Category Archives: Animals

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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5 Interesting Links for 09-04-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Nature (Art) This giant troll sculpture is impressive, as is knowing what it’s made of. I also enjoyed the glimpse into the philosophy and approach behind the construction. (Via Pinterest) … 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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Things That Make Me Smile No. 217: Squirrel Olympics

Enjoy this fun experiment in defeating squirrels who steal from bird feeders. The results are fascinating. The video is longer than my usual, but there’s an important note after the trials.

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5 Interesting Links for 06-12-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Extinction (Animals) A rare glimpse of the Tasmanian Tiger has surfaced in an old black and white film taken in 1935 of the only one in captivity and possibly the … Continue reading

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