Appearances aside, all forms of life have similar goals. And hermit crabs, like our old friends The Jeffersons, are simply looking to move on up… ;)
My friend Rosie posted this video on Facebook, and I swear it’s quite literally “wet your pants” funny! :)
The image below, from Cool Infographics, is a fixed representation of the interactive alien civilizations calculator, built around Dr. Frank Drake’s famous Drake Equation, in the BBC’s very cool Drake equation: How many alien civilizations exist? infographic post.
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.
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…
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…
Originally posted on Metousiosis:
A wonderful new trailer, with music by Eric Idle (Monty Python), for the forthcoming BBC science miniseries, entitled The Wonders of Life, hosted by Brian Cox. First episode airs January 2013.