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The Dino Sphere is Planet Earth in the palm of your hand

Dinoflagellates are way cooler microscopic pets than sea monkeys.

 

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Forget those glow in the dark stars on your ceiling and stupid old sea monkeys. If you want to relive that sense of childlike comfort, check out the incredible Dino Sphere instead.

The Dino Sphere is full of dinoflagellates: microscopic, bioluminescent organisms that grow and thrive through exposure to sunlight and the nutrient-rich seawater included in the globe. When they’re shaken up a little bit, they give off a radiant, gorgeous light. Discovery Channel junkies and science nerds will geek out over this natural phenomenon swirling right there in the palm of your hand. Just give a shake, and watch it twinkle and light up. Science!

Get this incredible, battery-free glow show today! The Dino Sphere is currently $49.95 from the Daily Dot store, down from the original price of $59.95,

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