500 exoplanets to scale in a single image

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One day, rich people will visit these worlds! This spectacular poster is the work of Martin Vargic: buy prints at his site.

P.S. latest doppler inferences indicate that planets depicted with of earthlike oceans and atmospheres may contain enormous quantities of halite.

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Kickstarting an exciting feminist steampunk bicycle-racing novel


You may remember Elly Blue from Pedal Zombies, a kickstarted collection of feminist science fiction about zombies and bicycles. Now she's back with a new crowdfunding drive for a feminist steampunk cycling novel called The Velocipede Races. Read the rest

A 6-Piece Set for Photographers On The Go: 8X Telephoto, Fisheye, 60X Microscope & More

This Smartphone Photo Lens Kit arms you with six unique smartphone photography accessories, so you can take high-quality and well-composed photos of any subject from small insects to expansive landscapes.

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Muir Beach, October 11, 2015


As shot.

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Last Chance To Save 83% On A 2-Yr Subscription of Unlimited Icons From The Noun Project

Inspired by the universality of symbols, the founders of Noun Project began to collect thousands of hand-drawn icons. The concept has since transformed into a massive digital collection of 150,000+ unique icons that fuel the work of designers every day. Spend less time crafting icons and more time putting amazing designs out into the world with two years of Noun Project.

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'ExoMount Touch' Universal Car Mount: $20 With Free Shipping

You won’t need to think twice about going hands-free on the road with Exomount’s easy-to-use car mount. It mounts your smartphone so easily, you literally only need one hand to quickly secure your phone in the perfect position and get driving. Don’t risk a ticket, use the world’s best suction technology to effortlessly mount and unmount your phone on the go.

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The Fastest, Smartest Way to Charge All Your USB-Capable Devices at Once


It’s time for a power upgrade — throw out that tired-out power strip and swap in this family-size USB charger, packed with 6 high-speed ports. With a built-in control chip, Kinkoo optimizes each port to ensure the fastest charging possible for all your devices. The Kinkoo is made from high-grade and durable materials so you can rest assured it will continue to power your devices for years to come.

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Don't Let a Geo-Restriction Stand Between You & Your Favorite Show

Watching Netflix, Hulu or other streaming services can unfortunately be difficult while traveling outside the US. Rather than bypass these restrictions with the help of a complex and slow VPN, choose a faster and simpler solution with Getflix. Instead of rerouting all your Internet traffic through a different server, this handy service only routes the traffic needed so you can still enjoy top Internet speeds. Getflix unblocks more than 100 streaming channels around the world so you can watch movies, TV, sports, and more wherever life may take you.

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Save 89% On 5,350+ Cutting-Edge Videos & eBooks on Coding, UX Design & More from SitePoint


SitePoint Premium is the ultimate e-learning library for web developers, designers, and digital professionals. Famous for their web development books written by industry leaders, they’ve expanded their content library to include in-depth video courses and short, handy screencasts partnering with A Book Apart and UX Mastery. Whatever you want to achieve in your web career, SitePoint Premium has the content to get you there.

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Learn to take better photos with an online photography course & certification, now 98% off

Skip the technical jargon and get right to taking amazing, professional-quality photos with this complete training. The Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course includes 22 modules filled with tutorials on how to profit off of your photography, or simply capture your memories in the manner they deserve.

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Save 40% On The ZeroLemon SolarJuice 10000mAh Battery Pack

Power up your gadgets in the most unexpected places with the extremely compact SolarJuice battery pack. SolarJuice charges up at home like your average battery pack, but also lets you add extra juice on-the-go using its built-in solar panel—so you’ll never be left unplugged from the digital world.

