Could crocodiles have been behind the JFK assassination? A new study shows strange coincidences.
A report on the Covid-19 pandemic as of 20:00 GMT on Wednesday, 1 April 2020.
Plastic is a petrochemical fabrication promoted by oil companies. To take the perceptual edge off the mountains of forever garbage that plastic becomes, the oil industry promoted the idea of recycling plastic. That was a scam and plastic producers knew it.
Many animals employ fluorescence: a light show via various biochemical means with a diversity of intentions.
Clean water is the elixir of life – as essential for keeping clean as for drinking. Its shortage during the covid-19 pandemic is putting more than half of the global population at risk.
Disease and pollution have long been linked in people’s minds. The word “malaria” means “bad air” in Italian.
An organism’s habitat is the range of environmental conditions which are tolerable. Whereas organisms which adapt to specific niches are specialists, generalists have more tolerance.
Vampire bats must feed on fresh blood at least once every 3 days or face starvation. Fortunately, friends share.
In a world beset with global problems, nations are acting selfishly, thereby accelerating humanity’s demise. Immigration illustrates.
Flocks of foraging forest birds are typically a mixture of species. Flocks’ fluid structure illustrate how comity works.
The world is not as it seems – both a spiritual statement and what can be said looking at commonly used global maps.
A warming world spells more frequent and more intense wildfires. Animals play a part in engendering the spread of a blaze or tamping it down.
That humans are uniquely intelligent is a long-held sentiment. Instead, in thinking themselves a superior species, people are uniquely stupid.
Learning a foreign language often involves enunciating phonemes not found in the native tongue. Mispronunciation is common, and the mind’s bias helps not a whit.
Curiosity is the wellspring of knowledge.
Covid-19 has become a pandemic. The world economy is getting sick.
Wars bring societies together. Plagues pull them apart.
Though it’s not healthy food, Americans love steaks and burgers and consume lots of dairy. Their taste for beef and milk is draining the water supply.
Virus may lack the machinery to replicate themselves, but they do direct their assembly. Their craftsmanship is exquisite.
Many orb weaver spiders sport lemony coats: a seemingly odd color choice, except that yellow attracts lunch.
Burying beetles have complex parental care practices. Both parents provide diligent nurturing; though, as in birds and humans, females take the lead.
Pandas are pudgy, short-legged bears. Yet cubs clamber up trees. They do so with using their head.
Many animals panic when they perceive an emergency; not termites.
Many moths sport luxurious scale pelts which make them look like fuzzy butterflies. The fuzz evolved as acoustic camouflage.
Pathogenic bacteria live by the motto espoused by German philosopher Fredrich Nietzsche (1844-1900): “what does not kill me makes me stronger.”