From BBC Earth's "Spy in the Wild" series. Take your stinking paws off me you damn dirty robot!
Named after the Lernaean Hydra, a many-headed water monster of Greek and Roman mythology, the real hydra is a small fresh-water creature with incredible biological superpowers that enable it to regenerate and live "forever." Unlike the Lernaean Hydra, it doesn't not guard an entrance into the underworld. We think. From KQED's Deep Look: Cut a… READ THE REST
On Thursday, backcountry wildlife guide Charles "Carl" Mock, 40, was fishing by himself near Yellowstone National Park in Montana when a grizzly bear attacked him. Sadly, Mock died on Saturday of his injuries. According to the nonprofit National Parks Traveler, "From 1980 to 2014, 37 people were injured by grizzly bears in Yellowstone (an average… READ THE REST
I wonder if the deer did that just to freak out the motorcyclists making all that racket in their forest. Also, question, what do you call a deer that's blind in one eye? No idear! READ THE REST
If you're in the market for a laptop, it's tough out there. Between companies producing incredibly similar models with only slight tweaks and variations and shoppers starved for reliable sources of information to make sense of it all, you practically have to be a computer science major to untangle what's what. And when shoppers get confused… READ THE REST
If you've ever seen a 3D printer in action, you know it's a pretty wondrous process. Even if you're crafting nothing more than a plastic bauble or a geometric shape, just watching that filament settle and build into something recognizable and useful is fairly awe-inspiring. And man, to a kid…it's like a miracle. And they really,… READ THE REST
High school Spanish class is permanently embroidered into most of our brains. Vocabulary quizzes. Verb conjugation drills. Language lab. It's all tattooed on our souls like it happened yesterday, right? Estudiantes. Escuchen. Language learning doesn't have to be like that. Instead of being trapped in endless repetitions and dry academic book learning, Jumpspeak wants to… READ THE REST