The Amazing Story Behind The Brazil Nut

I love nuts. And, while you’re all chuckling at your inner “why am I not surprised?” jokes, I’ll go on to say that Brazil nuts have always been one of my favorite kinds. But I had no idea what a true miracle of nature they were until I watched the National Geographic Channel’s awesome How Nature Works program the other night.

On Planet Earth

After seeing the following video, posted last week at The Earth | Gay carboys, my first thought was of just how unworthy of such a beautiful planet humanity has proven itself to be. I even went so far as to imagine a point in some distant future where our descendants are watching it in wonder over what they’ve been denied, while heaving a huge collective sigh over the monumental stupidity of their ancestors…

Humanity’s Epoch : ANTHROPOCENE

Two very nice videos. The first is from an upload to the melodysheep: Remixes for the Soul YouTube channel: A look at Humanity’s geological epoch: the Anthropocene. In collaboration with Elementa: Embracing the concept that basic knowledge can foster sustainable solutions for society, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene is a new scientific journal published on…

What The Hell Do I Know?

“Hang on John, we’ve got to get on with this… I don’t know what it is, but it fits on here like this…” Pink Floyd – Not Now John Okay, it should be clear to you all by now that I’m just a tad loony. So it probably won’t come as much of a surprise…