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NGC 7714 ~ This unusual structure is a river of Sun-like stars that has been pulled deep into space by the gravitational tug of a by a passing galaxy, not seen in this Hubble Space Telescope photo. That's because the near-collision between the galaxies happened at least 100 million years ago. @iboommedia #iboommedia #jmhhacker

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Silfra Snorkeling Between Two Continents in Thingvellir Iceland

Silfra in Thingvellir National Park Iceland - Here you can snorkel or dive between the American and Eurasian tectonal plates. The underwater visibility is over 100 m and the water is pristine and drinkable. //

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After winning the 100 meters in the Los Angeles Olympics, Evelyn Ashford (right) hugs teammate Jeanette Bolden. August 6, 1984. In addition to the 100 m, Evelyn won the 4 x 100 m relay in 1984. She returned to the Olympics in 1988 and 1992, winning two gold medals in the 4 x 100 m relay and a silver medal in the 100 m. Jeanette only won one gold medal, her career ended when she ruptured her Achilles tendon at the 1988 Olympic trials. Today she is a track and field coach at UCLA.

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The golden-headed manakin, a small passerine bird which breeds in tropical South America, it's found from Panama, Colombia, Trinidad south/ east to the Guianas & Brazil + northern Peru. This manakin is a common bird of forests, second growth & plantations - their upper altitudinal limit is usually about 3,600 ft {1,100 m}, but they are occasionally found has high as c.5,000 ft [1,500 m]

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West Kennet Long Barrow is a Neolithic tomb or barrow, situated on a prominent chalk ridge, near Silbury Hill.

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