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Thursday, June 30, 2011
Puffins, seals and jellyfish of the Farne Islands – in pictures | Environment | guardian.co.uk
Baffled, they watched as the animal - who is so massive some keepers are afraid to even enter his enclosure - tried to dip his hooves into his drinking trough, before attempting to dunk his whole head in the water.
But they were amazed as 10ft tall Shooter lifted his head from the trough clutching a tiny marmot - a kind of large squirrel - between his jaws.
She even appeared in movies like Alaska in 1995 when she was just a few weeks old.
But these military personnel have taken things a step beyond in these hilarious images from the battlefield.
"Slow and steady wins the race — unless you're crossing an airport tarmac.
About 150 diamondback terrapins interrupted service Wednesday morning out of John F. Kennedy Airport in New York when they migrated across the runways from Jamaica Bay Park, which is just next door to the airport."via TIME NewsFeed/continue reading
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
"During the trial, Blagojevich got himself in trouble for texting photos of his hair."
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But for French zoologists Pierre and Elaine Thivillon, who own a zoo in Saint-Martin la-Plaine near Lyon, this is exactly what their 'little one' is.
They have fostered a gorilla called Digit who was rejected by her mother and they now treat her as their own."
Dr Combustion's nose, beard and hair were created by adding different mixtures of nanoparticles to a flame. The eyes and mouth are examples of counterflow diffusion flame, while the hat is an example of a more typical methane-air diffusion flame.
(Image: Bogdan Pavlov and Li Qiao)
Gallery - The best combustion art goes up in flames - New Scientist /more
Since the mob members also then indirectly learn about the threatening person, the findings demonstrate how just a single crow's bad experience with a particular human can spread information about this individual throughout entire crow communities.
Given that crows have impressive memories, people who ruffle the feathers of these birds could experience years of retribution."
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The Tokyo-Nagoya-Osaka Megalopolis, also called the Taiheiyo Belt, is a unique example of urban agglomeration, with an estimated 80 million people living within the area. During a brief visit to Japan in 2009, Celada was fascinated by the isolation and loneliness he felt in the streets. As a foreigner traveling in an alien environment, language and cultural differences augmented the temporal distance between himself and the locals. While observing people, it was clear to Celada that even the indigenous inhabitants were not able to interact successfully with each other."
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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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"The Vienna-based Vegetable Orchestra is just what it sounds like: an orchestra that plays instruments made of fresh vegetables. The 13-year-old musical ensemble has played its experimental pieces in concert houses all over the world.
Now they are working with scientist Wolfgang Palme from the Horticultural College and Research Institute Schönbrunn to develop the next generation of carefully cultivated instruments. Palme approached the musical group because he is interested in promoting the diversity, beauty, and seasonality of vegetables to the public. "Vegetables are extraordinary," he says."
Van Ronk, who died in 2002, was a key figure in the Greenwich Village folk scene, helping to revive traditional and blues music in the late 50s, and remaining involved in radical politics all his life. His memoirs, The Mayor of MacDougal Street, was published in 2005.
The Coens have previously focused on traditional Americana and roots music, notably with their 2000 film O Brother Where Art Thou? which helped to trigger a major bluegrass revival, after the release of its bestselling soundtrack album produced by T-Bone Burnett."