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World's Deadliest - Stoat Hypnotizes Rabbit. Stoats use pure nutbaggery as a hunting technique

When a stoat can't chase down a rabbit, it breaks out the dance moves. All the dashing and thrashing hypnotizes the stoat's prey until it can deliver the kil.

Ida, one of the most complete primate fossils ever found, a 47-million-year-old human ancestor

Fossil Ida: Extraordinary find is 'missing link' in evolution

Ida, one of the most complete primate fossils ever found, a human ancestor. Photograph: Atlantic Productions Ltd

Brown to blue

Originally, we all had brown eyes. But about years ago, someone who lived near the Black Sea developed a genetic mutation that turned brown eyes blue. While the reason blue eyes have persisted remains a bit of a mystery, one theory is that they act

Amazing. "This is the parenting of big kids, I think: finding the half-dark minutes of the day where your child will invite you into their world, and their mind. Somehow they intuit that the daylight hours are for clearing their own path, and that the night is spent allowing dreams to guide them through darkness. But in between, in the last space between the day and the night, that is the time we are still allowed in – invited, even.  They know when your ears are open."  Photo by @Liz…


DIY Fourth of July Star Jars. All you need is: Red spray paint, Mason Jars, Star stickers, and Newspaper.


the Barred Owl's "who-cooks-for-you" call. I hear this quite often here in Charlotte, NC. They are beautiful birds, easier to hear than see, though they can be aggressive for those trying to walk on the trail during nesting season.

Corolla Spider

TIL The Corolla Spider uses quartz crystals to set a traps and catch its prey