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Diver Discovers Amazing Underwater River In Mexico

This is truly an amazing discovery.

You would probably look twice at these pictures taken by Anatoly Beloshchin, but these are not photoshopped.

Anatoly Beloshchin is a Russian photographer who is known for his adventurous spirit and mind-blowing photographs. He bravely swam with sharks and whales, and had trekked through Antarctica just to capture captivating images. However, his latest discovery equals, if not surpasses, those feats.

This talented artist discovered an astonishing underwater river when he dove into the 200 ft. Angelita cenote in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Cenotes are sinkholes that formed after cave walls have collapsed.

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Beloshchin took several pictures of the eerie yet enchanting river that formed due to a natural phenomenon called halocline. A halocline occurs when bodies of water with different salt densities meet and then separate.

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According to the photographer, the incredible visual effect of Cenote Angelita is due to a 1-meter layer of hydrogen sulfide that separates the 29-meter- deep fresh water from the 30 to 60-meter-deep salt water in the cave.

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It’s a bit creepy, but no one can deny that it’s astounding.

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Science Claims Living Near Trees Will Make You Feel Like Getting A $10,000 Salary

According to this new research, living in a tree-filled area will make you feel richer and younger.

There’s something about seeing lots of trees that just relaxes the mind.

When spending a vacation, for example, many of us tend to pick spots that are close to nature. Besides, we all want some fresh air and nothing assures that better than a bunch of trees. Taking a stroll on these green surroundings can help a lot in reducing stress. In fact, you may even have to walk sometimes just to feel the benefits. Just staring at nature somehow brings positive effects.

Well, if this new research is to be believed, it seems living near tree-filled areas is much more worth it than simply seeing trees occasionally – or not being close to any at all....

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Not Your Ordinary Book: This Drinkable Book Filters Water and Saves Lives

This amazing technology can help save millions of lives – one page at a time

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Water is one of the most important resources we need for our survival. A person can survive for at least three weeks without food, but can only last for a week without water - and that estimate even depends on the environment; It can be shorter than a week in harsh environments.

Although 70% of the earth is covered by water, we still face a water crisis, since an overwhelming proportion of the earth's water is saline - hence not potable. Only 2.5% of the earth's water is fresh, with a minute 1% of it accessible to us. Millions of people across the globe suffer from having no access to safe drinking water, which in turn increases the morbidity and mortality due to water-borne diseases. Majority of these water-related problems can be traced back to lack of access and pollution of water sources and in order to address these issues, waste water treatment plants and water lines need to be constructed, which may not be feasible in many poverty-stricken and geographically isolated areas where these are needed most.

This is precisely why this innovative technology created by Dr. Theresa Dankovich is a lifesaver. Dr. Dankovich, a postgraduate researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, invented the Drinkable Book. This is no ordinary book, mind you - the book contains information about water safety and at the same time can be used as a filter for water purification. Each page of The Drinkable Book contains antibacterial silver nanoparticle paper filters, which can filter 99.9% of biological contaminants out of dirty water....

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Man Creates High Voltage Ejector Bed for People Who Are Too Lazy to Wake Up

An inventor came up with a brilliant solution to your biggest problem in the morning.

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If you’re having trouble getting out of bed in time, then you probably need to get this equally crazy and brilliant invention created by Colin Furze.

Previously, the mad engineer invented a knife that toasts a bread as it slices and a set of retractable Wolverine claws. After receiving an insane suggestion from subscribers in his YouTube channel, Furze decided to create a bed that won’t take “snooze” for an answer.

The High Voltage Ejector Bed will literally throw people who are too lazy to get out of the bed to the sound of car horns and ringing bells. The bed has home-made pistons powered by ordinary domestic compressors that will launch its sleeping “passengers” up and off. For the cherry on top, Furze added some bright flashing lights as well as alarms enough to wake up sleepyheads....

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