Tagged: animal

Bear – 1976 novel

Bear is a novel by Canadian author Marian Engel, published in 1976. It won the Governor General’s Literary Award the same year. It is Engel’s fifth novel, and her most famous. The story tells...

Dolphin self masturbates with beheaded fish

The intelligence of dolphins is one of their most outstanding features. Among the thousands of members that the animal kingdom has, dolphins take one of the top places regarding intelligence. The brain is the...

How humans are turning the world into plastic

Modern life would be impossible without plastic – but we have long since lost control over our invention. Why has plastic turned into a problem and what do we know about its dangers? [Via: Kurzgesagt]

Richard Dawkins demonstrates the evolution of the eye

Evolution of the Eye When evolution skeptics want to attack Darwin’s theory, they often point to the human eye. How could something so complex, they argue, have developed through random mutations and natural selection,...

The mystery of Bulgaria’s green cat

Meet Bulgaria’s famous emerald green cat, a stray cat seen roaming the streets of the seaside town of Varna. [Via: Getty Images TV]

Crow funeral

Kaeli Swift, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Washington’s Avian Conservation Lab in Seattle, is studying how crows learn about danger from each other and how they respond to seeing one of their...

Why cockroach milk is the ultimate ‘superfood’

Forget oat, soy or almond milk… one day, you may be able to enjoy a cockroach milk latte. Social media lit up on last month when Marie Claire  reshared an article first published in August...

True facts about leafcutter ants

Leafcutter ant, (tribe Attini), any of 39 ant species abundant in the American tropics, easily recognized by their foraging columns composed of hundreds or thousands of ants carrying small pieces of leaves. These moving...

How to pick up a cat like a pro

Dr. Burstyn and his feline friends demonstrate how to pick up a cat in a way that is comfortable for the cat and safe for you. A must watch for anyone with a feline...