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Dragon Curve

Beautiful Dragon Curves, Fractals and Jurassic Park. Featuring Rob Eastaway.

The Bedrock Beneath

Our understanding of what lies beneath the world’s biggest ice sheet has taken another leap forward. In this video we strip away Antarctic ice to reveal a new, and much more detailed map of the bedrock below. This map, called Bedmap2, was compiled by the British Antarctic Survey and incorporates millions of new measurements, including substantial data sets from NASA’s ICESat satellite and an airborne mission called Operation IceBridge.

Origins of common User Interface Symbols (11 pictures)

Some of you may already know where the @ symbol came from, but what about every other strange glyph that appears across our gadgets and user interfaces? While we may have learned to identify the power symbol or the Bluetooth designator, who knows how these symbols were generated in the first place?