The Apiary Art of Hilary Berseth

July 26, 2009 at 2:50 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Sculpture | Leave a comment
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Hilary gets bees to make her art for her.

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How To Build A 6,000 km Sandstone Wall

July 26, 2009 at 1:18 am | Posted in Architecture, Biology, Chemistry, FutureTech | Leave a comment
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The answer: Use bacteria.

The Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism

January 12, 2009 at 5:02 am | Posted in Biology, Philosophy, Religion, Science | Leave a comment
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A series of very thorough rhetorical arguments demonstrating the intellectual dishonesty of the modern creationist movement.

Rat Basketball

October 22, 2008 at 5:49 pm | Posted in Biology, Games, Psychology | Leave a comment
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From Finland to Ohio, it’s rodent hoop time!

Weird, Weird Science

October 17, 2008 at 12:43 am | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science, Television | Leave a comment
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Dailymotion User Weird Weird Science has a variety of admittedly weird videos you might enjoy.

Teach The Starlings

July 29, 2008 at 8:04 am | Posted in Biology, History | 2 Comments
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A little known fact about the European starling is that it has the ability to mimic human speech. Based on this fact, one man began a project to teach European starlings to say the name of the man who introduced them into North America : “Schieffelin.”

The Colors Of The Nudibranch

July 20, 2008 at 9:30 pm | Posted in Biology, Design, Photography | Leave a comment
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They’re like Nature’s Own Color Swatches.

The Indonesia Mimic Octopus

June 29, 2008 at 11:41 am | Posted in Biology, Science | Leave a comment
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Here’s an octopus that can imitate over a dozen species of all sorts.  Don’t believe me?  See for yourself.

Make You Own Table-Top Biosphere

April 19, 2008 at 5:57 am | Posted in Biology, Crafts | Leave a comment
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Want you own private ecosystem?  Look no further than this handy how-to guide!

The Language Of Lagomorphs

April 19, 2008 at 5:38 am | Posted in Biology, Reference | Leave a comment
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Everything you need to know to become a rabbit whisperer.

Powers Of Life

April 11, 2008 at 2:17 am | Posted in Biology, Drawing, Science | Leave a comment
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A bit of context about our place in the tree of life, over at Tipping The Spherical Cow.

The Wellcome Image Awards

March 11, 2008 at 11:15 pm | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Eye Candy, Photography, Science | Leave a comment

Awards distributed only to the very best microscopic photography.

Planet Earth: The Music Video

January 2, 2008 at 7:11 am | Posted in Biology, Eye Candy, Music, Photography | Leave a comment

Why bother watching the BBC’s excellent series when you can see clips of it choreographed to music?

The Trap-Jaw Ant: Fastest Jaws In The World

December 29, 2007 at 11:16 pm | Posted in Biology, Science | Leave a comment

It’s one thing to read about it, but it’s another thing entirely to see it in action.

The Bacterial Art of Eshel Ben-Jacob

December 17, 2007 at 1:27 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Chemistry, Eye Candy, Science | Leave a comment

Life as paint.

Map of New Brainland

November 30, 2007 at 6:32 pm | Posted in Biology, Cartography, Eye Candy, Mashup/Remix, Psychology | Leave a comment

Neurology has never looked so rugged!

A Vending Machine For Crows

November 19, 2007 at 5:48 am | Posted in Biology, Commerce, Science, Technology | Leave a comment

Teaching crows to turn in shiny in exchange for crunchy.

1932 ‘Histomap’ of Evolution

November 19, 2007 at 5:47 am | Posted in Biology, Eye Candy, History, Reference, Science | Leave a comment

Now with free skeptical disclaimer!

Evolving Clocks

November 4, 2007 at 1:57 pm | Posted in Biology, Propaganda, Robotics, Science, Software, Technology | Leave a comment

Proof that, if clocks could breed and reproduce, evolution would make a fine watchmaker.

The Deep

October 8, 2007 at 8:41 pm | Posted in Biology, Books, Photography, Science | Leave a comment

Claire Nouvian’s new book devoted to photographing deep sea life has an excellent web site.

Bell Jar Bees

September 14, 2007 at 11:59 pm | Posted in Biology, Photography, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

An unusual look at how bees build a hive… in a jar.

Lantern Fish

August 14, 2007 at 10:46 am | Posted in Animation, Biology, CG, Fiction, Mashup/Remix, Statistics | Leave a comment

Learn about fish the creepy animated way!

How To Tick People Off

August 12, 2007 at 7:48 pm | Posted in Biology, Film, Humor, Psychology, Television | Leave a comment

A list of highly annoying habits, worthy of How To Irritate People.

Brain Story

August 9, 2007 at 9:06 am | Posted in Biology, Film, Health, Psychology, Science, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

The BBC’s comprehensive neurology series has crept into the torrent of bits, ready to download.

The Mating Ritual Of The Jumping Spider

July 29, 2007 at 7:56 pm | Posted in Biology, Statistics | Leave a comment

Jumping spiders, apparently, are expert drummers.  (Warning: video contains spiders, which as we all know, are scary)

The Golden Insect Constructions Of Hubert Duprat

July 17, 2007 at 4:35 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Sculpture, Statistics, Weapons | Leave a comment

Dare I call them… blingsects?

Body Hacks

July 11, 2007 at 1:28 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

A list of perhaps-effective, perhaps-placebo body tricks.

Useless Body Parts

June 6, 2007 at 3:12 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Statistics | Leave a comment

Take that, Pyramidalis Muscle!

DIY Catnip Extract

June 6, 2007 at 3:08 am | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Crafts, Drawing, Robotics, Statistics | Leave a comment

a.k.a Kitty Crack

The Art of Nina Katchandourian

May 17, 2007 at 6:42 pm | Posted in Art, Biology, Cartography, Crafts, Photography, Robotics, Sculpture, Statistics, Television, Weapons | Leave a comment

Her art plays on the intrusion of the unexpected. Whether repairing spider webs, distributing parasitic climbing handholds, or remaking a map, or capturing an unexpected friendship on film, it’s certainly food for thought.

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