This is Jean-Baptiste Kempf

This is Jean-Baptiste Kempf, the creator of VLC media player. He refused tens of millions of dollars in order to keep VLC ads-free.

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Evolution of Infrared Space Telescopes

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Enhanced image taken by Soviet uncrewed space prob ‘Vernera 9’ of the surface of Venus, on October 22nd, 1975. The spacecraft itself was nonoperational after 127 minutes due to sulfuric acid rain destroying the craft’s electronic systems.

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Fossil imprint of a large prehistoric Ammonoid extinct marine mollusc (which lived 66 million years ago). Their fossils can be found from Canada to Madagascar, and are from the size of a person’s hands to ones much bigger than a normal human.

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‘Alitta virens’ or also known as a ‘king ragworm’ or ‘sandworm’ living underwater in the arctic and is over 4 feet long and has an amazing rainbow-colored body. (Image credit to Alexander Semenov a researcher and photographer at the remote ‘White Sea Biological Station’)

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Diania cactiformis, also known as the cactus of the sea, is a fossil arthropod relative known from 520 million year old rock in southwestern China. It got its name from the vast number of small spikes on its body, which resembles a cactus. The left the fossil and the right is an artist’s impression.

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Outside of Las Vegas up the 95, north east of Creech is one of the most nuked place on Earth. It was a great tourism draw in the 1950’s. People would make a weekend of drinking, gambling and watching nuclear explosions in person.

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How the ammo was stored and raised from the hull of an Iowa Class battleship up to the main 16in guns. This is inside the USS North Carolina.

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William D. Nuñez took this picture of AA Flight 175 on September 11th, seconds before the plane hit the South Tower.

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The Mesopotamian Marshes, a wetland area located in Southern Iraq

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Lithops, type of plants in South Africa that evolved to look like stones

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Before and after of an ancient Greek stadium excavation

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This is how the iconic scene from Ghostbusters was filmed.

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Therizinosaurs were a group of theropod dinosaurs (the line that lead to T. rex, velociraptor, and modern birds). Despite their appearance they were mostly herbivores.

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Ampullariids are the biggest freshwater snails on earth with the largest species growing up to 15 cm in diameter.

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This rare colour mutation on an Australian rainbow lorikeet

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The domestication of the banana is the process that transformed fruits full of seeds into parthenocarpic seedless fruits that develop in the absence of pollination. The earliest archaeological evidence of domesticated bananas was dated to 7,000 years ago.

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The water in both tanks is from the same time and place. The tank on the right has Oysters. Oysters are natural purifiers: a single adult oyster can cleanse about 50 gallons of water per day.

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The different color phases of the American Black Bear.

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The Black Crack, a 65-foot-deep fissure along a trail in Canyonlands National Park in Utah

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