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Admiralty Point

Looking west into Burrard Inlet towards the Second Narrows, Iron Workers Memorial Bridge. Cates Park (on the North Shore) is to the right and Burnaby Mountain on the left.

GPS: 49°17'53" N 122°55'37" W
Map link: https://goo.gl/9mRwDH

#MeanderingWetCoast #AdmiraltyPoint #LandscapePhotography #theeasonihike #Canada150 #whyihike #getoutstayout #exploremore #hikingtrails #forest #wildernessculture #vancouver #SuperNaturalBritishColumbia
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This civilization has not yet fully recovered from the shock of its birth — the transition from the tribal or "enclosed society," with its submission to magical forces, to the 'open society' which sets free the critical powers of man.
~ Karl Popper

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What is the Fibonacci Sequence?
The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers where a number is found by adding up the two numbers before it. Starting with 0 and 1, the sequence goes 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, and so forth.

Named after Fibonacci, also known as Leonardo of Pisa or Leonardo Pisano, Fibonacci numbers were first introduced in his Liber abaci in 1202. The son of a Pisan merchant, Fibonacci traveled widely and traded extensively. Math was incredibly important to those in the trading industry, and his passion for numbers was cultivated in his youth.


Knowledge of numbers is said to have first originated in the Hindu-Arabic arithmetic system, which Fibonacci studied while growing up in North Africa. Prior to the publication of Liber abaci, the Latin-speaking world had yet to be introduced to the decimal number system. He wrote many books about geometry, commercial arithmetic and irrational numbers. He also helped develop the concept of zero.

References:
https://plus.maths.org/content/life-and-numbers-fibonacci
https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/fibonacci-sequence.html
http://www.livescience.com/37470-fibonacci-sequence.html

#math #Fibonacci #processing #animation #geometry



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Small Amounts of Physical Activity Can Have Positive Effects on Happiness

The largest-ever smartphone-based study examining the relationship between physical activity and happiness has found that even minimal levels of activity can have a positive effect on happiness.

The research is in PLOS ONE. (full open access)

#exercise #happiness
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Fire-Maker: How Humans Were Designed to Harness Fire & Transform Our Planet - YouTube

Published on Sep 7, 2016

From computers to airplanes to life-giving medicines, the technological marvels of our world were made possible by the human use of fire. But the use of fire itself was made possible by an array of features built into the human body and the planet. Join biologist Michael Denton as he investigates the amazing story of how humans and our planet were exquisitely designed to harness the miraculous powers of fire and transform our planet. For more visit http://privilegedspecies.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=an98jVCyApo&t=139s
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The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
~ G.C. Lightenberg


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Into the Land of Frost
I've always lived in the American South, but my heart resides elsewhere. What exact location, I know not, but my home state of North Carolina is simply too muggy for my liking (among other things...); I long for the snowy, gusty north. Perhaps Ireland, or S...
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Glad I got to see this exhibit shortly before it ended. Very interesting.
Did you know that usnic acid from lichens can be used in antibiotics?
https://www.fieldmuseum.org/at-the-field/exhibitions/lichens-coolest-things-youve-never-heard
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