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This 2-Minute Video Is the Best Thing I’ve Ever Seen About Nature. I Could Rewatch It Endlessly! Patterns in Nature. - Hashem Al-Ghaili. MasterClass - As close to Frank Gehry’s design studio as...

Evolution

What can ants, birds and bacteria teach us about collective intelligence? USC Viterbi School of Engineering researchers believe that some of the most complex technologies of our times, such as robotics or cognitive computing, can learn a thing or two from swarms of ants, pigeons and bacteria.

What can ants, birds and bacteria teach us about collective intelligence?

For starters, let’s look at ants. Drop some sugar on the floor and wait. Fantastic Fungi: The Spirit of Good.

The Nature of Water

What Would Happen If Humans Disappeared? (Video) Encyclopedia of Life. Patterns. Emphaty & Friendship. Earth's Fauna. Earth's Flora. Inspiration. Perspective. 21 Most Beautiful Nature Photos On Stumbleupon. These are the 21 most beautiful nature photos on Stumbleupon.

21 Most Beautiful Nature Photos On Stumbleupon

Discover Life. The 7 Weirdest Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures. By Natalie Wolchover | March 27, 2012 12:57pm ET.

The 7 Weirdest Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures

Play the Rings of a Tree Trunk Like a Record. Top 20 Earth Pictures found on Stumble Upon. Everybody knows that Stumbleupon is an great source for beautiful photography, nature, pets, arts and much more.

Top 20 Earth Pictures found on Stumble Upon

They have millions of users and they are probably the most wide used source for finding quality content. Today, we collected 20 popular photographs from Stumbleupon. The 15 Craziest Things In Nature You Won’t Believe Actually Exist. Mother Nature is beautiful and amazing because we can see many amazing stuff like these 15 things that you won’t believe they actually exist.

The 15 Craziest Things In Nature You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

All these places are real. It is hard to believe in that, but that is true. 1. Best Wild Nature Photos of The Year 2013. Today i’m presenting you the most vivid and impressive photos of wildlife from around the world, winning international photo contests of the year.

Best Wild Nature Photos of The Year 2013

Reconnaître les empreintes d'animaux. Les animaux se dplacent beaucoup, mme si nous ne les voyons pas.

Reconnaître les empreintes d'animaux

Les empreintes dans la terre ou dans la neige peuvent nous permettre de les identifier. Voyons comment devenir un vrai pisteur Les 4 tapes de la reconnaissance de traces : 1. Les empreintes 2. La forme laisse par la patte de lanimal nous donne dj une bonne indication. On peut distinguer 3 groupes danimaux suivant la manire dont ils sappuient sur leurs pattes : Les digitigrades Ils marchent sur leurs doigts (phalanges en rouge) et leur plante (mtacarpiens en bleu). Plante et doigts sont recouverts de coussinets ou pelotes qui laissent des empreintes caractristiques. Source Ce sont gnralement des carnivores comme les flins (chat, lynx) ou les canids (renard, chien, loup)... Critres de dtermination : - Taille de l'empreinte - Nombre de pelotes - Forme et disposition des pelotes - Prsence ou non de griffes Les plantigrades Le pied ou la main repose entirement sur le sol.

Thém@doc - Les indices et traces d'animaux. Native Americans Native Americans. Pigeons Quickly Learn to Read Mammograms. (Newser) – Human radiologists, look out.

Pigeons Quickly Learn to Read Mammograms

Pigeons turn out to be expert mammogram readers after very little training, at least according to a study published this week in PLoS ONE. Little Girl Feeds Crows; In Return, They Bring Her Gifts. Healthy News and Information. These 25 Extremely Odd Things Are Happening On Earth RIGHT NOW. #5 Is Freaky.

Healthy News and Information

HelloU. Meetville. (37) Facebook. Wikispecies, free species directory. Organisms. Biologia com o Prof. Jubilut. 50 Powerful Photos Capture Extraordinary Moments In The Wild. These amazing photos show animals in a way that you’ve never seen them before.

50 Powerful Photos Capture Extraordinary Moments In The Wild

Each image serves as a reminder that we share the planet with some truly awe-inspiring creatures. John Chaney / National Geographic Ian Schofield / National Geographic Goat kids playing at 14,000 feet. Så ser sand ut i 250 gångers förstoring - Skrolla. (6) Facebook. Frozen Underground for 1,500 Years, a Moss Comes Back to Life - Wired Science. Scientists drilling core samples of ancient moss from Antarctic moss banks. Photo: P. Boelen Scientists have an awesome word for things that look like they’re dead but aren’t really dead: cryptobiosis.

Crypto for hidden, and biosis for life. Lots of organisms can do this. DamNation Explores History of Dams and Brilliance of Rivers Reborn, Premieres at SXSW. Too Beautiful To Be Real? 16 Surreal Landscapes Found On Earth. These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself. Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, U.S. The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world, after Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand and Boiling Lake in Dominica. It is located in the Midway Geyser Basin. Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey. Hey, What’s All That Stuff In The Water. Let’s Look Closer…A Little Closer… WHAT?! If you were flying over a body of water, looked down, and saw this, you probably wouldn’t know what to think. Until you either flew a little lower or got out some binoculars.

That’s exactly what happened over Lake Nakura in Kenya. When looking closer and closer, the reality of what was being seen was revealed. Jean-Pierre Dobrenn. Attention Nature Lovers, You’ve Got To See This Video! “Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.” – E.O. Why Animals "Adopt" Others, Including Different Species. A feel-good tale of sperm whales "adopting" a deformed bottlenose dolphin made an Internet splash this week . The story resonated with readers, including Reddit commenter Fallapoo , who said: "I see a Disney movie in the works. " But the marine mammals aren't the only ones that form odd alliances, experts say.

Such adoptions are relatively common among domestic animals, and occasionally seen in the wild, according to Jenny Holland, author of the 2011 book Unlikely Friendships . ( Read a Q&A with Holland about her book .) Some examples include a dog that nursed a baby squirrel as part of her own litter, captive apes that treated cats like infant apes, and a dog that watched over a baby owl , Holland said by email. And in her forthcoming book, Unlikely Loves , Holland will feature a Dalmatian that adopts a calf that happens to wear Dalmatian-like spots, a goat that helps a young giraffe learn self-confidence, and a hen that sits on "her" pups to keep them warm. Scientists Proclaim Animal and Human Consciousness the Same. 15 Amazing Things You Won't Believe Actually Exist In Nature. Dogs talking on skype! - Amazing and Crazy videos. This bastard kills more humans than all the deadliest animals combined.

Amazing Goats Climb a Near Vertical Dam. Everything Is Connected : TED Radio Hour. Norsk hund och räv. Incredible Computer Generated Photos of Animals in the Womb. 22 Strange Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Exist. Hybrid Animals That Are Hard To Believe Actually Exist. Legend is full of strange, hybrid creatures, and Photoshoppers have dedicated countless hours to creating new ones.