regulars will know of my love for Maseratis. This video will help you understand why!

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Old & In The Way – Midnight Moonlight

Published on Dec 27, 2014

…da “Live At The Boarding House”, 01.10.1973… -uploaded in HD at www.TunesToTube.com

One of the most excellent songs ever written in the History of Songs… by the best gol dang band in the History of Bands!

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Old & In The Way – Land of the Navajo (unreleased)

Published on Dec 27, 2014

…da “Live At The Boarding House”, 01.10.1973… -uploaded in HD at www.TunesToTube.com

Oh wow, man… a wonderfully wonderful live recording!

=He swoons=

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Old & In The Way – Catfish John – Live 11.4.1973

Jimmie B
Published on Sep 12, 2011

Old & In The Way California State College Sonoma – Cotati, CA November 4, 1973 Unreleased Soundboard

Live! God, how I wish I could have seen them live. These are my Gods, you need to understand that. GODS!

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I Ain’t Broke, But I’m Badly Bent

Published on Nov 17, 2009

Old and in the Way, That High Lonesome Sound — visit www.epochtrilogy.com — visit matters-of-the-day.blogspot.com

I love this. These men. This band. This song. The guy doing the recording. The deck he used. Everything about it.

With every cell in my body!

The best bluegrass band in History.

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Tayla Lynn (Loretta Lynn’s granddaughter) covering Loretta’s “Honky Tonk Girl”

Published on Oct 12, 2017

At a special program for the Loretta Lynn exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame with members of Loretta’s family, including sisters, daughter, and 2 granddaughters. August 26, 2017

Mighty fine when the littluns take on the magic for themselves… Too short, this vid!

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Mean Mary on fast banjo – Iron Horse

Mean Mary
Published on Jul 12, 2013

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Artist: Mean Mary
Song: Iron Horse
Album: Year of the Sparrow

Mean Mary’s IMA Vox Populi winning banjo song, Iron Horse. Winner for best Americana Song. meanmary.com

Oh Good Christ I am IN LOVE!

With her, her playing and the film, as well!

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puss moth larva

The Strand Magazine, 1909. Courtesy of @ForteanLondon

Oh, how I am loving this illo!

This is an incredibly good tale… look at the size of that thing!

Simply Superb!



But first a nice pic, eh!

samantha fish


Samantha Fish – “No Angels”

Published on Nov 27, 2018

Samantha Fish performing “No Angels” Live in Studio B Recorded May 11th, 2018

HOST: Roland Dierauf ENGINEER: Sean Rubin CAMERA AND EDITING: Steven Bohn


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Sweet. But I really miss our Sammi’s true Blues start. So complex now with all those instruments added in. But this is smooth, so, yeah.

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CARL SAGAN – A Way of Thinking

Inspiration Journey
Published on Jul 16, 2014

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“Science is more than a body of knowledge, it’s a way of thinking.” Carl Sagan

Music: Michael Nyman – Second Morrow, The Other Side & The Arrival

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Caption author (Vietnamese) Nguyen Tran Nhat Duc
Caption author (Arabic) Hadi Abedah
Caption author (French) Ludovic Benistant
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My Hero.

A wise man. A giant among men.

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