This week’s Baarbarian illustration reminds us that just as last week we were up in the air, we’ve spent the last five days with our heads under the sea. Not as far under as James Cameron, but, you know, nobody’s ever been that far under, by themselves, at least. And…segue…have a nice weekend!
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- Video: A Swirling Visualization of the Ocean’s Currents
- Video: The First Footage from James Cameron’s Record-Setting Dive to Challenger Deep
- Swimming On The Hot Side
And don’t forget to check out our other favorite stories of the week:
- The Most Amazing Science Images of the Week, March 26-30, 2012
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- Where Are Henry David Thoreau’s Plants Now?
- How Activist Data Mining Is Penetrating the Veil Around Syria’s Bloody Conflict
- What Can a Videogame Tell Us About How Economies Work?
- PopSci Q&A: The Quest for a Male Contraceptive
- High Court Rejects Patents on Genes, Sending Breast Cancer Gene Case Back to Square One
- “Jarno Smeets” and the Physics of True Human Flight
- Video: At 800 Pounds and 45 Feet Long, The Largest-Ever Paper Airplane Takes Flight