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Simultaneously charges 2 devices at onceRain-resistant, shockproof & environmentally friendlyAnti-explosion, lightweight, compact & reliableIncludes a top grade-A cell, built-in 10000mAh lithium polymer batteryComprised of 2 total outputs: 2A fast-charging for mobile devices + 1A charging for smartphonesAllows casual solar charging via a powerful 1.2W monocrystalline solar panelBoasts an ultra-long battery life; recharge the SolarJuice 1000+ times Use in the dark w/ built-in LED flashlight

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Use This Wireless LED Flash to Give Your Everyday Photos a Professional Edge


Hold your camera to higher standards with the brand-new iBlazr 2, the most advanced LED flash to date. Simply attach to your smartphone, tablet, or DSLR camera.

Conveniently sized and wireless, this premium flash will let you easily take amazing photos in low light situations. It’s a literal snap to use: simply attach to your smartphone, tablet, or DSLR to capture your memories in the quality they deserve.

Use to illuminate portraits, selfies, videos & moreEasily adjust the brightness to your likingConfidently take pictures without red-eye effectsIlluminate a large surface area w/ 75-degree beam angleUtilize w/ free companion app (iOS, Android, WinPhone)Take advantage of built-in rechargeable batteryUse w/ a flexible charger: doubles as a portable table or keyboard lamp

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Pay what you want for 12 courses to help you become a Microsoft Office master


Moment of truth: Is "Microsoft Office Expert" on your resume, but not totally accurate? This pay what you want bundle will not only help you brush up on old skills, but teach you advanced techniques that will impress your current and future boss. From intricate Excel formulas to Outlook organization hacks, you'll not only boost your career, but your personal life once you dive into these 12 courses

Here is a breakdown of everything included in this bundle: 

1Microsoft Word 2013 - Basic & Advanced$99 Value2Excel 2013 - Financial Functions Using Excel$99 Value3Excel 2013 - Excel Dashboard$99 Value4Excel 2013 - Excel Graphs and Charts$99 Value5Microsoft Excel 2013$99 Value6Learn Microsoft Outlook 2013$99 Value7Learn Microsoft Powerpoint 2013$99 Value8MS Access 2013 - Advanced$99 Value9Excel 2013 Basic Training Course$99 Value10Excel 2013 - Pivot Table$99 Value11Microsoft OneNote 2013$99 Value12Comprehensive MS Access 2013$99 ValuePay what you want for the Microsoft Office Productivity Bundle today! Read the rest

Get This Complete Raspberry Pi 2 Starter Kit For 85% Off


Whether you're already a Pi addict or tempted by what you've heard, this bundle has everything you need to get going with the next generation of Raspberry Pi exploration. Get a Pi 2 Model B board plus all the hardware to get started, and hours of online courses that will guarantee you start coding and creating right out of the box.

Here's a breakdown of everything included in the kit

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How To Recognize and Handle Abnormal People: A Manual for the Police Officer


In 1954, the National Association for Mental Health first issued the book "How To Recognize and Handle Abnormal People: A Manual for the Police Officer." Included were techniques on dealing with all kinds of "abnormal persons," from psychopaths, drug addicts, and the "mentally retarded" to civil protestors and those involved in family disturbances.

A selection of scans is below. And if you're not satisfied, you can purchase a copy of the 1975 edition on Amazon for the low price of $103.

(Print via Weird Universe)

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Save over 25% on the SKEYE Pico Drone - the world's tiniest drone


Take flight in fresh air or zip the mini SKEYE Pico Drone through your office in between meetings—we guarantee it’s more fun than a coffee-break. This nimble quadcopter is stealth enough to rest on the tip of your finger, and nimble enough to flip, zip, and dive through tight spaces. Just throw it in the air—literally—and hover your heart out.

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Receive a Mystery Box of Geek & Gamer Gear Each Month With Loot Crate


Loot Crate is the first ever subscription service for those that live and breathe the geek and gaming lifestyle. With this 3-month subscription, you will join a network of “looters” who have access to the best gear, collectibles, toys, apparel, art, and other goodies made just for them. From “Fantasy” to “Villains”, each month will feature an epic theme that’s sure to speak you in ways you never saw coming.

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