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Synchronized Starling Flocks Undulate in Mesmerizing Patterns Captured by Photographer Xavi Bou

For starlings, there’s truth to safety in numbers. “In winter, starlings join in flocks of thousands of individuals to try to confuse the hawks that attack them, doing a mesmerizing dance,” said Barcelona-based photographer Xavi Bou, who recently released a video … Continue reading

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The Beekeeper Making Electronic Music With Bees

Everyone’s buzzing about Bioni. He’s a British beekeeper and producer making electronic music incorporating the sounds of bees. You can’t really bring bees into a recording studio, of course. They’d swarm the mic. So Bioni records the insects buzzing in … Continue reading

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HOW LIGHTNING WORKS – Weird World of Lightning

How does lightning form? Does it strike up or down? Over the decades I’ve seen lightning do some freaky stuff. In this visually stunning video we’re going to explore and explain the weird world of lightning.

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Amazing Kids – Autistic Spectrum Condition

Listen to children from different backgrounds share their unique experiences of the autistic spectrum in their own words. We started this project back in 2017 by asking parents of autistic children to interview their kids and share their answers with … Continue reading

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Endangered sea turtles hatch on Brazil’s deserted beaches

Coronavirus keeps crowds that usually greet hatching of hawksbill turtles away   Nearly 100 critically endangered sea turtles have hatched on a deserted beach in Brazil, their first steps going almost unnoticed because of coronavirus restrictions that prohibit people from … Continue reading

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Goats take over empty Welsh streets as residents observe coronavirus lockdown

A herd of goats has taken over the deserted streets of Llandudno, north Wales, where the residents are in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic The Kashmiri goats that came down from the Great Orme and into the town were originally … Continue reading

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These 8 Unique Creatures Are As Rare As They Are Fascinating

Great Big Reel 147: New to our channel, or don’t have time to look through our back catalog? This video is part of a series of Great Big Reels we’ve put together for a blast through our world. In this … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms Are in Full Bloom, But This Year Let’s Enjoy Them From Home

The cherry blossoms are in full bloom now across Japan. Tokyo’s parks, in particular, are covered in pink and white blossoms. So yes it’s tempting to go out and enjoy some good food and booze under the trees with your … Continue reading

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8 of the Cutest — and Rarest — Creatures on the Planet

Great Big Reel 132: New to our channel, or don’t have time to look through our back catalog? This video is part of a series of Great Big Reels we’ve put together for a blast through our world. In this … Continue reading

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It’s hard to fool a nose

Ann-Sophie Barwich is a cognitive scientist, empirical philosopher and historian of science, technology and the senses. She is assistant professor at Indiana University, Bloomington in the departments of history, philosophy of science and cognitive science. Her book Smellosophy: What the … Continue reading

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