Posts tagged with ‘National Geographic’
How Your T-Shirt Can Make a Difference - National Geographic
National Geographic, Dog Whisperer: Wrong father - Dogs have issues too.
These two lines of research—studying the differences between identical twins to pinpoint the influence of environment, and comparing identical twins with fraternal ones to measure the role of inheritance—have been crucial to understanding the interplay of nature and nurture in determining our personalities, behavior, and vulnerability to disease.
Lately, however, twin studies have helped lead scientists to a radical, almost heretical new conclusion: that nature and nurture are not the only elemental forces at work.
…AND THEN YOU SHIT BRICKS. [NatGeo]
Parrotfish, Great Barrier Reef
Photograph by David Doubilet
The clownish grin of a bridled parrotfish reveals its power tools: grinding teeth used to scrape algae from rock. Though sometimes destructive to individual corals, the fish’s efforts are mostly beneficial. Without them, algal growth could smother the reef. Scarus frenatus
National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010 - The Big Picture - Boston.com - Photo and caption by Jim Edwards
A polar bear rolls around next to the National Geographic Explorer in Svalbard, Norway. The female bear swam and crossed more than a kilometre of ice to get to the vessel, which was stopped and shut down in fast ice on the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard Archipelago, Norway. The bear showed intense curiosity as she went from stem to stern of the ship, returning to the bow to stand up against the hull itself…
Picture: MICHAEL NOLAN / SPECIALIST STOCK / BARCROFT MEDIA (via Pictures of the day: 16 July 2010 - Telegraph)
No biggie. Just holding up this huge glacier with my fucking bear feet.