Wednesday Wanderings: Bird Camouflage, Chasing Cheese, Adorable Rat Photos, and Water on Venus a Possibility

Many animals rely on camouflage to escape predators. It seems some birds choose their hiding places based on their individual coloration and markings: Camouflage Birds Would you slip and slide down this hill after a wheel of cheese? These folks do it every year: Cheese Rolling These photos of rescue rats are irresistibly adorable: Rat … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Bird Camouflage, Chasing Cheese, Adorable Rat Photos, and Water on Venus a Possibility

Wednesday Wanderings: Lifesaver Lightning, Spacewalk, Whale Photos, and Oldest Photos of New York City

We have all heard that biting into a wintergreen Lifesaver makes lightning, right? Well, here's a slo-motion video of that effect- called triboluminescence- that is quite cool: Lifesaver Lightning Here's some looped video of an actual spacewalk by ISS astronauts. "Planet Earth is blue..": Spacewalk Some really gorgeous photos of whales of all types: Whales … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Lifesaver Lightning, Spacewalk, Whale Photos, and Oldest Photos of New York City

Wednesday Wanderings: Last Jedi Trailer, Shy Octopus, Oldest Dwelling in UK, and Scale Model Solar System

A trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released: Last Jedi Trailer If this little dumbo octopus doesn't make you smile, there may be no hope for you: Dumbo Octopus This stone dwelling is the oldest house yet discovered in the UK and is surprisingly intact, including stone furniture: Ancient Stone Dwelling These … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Last Jedi Trailer, Shy Octopus, Oldest Dwelling in UK, and Scale Model Solar System

Wednesday Wanderings: Singing Fish, Bad Lip Reading, Sustainable Travel Luxury, and Sand Ripples on Mars

Did you know that fish sing? They do, and here's a recording of them doing it: Singing Fish Oh, oh, oh! Another ¬†NFL Bad Lip Reading video! Happy, happy, joy, joy: Bad Lip Reading Now you can have luxury travel accommodations and stay environmentally friendly thanks to these high-end hotels that practice sustainability: Sustainable Luxury¬† … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Singing Fish, Bad Lip Reading, Sustainable Travel Luxury, and Sand Ripples on Mars

Wednesday Wanderings: Newspaper Sculpture, Toxic Ocean Lake, Ancient Greek Mosaics, and Jupiter

Ever wonder if something other than recycling or composting could be done with old newspapers? Here's your answer: Newspaper Sculpture There is a "lake" in the Gulf of Mexico that you won't want to swim in. (Yeah, the head is kinda click bait-y but I thought it was interesting, anyway): Lake in the Sea Archaeologists … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Newspaper Sculpture, Toxic Ocean Lake, Ancient Greek Mosaics, and Jupiter

Wednesday Wanderings: No Aliens to Contact?, New Fairytales, Our Ninth Planet (Maybe), and Studying the Mid-Atlantic Ridge Volcanos

Is this the reason we haven't been able to contact any alien races? Aliens 500 new fairytales have been found in Germany: Fairy Tales Oceanographers are set to study part of the 40,000 mile long mid-ocean ridges: Mid-Ocean Ridges Is there a ninth planet in our solar system? Astronomers think there may be: Ninth Planet … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: No Aliens to Contact?, New Fairytales, Our Ninth Planet (Maybe), and Studying the Mid-Atlantic Ridge Volcanos

Wednesday Wanderings: Bubbles, Saturn’s Moon’s Ocean, More Star Wars VII Details, and the Wisdom of Yogi Berra

What this woman does with bubbles is amazing: Bubbles Using data from the Cassini mission, scientists have discovered a global ocean on one of Saturn's moons: Moon Ocean This is from a few months back, but it gives more hints and details about the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Star Wars VII Yogi Berra, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Bubbles, Saturn’s Moon’s Ocean, More Star Wars VII Details, and the Wisdom of Yogi Berra

Wednesday Wanderings: Crystal Cave, WInd and Ocean Currents, Carousels, and Creative Inventions

Mexico's Naica mine: http://www.discoverychannel.com.au/images/the-cave-of-crystals/ Neat look at wind and ocean currents across the globe. Click on the word "earth" for the menu: http://earth.nullschool.net/ If you know me, you know I love carousels. Here are ten really nice ones: http://www.buzzfeed.com/tjane/top-10-carousels-in-america-to-check-out-5r4h For those who have everything, or so you thought: http://www.boredpanda.com/useful-creative-inventions/     ====================================================== Six of One: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Crystal Cave, WInd and Ocean Currents, Carousels, and Creative Inventions