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This is a tarsier, filmed by Michael Bowers. There are several kinds of tarsiers.  All of them live in Southeast Asia - mainly the Philippines, Sulawesi, Borneo, and Sumatra.  But tarsiers used to live in many other places too. 

They are, in fact, the oldest known primates that survive today!  Fossils show that they've been around for the past 45 million years.The ancestors of tarsiers branched off from the ancestors of lemurs about 83 million years ago, considerably before the dinosaurs went extinct!

This particular guy is a spectral tarsier.  I guess that 'spectral' here means 'like a ghost, or specter' rather than 'like the colors in a rainbow'.  Probably their eyes look spooky at night when they reflect light.

The spectral tarsier lives on Selayar, an island off the larger island of Sulawesi, in Indonesia.  It's less specialized than some other species of tarsiers: it doesn't have adhesive toes, for example.  Its Latin name is Tarsier spectrum or sometimes Tarsier tarsier, since some consider it the prototype of all tarsiers.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectral_tarsier

Michael Bowers is here on G+:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/116248116353532955491/posts

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Growing indoor can deal with increasing food insecurity. I like.

This one too: http://weburbanist.com/2014/02/20/deep-roots-underground-farm-in-london-air-raid-tunnels/
The statistics for this incredibly successful indoor farming endeavor in Japan are staggering: 25,000 square feet producing 10,000 heads of lettuce per day (100 times more per square foot than trad...
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A team led by researchers from Princeton University, Michigan State University and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences confirmed that a bird first spotted in 1997 is definitely a new species.
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Abstract. Methods for super-resolution (SR) can be broadly classified into two families of methods: (i) The classical multi-image super-resolution (combining images obtained at subpixel misalignments), and (ii) Example-Based super-resolution (learning correspondence between low and high ...
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A brisk 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death, according to new research published today. The study of over 334,000 European men and women found that twice as many deaths may be attributable to lack of physical activity compared with the number of deaths attributable to obesity, but that just a modest increase in physical activity could have significant health benefits.
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A carved shell suggests the first artists were our Homo erectus ancestors, not us.
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Gaaah.. I survive on 32MB server.. I'll survive on everything!
 
Lack of sufficient physical memory can significantly hamper the performance of #Linux desktop and server environments. When your desktop is sluggish, one of the first things to do is to free up RAMs. Memory usage is even more critical in multi-user shared hosting or mission-critical server environments, where different users or application threads constantly compete for more memory.
Lack of sufficient physical memory can significantly hamper the performance of Linux desktop and server environments. When your desktop is sluggish, one of the first things to do is to free up RAMs. Memory usage is even more critical in multi-user shared hosting or mission-critical server environments, where different users or application threads constantly compete …Continue reading...
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Until now, we thought that the cradle of art was in Europe. It appears that we were wrong, and the origin is shifted to (or shared by) Asia.
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