Tool-wielding Monkeys Push Shellfish To Edge Of Extinction
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:50:15 +0000
According to NewScientist – HUMANS aren’t the only primate to have pushed their prey towards extinction. Monkeys have also over-exploited animals for food. Long-tailed macaques forage for shellfish on islands off Thailand, then crack them open with stone tools. They target the largest rock oysters, bludgeoning them with stone hammers, and pry open the meatiest […]
Meet The Gila Monster [video]
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:14:40 +0000
Little Mistakes Can Mean A Lot
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:45:54 +0000 posted a list of 21 seemingly minor mess ups that led to huge problems. For instance, the Bay of Pigs invasion may have failed due to ignoring time zones. Read explanations of all 21 HERE.
AUTOMATICA 4k – Robots Vs. Music – Nigel Stanford [video]
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:32:13 +0000
How Ford Tests Reactions To Self-driving Cars
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:35:48 +0000
According to WebUrbanist – A Ford van zooming around the Washington D.C. area last month, seemingly without a human in the driver’s seat, wasn’t self-driving after all: it was a man in a ‘seat suit.’ A fake driverless car might seem like a weird experiment, especially considering the fact that there’s an entire fake town […]
Inside the World’s Smelliest Factory [video]
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:28:30 +0000
Peru’s King of Potatoes [video]
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:01:59 +0000
What Is Pumpkin Spice?
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:45:55 +0000
According to MentalFloss – Pumpkin Spice season seems to come earlier every year. But before you reach for a cup, drink this in: The flavor can be composed of more than 300 elements—and pumpkin isn’t one of them. Continue reading and watch a video HERE.
In 1960, A Small Texas Town Experienced ‘Satan’s Storm’
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:45:42 +0000
According to – It was a typical June night in Kopperl. Skies were mostly clear. Some heat lightning was visible on the horizon. One clump of clouds rolled toward the town after midnight. The temperature was about 70F. Suddenly, a tremendous wind arose. It gusted to over 75 mph over a wide area. A […]
Meet Harvey and Irma – Not The Hurricanes
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:58:52 +0000
According to the New York Times – Harvey and Irma Schluter have been married for 75 years. He turned 104 in July; she will be 93 in November. They vividly remember many of the major events of the 20th century, from her first time spotting an airplane, during the Great Depression, to his wonder at […]