5 Interesting Links for 09-25-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Psychology (Cats) Here are some tips on helping cats who appear depressed. I hope a few of these prove useful. This is going to be more of an issue once … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-18-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Fun (Baking) For the cat lovers out there, here’s a collection of easy, cat-themed delights to brighten up your day. My favorite birthday cake was when my mom made a … Continue reading

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

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

5 Interesting Links for 08-21-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Africa (Conservation) When a long civil war stripped the Kissama National Park of its animals, Angola reached out to University of Pretoria wildlife researcher Wouter van Hoven for help in … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 08-14-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Cardboard (Art) How Monami Ohno, a cardboard artist, found her medium is fun, and her artwork is amazing. Check out her Facebook link at the end for some in-process tips.https://mymodernmet.com/amazon-cardboard-box-art-monami-ohno/ … Continue reading

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

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

Things That Make Me Smile No. 221: Music of Lightning

Active Tesla coils look like bottled lightning dancing to a song. It wasn’t until my husband sent me this video, though, that I learned the lightning can sing human compositions. Enjoy an odd cover artist, electricity itself, performing Africa by … Continue reading

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