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Moar on coconut crabs

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Reader Dennis Hansen (see crab post below) has just uploaded a video to YouTube showing a bit of a color-choice experiment he's doing with the giant tortoises of Aldabara, but then. . . well, I'll ...
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March | 2013 | In the Artifact Lab

March | 2013 | In the Artifact Lab | Flotsam & Jetsam | Scoop.it

Making mummies for display:  "I used skeletal and anatomical diagrams, photos of real mummies and my own body as reference for scale, proportion and texture. For the body, I started with a wood armature that I then “fleshed out” with paper and cardboard."

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snopes.com: Lion and Tiger and Bear

snopes.com: Lion and Tiger and Bear | Flotsam & Jetsam | Scoop.it
Photograph shows a lion, tiger, and bear that live together in the same enclosure at an animal sanctuary?
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Global Competition - All Expenses Paid Around the World Blogging Trip - Launched Today

Global Competition - All Expenses Paid Around the World Blogging Trip - Launched Today | Flotsam & Jetsam | Scoop.it
Win Travel's Biggest, Baddest Bucket List with My DestinationGlobal competition to win a six-month all expenses paid trip blogging around the world - plus $50,000 cash Los Angeles, CA – January 28,...
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Why did men stop wearing high heels?

Why did men stop wearing high heels? | Flotsam & Jetsam | Scoop.it
It was once a sign of virility and masculinity - whatever happened to the high heel?
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Seeds of wisdom and dissent - The Spectator

"George Orwell was deeply hostile to vegetarianism. Vegetarians were of ‘that dreary tribe of high-minded women and sandal-wearers and bearded fruit-juice drinkers who come flocking to the smell of “progress” like bluebottles to a dead cat’. And before the days of South Indian restaurants in London, one had only to go to a vegetarian eating establishment to see that he had a point. It wasn’t only the beards that wilted (to quote Orwell again): it seemed that nut rissoles had an existentially wilting effect on those who subsisted on them. Of course, one might have mistaken cause for effect.

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Starchy genes made dog into Man's best friend, study reports

Starchy genes made dog into Man's best friend, study reports | Flotsam & Jetsam | Scoop.it
The question of how some wolves evolved into the trusty dogs that work on farms, lead the blind and curl up on pillows in bedrooms has remained largely unanswered. Until now.
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Eve Emshwiller's curator insight, June 5, 2013 11:46 PM

Domestication of non-plants.

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Moar on coconut crabs

Moar on coconut crabs | Flotsam & Jetsam | Scoop.it
Reader Dennis Hansen (see crab post below) has just uploaded a video to YouTube showing a bit of a color-choice experiment he's doing with the giant tortoises of Aldabara, but then. . . well, I'll ...
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