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The Entire Economy of Singapore

thingsappleisworthmorethan:

Singapore is one of the wealthiest countries in the world owing to a government that is hyper-friendly towards business yet very strict on corruption.

The country boasts an astounding $70,000 GDP per capita rate and has been minting millionaires by the truckload despite the global economic turbulence of the last decade.

Singapore’s national GDP in 2016 is projected at $318 billion…and Apple is worth even more.

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The Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world. They have been swimming in arctic waters since before the dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world.
The largest can come in at about 6 meters and has tentacles over 50 meters long. Pretty amazing when you think these things have been swimming around for so long.
They have hundreds of poisonous tentacles that it used to catch passing by fish. it then slowly drags in it’s prey and eats it. 
That is terrifying. 

The Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world. They have been swimming in arctic waters since before the dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world.

The largest can come in at about 6 meters and has tentacles over 50 meters long. Pretty amazing when you think these things have been swimming around for so long.

They have hundreds of poisonous tentacles that it used to catch passing by fish. it then slowly drags in it’s prey and eats it. 

That is terrifying. 

(via theweekmagazine)

toriandrelativedimensionsinspace:

This was put on my facebook wall this morning…..THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST WHOVIAN FANVIDS I HAVE EVER SEEN.

If you like Doctor Who you will enjoy this video. Plain and simple.

(via imnotthedoctor)

thenycnomad:

People liked this one on @instagram so I thought I’d share it here. I think I need to live near the beach.

thenycnomad:

People liked this one on @instagram so I thought I’d share it here. I think I need to live near the beach.

theatlantic:

adamclarkestes:

The Best Tumblrs We’ve Ever Seen, This Year
Look I made a list! It was so much fun, I think I’ll start doing it once a week in 2012. The general gist:

Tumblr — land of teenage girls photographing their outfits in a mirror, home of the instant meme, and world of very, very pretty photographs of all things loved by hipsters — is a pretty fun place. The micro-blogging network will turn five next year, and 2011 saw its big shift from the adolescent edge of relevance to a global social media powerhouse.


Which terrific Tumblrs would you have put on the list?

theatlantic:

adamclarkestes:

The Best Tumblrs We’ve Ever Seen, This Year

Look I made a list! It was so much fun, I think I’ll start doing it once a week in 2012. The general gist:

Tumblr — land of teenage girls photographing their outfits in a mirror, home of the instant meme, and world of very, very pretty photographs of all things loved by hipsters — is a pretty fun place. The micro-blogging network will turn five next year, and 2011 saw its big shift from the adolescent edge of relevance to a global social media powerhouse.

Which terrific Tumblrs would you have put on the list?

the20s:

Entire Section Of DC United Fans Planks, Makes Inadvertent Statement About The Watchability Of MLS Soccer. The planking craze is officially becoming played out, but the folks in Section 127 at RFK show that you can still do it right with this group plank during a DC United game.  It shows you a good plank is still possible provided A) You aren’t a celebrity doing it, and B) You aren’t blocking my way on the sidewalk when you do it.    -DM [Deadspin]

the20s:

Entire Section Of DC United Fans Planks, Makes Inadvertent Statement About The Watchability Of MLS Soccer. The planking craze is officially becoming played out, but the folks in Section 127 at RFK show that you can still do it right with this group plank during a DC United game. It shows you a good plank is still possible provided A) You aren’t a celebrity doing it, and B) You aren’t blocking my way on the sidewalk when you do it.

-DM

[Deadspin]

thatswhatthatmeans:

Calories (noun)  - Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night.

thatswhatthatmeans:

Calories (noun)  - Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night.