How to get comfortable in a stranger’s skin
New empathy-building app lets you swap lives with people you don’t know.
If you put a bunch of snakes on a plane (for science), you’re subjecting them to microgravity.
When you subject a cat to microgravity, it rolls over in an attempt to land on its feet. This isn’t necessarily true with every animal. Snakes, for example, will attack their own bodies.
Read why here, by Jason G. Goldman at io9.
Coral branches retreating to protect themselves.
my obsessive need to photograph lightning every time i see it -> disappointment more often than not
shot from the window of a moving car
Jupiter’s great red spot. A hurricane three times the size of our whole planet that’s been raging for centuries.
To fight unemployment, India to plant 2 billion trees
A new initiative in India will employ up to 300,000 youths in an effort to improve air quality and provide opportunities to the unemployed.
I am posting this photo of a 4 month old white rhino in South Africa, who I call Little Shrek, as a tribute to the 4 rhinos massacred in Kenya this week. It is deeply, deeply upsetting to hear about these killings, the worst rhino poaching episode in 25 years. I fear we will lose these incredible creatures. They just cannot reproduce at the rate of human greed.
At work today I finally got my main project and started doing UI mockups. My project manager gave me a fancy browser sketch pad and icon/button stencils AND IT WAS SO COOL I didn’t even know they made stuff like that wow so fun