Brooks Falls in Alaska's Katmai National Park is the best place in the world to watch brown bears feasting on salmon as they swim upstream to spawn. Here's a wonderful live nature cam from EXPLORE, the world's largest live nature cam network.
Talk about period rush. High school student Thomas Ramsey is founder of the Muddy Rabbits Mess, a Civil War reenactment group in Gallman, Mississippi. Ramsey had read that soldiers sometimes brought animals with them into battle—including one Confederate soldier whose rooster traveled with him.—so when Ramsey got his own pet Buff Orpington rooster, it made… READ THE REST
More animal fun from the St. Louis Zoo. These two half-brother Western lowland gorillas, Nadaya and Bakari, like to play and laugh together (the vocalizations you hear is laughter). Other gorillas at the zoo get shy when they're being watched, but these too don't seem to care as they playfully antagonize each other. This play… READ THE REST
A new paper published in the Journal of Paleontology, titled "A new remarkably preserved fossil assassin bug (Insecta, Heteroptera, Reduviidae) from the Eocene Green River Formation of Colorado" contains a lil' surprise below the bug belt. As Haaretz reports: Looking at the photograph, one's eyes are drawn to the dark figure-8 seemingly attached to the… READ THE REST
While we can't seem to agree on much as a nation these days, there's one thing that the past year has helped us all come to terms with — laptop cameras are not very good. From low resolutions to gauzy filters to some less-than-perfect light adjustment levels, the cams built right into our devices don't… READ THE REST
Headphone people generally fall into two camps. There are the dedicated audiophile types who have no problem rocking full over-ear cups to help drink in every morsel of the sound. Then…there's the rest of us. For us, we want great sound too. We just don't want to feel like we're wearing a 5-pound helmet over… READ THE REST
Every house is different. So is every lifestyle. With that in mind, it's easy to see how the seemingly simple act of getting home WiFi networked all-around your house might end up being a tougher assignment than you originally thought. Your WiFi router might be top-of-the-line, but dead zones, physical obstructions, or just some serious… READ THE REST