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The mudskipper: the coolest fish on land?

Since the first time I saw this snippet, I have loved the mudskipper, and I can watch this over and over again. Hilarious, interesting, fascinating. Evolution FTW.


Who do you think you know?

You know that Nigella Lawson?

No. You don’t. But I bet you could close your eyes and picture her if you tried.

You know her face, recognize her voice, and probably know at least 3 distinct facts about her. 552 more words

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Get a Voice

“Success in voice-over is not a question of class of accent. It is a question of clarity of thought and diction coupled with the ability to communicate subtle thoughts and desires normally masked by words.” (Bernard Graham Shaw)

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"Natural history is not about producing fables"*...

Or, then again, maybe it can be…

Lori Nix has created  a series of photos that show the mayhem behind the scenes at an imaginary natural history museum.   319 more words

Touching two minute video... "What A Wonderful World" indeed

From BBC One, “What A Wonderful World” with David Attenborough.  Inspiring lyrics spoken over very cool images.

Climate change, death and rebirth – a doomsday hypothesis

“The heavens have had their dropsy, they drowned the world; and they shall have their fever, and burn the world.” – John Donne, Devotions on Emergent Occasions. 1,186 more words

Climate Change

“Anyone who thinks that you can have infinite growth on a planet with finite resources is either a madman or an economist.” – David Attenborough