"We've just come up a ridge here, and this whole little plateaux-ey thing is covered in Hecastocleis, and … while we're looking, there's a plane wreck over there"
While traveling to Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada, my head must have been in the gutter because the first time I saw Bear Grass flowers, I distinctly heard Broad City's Abbi & Ilana yelling "BEWBS" and then we all giggled. I swear on a stack of Gideon's a mile high, despite growing up in… READ THE REST
In this video, a carnivorous pitcher plant is upended to examine the remains of an unfortunate rodent that fell in. If you don't want to see it, but want to see what it feels like to see it, here is a screenshot of a young observer at the moment of truth. READ THE REST
A huge collection of flora and fauna illustrations have just entered the public domain. Hyperalleric writes: Had he lived in our time, Thoreau would've been thrilled to know that the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), the world's largest open-access digital archive dedicated to the natural world, is now offering more than 150,000 high-resolution illustrations for copyright-free… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The holiday season is in full swing, and now's your last chance to get gifts in time! That's why you should consider giving a special someone in your life the EP Light Galaxy… READ THE REST
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