Yesterday, Zeus unleashed his wrath on a poor pine tree outside Wautoma High School in Wautoma, Wisconsin.
Spoilers below. From Aeon Video: Native to central and southern Europe, the amphibious alpine newt breeds in shallow water, where its larvae are born, hatch and feed on plankton, before sprouting legs and moving to land. This timelapse video from the Dutch director Jan van IJken tracks the development of a single-celled zygote into the… READ THE REST
Staff at at a nature reserve in Leningrad Oblas, Russia thought they were clever by disguising a wildlife camera as tree bark. It did not go as planned. Video below. Translation of the Nizhne-Svirsky Nature Reserve's Facebook post originally in Russian: Vandalism in the reserve! The black woodpecker decided that there should be no interference… READ THE REST
These are definitely two large cats yowling at one another, and not two people trying to sound like large cats yowling at one another (though the confusion would be understandable). READ THE REST
The growth rate of the average occupation in the U.S. over the next eight years is about 4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But for information security analysts, a core pillar in today's cybersecurity industry, that number is expected to explode 31 percent by 2029. Outside of Prince William, there is… READ THE REST
Times New Roman. Calibri. Cambria. Verdana. And the old standby, Arial. For 90 percent of the world, their font usage almost never strays outside those traditional, ultra-conservative choices. Except for that one time they tried Impact, then enthusiastically patted themselves on the back for the punk rock rebelliousness. We hate to break it to you,… READ THE REST
You probably know at least one jigsaw puzzle fiend. They exist all around, even though you can't always spot them on site. From a tween to a frat boy, from a mom to a scientist to a garbageman to a grandparent, puzzles are one of those leisurely pastimes that cut across gender, ethnicities, and socio-economic… READ THE REST