22 Fascinating Facts About Your Eye

22 Fascinating Facts About Your Eye!

Vision is the most important sense we have. And so, our eyes are the most important sensory organs in our body. A huge part of the brain is dedicated to vision – receiving stimuli, processing it and relaying the information. The human body is built to defend the eyes and we have dozens of reflexes that help us protect them in case of emergency, which is why most of us get to keep them.

But how much do you know about your eyes? Lets test your knowledge right now with these fascinating facts!

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Origami Brought to a Whole New Level

Stunning Origami Creations.

Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, which started in the 17th century AD at the latest and was popularized outside of Japan in the mid-1900s. It has since then evolved into a modern art form.

The goal of this art is to transform a flat sheet of paper into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques, and as such the use of cuts or glue are not considered to be origami. But in the right hands, Origami can be no less a work of art than any painting. The gentle precision of the folds, the creativity and the beauty of it make it a well respected art form.

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What Do You Find in a House Sealed for 100 Years?

A Mansion Opened After 100 Years

A French gentleman named Louis Mantin inherited this mansion and a fortune at age 42. He then dedicated his life to the arts, science and his personal pleasure. When he died in 1905, his last wish was that the mansion was to be sealed for 100 years and then reopened as a museum. It cost $4,700,000 to restore it to its original pristine condition, and now it is open to the public to see for the first time in a century.

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Incredible Photos Taken by the Hubble Telescope

The Hubble telescope is located outside our atmosphere, and is orbiting the Earth at more than 500 km above sea level, while orbiting the Earth every hour and a half, at a speed of 28,000 km an hour. Its name was given to it in honor of famed astronomer Edwin Hubble, and it was placed in orbit back in 1990, 22 years ago. It weighs about 11 tons but in space, it weighs nothing at all.

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America the Beautiful: 50 Photos from 50 States!

50 Photos from 50 US States!

The US is full of beautiful places, and every state has some beautiful places inside it. The following photos arent, of course, a representation of the average view youd see, but instead highlights some of the most beautiful places in the US, state by state, in alphabetical order!

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At 11 Years Old, This Kid Is Already a Talented Artist

At 11 Years Old, This Kid Is Already a Talented Artist. Dušan may only be eleven, but he has taking the childish doodeling of most kids his age and turned it into amazingly detailed pen and pencil drawings of wild life. This 5th grader from Belgrade has been drawing since he was 2 years old, according to his parents, and has had two national solo exhibitions of his works before he was 8, with his 4th just taking place last month.

Dusans drawings tend to feature animals both alive and extincy, but also people such as medieval knights. He has a great memory for biology and loves it so he can recite all 65 species of marsupials b heart. Despite his talent, the 11-year-old said he hopes to become a zoologist one day.

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The 3D Beach Art of Jamie Harkins.

The 3D Beach Art of Jamie Harkins.

Public sand art is a common sight in many beaches, but Ill bet youve never walked onto a beach and seen something like this! This is the work of one Jamie Harkins, a talented NZ artist who has been creating this terrific optical illusions and 3d images on the beaches of New Zealand, which have kept beach goers amused and delighted.

His technique is similar to that used by street artists to convey depth and fooling us into seeing a 2 dimensional scene as a 3d dimensional one.

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This Is a Place Where Fire Meets Water Violently.

Amazing Photos of an Astounding Place Hawaii is the only state in the world that continues to grow in land mass. Due to the volcanic activity that occurs on a regular basis, lava spills into water and becomes land, thus increasing the size of the island state. Nick Selvi and C.J Kale, a pair of brave photographers, decided to shoot the unique phenomenon. They wrapped their cameras with protective materials, went into the hot water, mere meteres from the point where the lava meets the water, and brought us these amazing photos.

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