Category Archives: Nature

How Do Animals See the World?

Animal eyes come in the most spectacular range of styles, shapes, and sizes. There are eyes with lenses made of rock, eyes that can look up and down at the same time, and eyes that can spot prey from a … Continue reading

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A Flock of Angry Geese Chase a Slow Moving Alligator Across Golf Course at a PGA Invitational

During the second annual Christie’s Critters Invitational on The Champion Course at PGA National, golfers were caught off guard when they saw a giant alligator cross the golf course. Even more amazing was the flock of angry geese engaging in … Continue reading

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Translating elephant seal data into a symphony provides surprising insights – ScienceBlog.com

A recent paper published in Frontiers in Marine Science on the visualization and sonification of animal tracks showcases the collaboration between the Red Sea Research Center and the Visualization Core Lab. The authors of the paper, including Carlos Duarte, Paul … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2018 Google Doodle

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‘Rip Van Winkle’ plants hide underground for up to 20 years – ScienceBlog.com

Scores of plant species are capable of living dormant under the soil for up to 20 years, enabling them to survive through difficult times, a new study has found. An international team of academics has found that at least 114 … Continue reading

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A New Species of Giant Octopus Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight

You wouldn’t think a giant octopus could hide in plain sight for decades. But researchers have now learned that the giant Pacific octopus (GPO)—the largest known octopus on Earth, ranging from California to Alaska to Japan—is actually two species. Now … Continue reading

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Wild Elephants salutes the men who rescued their baby elephant from a ditch

Wildlife Officials rescue baby elephant from a ditch. Elephant herd salutes the men before leaving.

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A new species of tardigrade was found in a Japanese car park and it’s even more peculiar than others

The newly discovered species is the 168th known tardigrade species identified in Japan. A completely new species of tardigrades, one of the most bizarre creatures found on Earth, has just been discovered. The newly discovered species was found chilling in some … Continue reading

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The weird and wonderful metamorphosis of the butterfly – Franziska Bauer

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The sound of ice

This is how 45mm new black ice sounds like. Don’t forget to put on the sound. Recorded on Lissma Kvarnsjö outside Stockholm the 5th of December.

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