Category Archives: Culture

5 Interesting Links for 09-11-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Hummingbirds (Animals) Hummingbirds are fascinating, and this quick video explains a little of why. Despite the title, the video covers a lot more than flying in the rain. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/why-hummingbirds-dont-like-flying-in-rainy-c/ Cardboard … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 225: Animation

This 1976 animated “march of the dinosaurs” reminds me of seeing Disney’s Fantasia when I was young, an amusing connection as it turns out. I did some research only to discover this piece is part of a parody of that … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 08-07-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Egypt (Anthropology) For the longest while, assumption has ruled anthropological theory where artifacts are too fragile to examine physically. Non-contact scanning techniques offer information to replace educated guesses as shown … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-31-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Innovation (Entertainment) Circuses have a long and troubled history, especially concerning their animal performers. Circus Roncalli has blended the nostalgia with technology to amaze and delight its audience not just … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-24-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Sperm Whales (Animals) Journalist Rowan Jacobsen recounts a trip to observe marine scientists documenting sperm whales and his own encounters with the amazing giants. https://www.outsideonline.com/2415069/sperm-whales-research-dominica Remote (Employment) COVID-19 has turned … Continue reading

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