I made this first place trophy for the winning team of Know No Stranger’s first annual THE HUNT! A sprawling, region-wide 24-hour scavenger hunt. Know No Stranger’s latest big success. Next big thing on the agenda? Optical Popsicle High 5. (I hope we call it that.)
Mugshot of Thomas Bede, November 22 1928
Pinkyshow.org is really cool. This video brings up some important points to consider about things we take for granted.
The pupil is thereby…
Schooled to confuse teaching with learning.
Schooled to confuse grade advancement with education.
Schooled to confuse a diploma with competence.
His imagination is schooled to accept service in place of value.
Medical treatment is mistaken for health care.
Social work is mistaken for the improvement of community life.
Police protection is mistaken for safety.
Military poise is mistaken for national security.
The rat race is mistaken for productive work.
Long Term Exposure Photos of Fireworks
Photographer David Johnson captures the International Fireworks Show in Ottawa, Canada using an unusual photographic technique of long term exposure. His photos of fireworks look more like bacteria under a microscope. The results are amazing.
Killer Cave Lured Ancient Carnivores to Their Death
by Tia Ghose
A cavern in Spain may have lured ancient carnivores to their deaths by offering the promise of food and water, new research suggests.
The new study, published today (May 1) in the journal PLOS ONE, may explain how the carcasses of several carnivore species, including saber-toothed cats and “bear dogs,” wound up in an underground cavern millions of years ago.
“Only the carnivores were daring enough to enter,” said study co-author M. Soledad Domingo, a paleontologist at the University of Michigan. “But they were unable to make their way out.”…
(read more: Live Science)
(images: 1 - illustration of sabertooths with rhino in ancient cave by Mauricio Anton; 2 - photo of Sabertooth skull by Soledad Domingo; 3 - illustration of cave history by Anton, Domingo, Sanchez; 4 - fossil skeleton of ancient “Bear-Dog” by ghedoghedo | Wikimedia)
Given these bones in a trash pit, all cut and chopped up, it’s clear that this body was dismembered for consumption.