Seeing The Fifth Dimension [Infographic]
Einstein said if you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself. And that sums up every person who's ever talked about any kind of dimensions, 3d, 4d, string theory, and so on. They talk with contradictions and have explanations that no-one really understands. This infographic from ChrisRCarson will help clear things up. Learn to tell the difference from reality and perceived reality. Learn to imagine 4d and 5d like you do 3d. [Click image for full size version]
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Travel infographic - A chart that explains time travel in Lauren Beukes' The Shining Girls
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Chlamydia discovered in the Arctic Ocean
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