In this video, ants build bridges in mid-air using just their bodies. The video shows a sped-up version of how the ant bridge gets formed and then crossed by other ants. Some of the ants even carry large crumbs across the bridge. I think it's pretty cool that despite not being able to talk with words, these insects are able to communicate enough to organize themselves into this formation so that they can cross long distances.
When food isn't readily available, honeypot ants drop nectar into larger ants in the colony who will serve as living storage tanks of nourishment for the whole colony. From Deep Look: The species of honeypot ant featured in our video, Myrmecocystus mexicanus, forages at night in the Southwest and Mexico. Workers venture out of their… READ THE REST
Apparently, ants don't like sticky surfaces, as you can see in this time-lapse video. When they're placed next to a piece of double-sided tape and a small pile of crushed glass, they go to work, covering the tape with the grains. We have a lot to learn from these little creatures. READ THE REST
I always enjoy Temponaut Timelapse's videos of ants and other small creatures crawling all over a piece of food and making it disappear. I wonder what kind of similar timelapse he could do with people instead of bugs? 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. Like us, you love a holiday jam or two. Voices singing "Let's be jolly?" We eat that up. Choir bells ringing? Can't get enough. Marshmallows for toasting and caroling out in the snow?… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. New year, new you! And perhaps a new iPad is in the cards for 2023, but if you're working with a strict budget, there's nothing wrong with opting for a slightly… READ THE REST