Over the last few days I’ve gotten a chance to start watching Cosmos, the new show from Neil deGrasse Tyson, and it’s reminded me of something I totally forgot. 452 more words
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There’s a bear in there, and it’s not what you’ve seen on Playschool. With 8 legs, a face like a cannon and a body the size of an exclamation mark, the most bizarre thing about the Water Bear isn’t it’s appearance, it’s the fact that this may well be the toughest animal on the planet.
My recent throng of apocalytpic dreams is now bordering on the ridiculous*. If I wasn’t such a cynic, I’d say the universe was priming me for some sort of cataclysmic event and it is through me that the aliens will communicate their warning before cherry-picking worthy candidates to beam off this doomed rock, like the kid who plays Nicolas Cage’s son in that dreadful film… 1,050 more words
Haven’t done this segment for a long time and I guess this one would get you guys interested. Presenting 10 animals with an extraordinary superpower developed by nature’s most harsh selection, evolution. 29 more words