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Some of you got this one a lot quicker than I thought you would. The photo is indeed of a human eye up close (up very close!)


This picture is one of many amazing ones taken by Suren Manvelyan with a regular, macro-lens-sporting digital SLR camera. These amazing pictures aren't of distorted, weird, damaged or even diseased eyes. They a simply regular human eyes.


Check out the collection of amazing photography by clicking here and see just how amazing the world around us really is when we stop to take a closer look. 


Cheers to all who made a guess. Some of you were spot-on, other's left answers that worried me... but all of the guesses were fun to read :) so thanks for them.


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It's amazing what sorts of things we can perceive in this world if we just open our eyes. Recently a friend of mine has told me that she might be changing her career goals to a different field of study. I took to Google the next day looking up interesting facts about the field and I came across a photographer who worked along-side those who studied this.

Now many of you know that I have a lot of friends in weird places. I have friends who study bees, some who study rocks, others in biology and sociology... but what is it that we're looking at here.


I can give you a simple hint which is that we've all seen one of these before (you've undoubtedly seen a couple if you've seen any at all.) There is a very good chance that if you're reading this blog you've made use of one or two of these to do it... so what is it that we're looking at here? Come back tomorrow and find out what the WTFriday image really is!


Cheers to letting your imagination stray, but don't stray too far for this one... it's closer than you think! Leave a comment bellow of what you think you're looking at!


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Who hasn't dreamed of one day owning a robotic suit of armor that gave them superhuman strength??? I think anyone who says they have is either a dirty liar, or clinically insane.
Students and Professors at the University of Chicago have been experimenting with brain-computer interfaces in an attempt to make a pneumatically powered, mind-controlled suit. The applications are obvious and wide-stretching; from military applications, to helping out the disabled, to simply aiding humans in day to day jobs where super-human strength might come in handy (Like when customers ask for every item on their order to be customized in some way and you just need to pick up a fryer and chuck it at them!...)

 
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Image sourced from http://www.pantherkut.com
It's been four long years, but we finally have an answer. For so long we've pondered the mysterious and illusive ways that cats drink. The conclusions we've found along the way are just simple astonishing!
1. Cats don't use straws... no matter how hard you try!
2. Cats don't like fizzy drinks... gives them gas...
3. Cats have very expensive taste in wine... must be the refined sense of smell
4. There is no #4.
5. I'm just making this rubbish up, let's get back to the real science.


So this is an actual thing, researchers have actually been studying the way cats drink for four years and have released their findings in science journals. It turns out cats all drink the same way. Whether it be a tiny house-cat or a lion, they all employ the same tricks to lap up liquids. The method, sticking a barbed tongue into the liquid and quickly removing it to form a column of liquid that they clamp their mouth shut on before swallowing the fluid. Some cats have even developed the ability to curl their tongues into a ladle like shape to scoop the water into their mouths. Sound a bit weird? Well watch it in slow-mo for yourself: 

 
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We here at Memento Mori have spent an arduous amount of time researching the contents of the internet. We've spent hours gathering stats on what you people like and what sorts of things keep people coming back, day after day, to the net...

From the data we've gathered, we have determined without a doubt that... you people are sick! Oh my! The stuff you like is disgusting and wrong, very wrong!


The only thing we found that wasn't perverse, gross, or borderline illegal was cats! How you guys love your cats! Whether they are doing funny things, speaking with poor grammar, or relentlessly chasing cheezeburgers... you guys have made it loud and clear! Bring on the Caturday!