Monthly Archives: January 2019

GPS Map Composed of 68,000 Pinpoints Tracks the Territorial Nature of Minnesota Wolves

The The Voyageurs Wolf Project is a collaboration between the University of Minnesota and Voyageurs National Park which tracks and studies wolves throughout the warmer months. In 2018, the project studied six northern Minnesota packs, creating a map that showcases the intensely … Continue reading

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Twenty Instruments Reconstructed to Play Through the Keys of a Vintage Piano

We’ve all tinkered around on a keyboard that, when a button is pushed or settings tweaked, gives us a chance to play the sound of a flute or drum. When the Ukrainian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes purchased a vintage, albeit … Continue reading

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Radka Toneff – My Funny Valentine

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Gift giving crows – World’s Weirdest Events: Episode 5 – BBC Two

Programme website: In Seattle, a young girl has made an unlikely group of friends – a group of crows who hang out in her garden and regularly bring her gifts.

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Six Stories About Out-Of-The-Ordinary Senses

What’s it like to feel the pain of others? To hear in vivid color? To remember everything that has ever happened to you? In this reel, meet people living with mirror-touch synesthesia, Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory and other phenomena.

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Waves Made of 168,000 Straws Highlight World’s Plastic Waste Problem

“It’s just one straw, said 8 billion people.” Source: Waves Made of 168,000 Straws Highlight World’s Plastic Waste Problem

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10/02/2018 – Afoxé Orunmilá – Carnaval Ribeirão Preto 2018

Cobertura audiovisual da preparação para o desfile público no Carnaval de Ribeirão Preto do Afoxé Omó Orunmilá.

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Bird immune systems reveal harshness of city life

They may peck greedily at feeding tables – and have it easier than country birds do in the warmer urban winters – but city birds, it turns out, are in turmoil on the inside. Researchers have found that many internal … Continue reading

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Sleep, Mood Affect How ‘In Control’ Older Adults Feel –

Psychology researchers have found another reason that sleep, mood and stress are important: they affect the extent to which older adults feel they have control over their lives. The findings can inform efforts to improve an individual’s sense of control, … Continue reading

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Crocheted Seafood and Knitted Loaves Top the Menu of Kate Jenkins’s Food-Focused Exhibitions

Brighton, England-based textile artist Kate Jenkins has been recreating veggies, seafood, and other favorite foods in wool for the last 12 years. Jenkins got her start in knitwear design, but has begun to focus on knitting feasts rather than fashions. … Continue reading

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