Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Luminescence (Botany) Gorgeous pictures of plants that demonstrate their light-emitting qualities. Makes me wonder how insects see them. https://www.wired.com/2017/01/craig-burrows-fluorescence-plants-glow/ History (Fonts) The fascinating history behind a specific style of penmanship.
Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Pollination (Agriculture) A lucky happenstance has led to the first steps toward robotic pollinators to supplement falling bee populations. While an interesting idea, it should not take the place of … Continue reading
Scientists (Interesting People) Maria Sibylla Merian was a female scientist before the Victorian Era who, through keen observation, recorded details about plants, animals, and insects that refuted the commonly accepted beliefs of the time. She was celebrated…until the Victorian Era … Continue reading
Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Claw Clipping (Cats) Some tips and the reasons why trimming your cat’s claws is important both for you and the cat. http://www.catster.com/lifestyle/cat-health-grooming-care-trimming-nails-claws-ask-a-vet Dress (History) For those curious about Victorian Era … Continue reading
Invasive Species (Animals) The capture of a Burmese python in the Everglades gives more data on the impact of this invasive species based on what was in its intestines. http://www.livescience.com/57028-invasive-python-ate-three-deer.html Gretna Green (History) A quick look at the reasons for … Continue reading