Tag Archives: SciArt

Tiger and Tadpole

Little Red’s limbic system was fried. That whole mortar and pestle experience had just been beyond pail. She tried reading The brain of the tiger salamander, but then remembered that she had to visit her gran. She packed a basket with … Continue reading

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Embracing Dotty

H/T’s: Bracing Cephalomissions; HTML; Ellipsis; Caribbean reef squid. You can see a great picture of the alarm response of a baby squid here! via Blogger http://ift.tt/2oYqrGR

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Aggro Nyms

Mm: rather go with the knee lift- than the knee jerk reaction, unless you have splendid patellas: you don’t want to suffer from prepatellar bursitis, no. P.S. Some acronyms are more unfortunate than others. h/t: Addressing the ethical issues raised … Continue reading

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I, Kea

(Dis ‘n bak asana, die kea. ‘Clown of the mountains’, cousin of the kakapo. Get your Bakasana Balance gear; join the circus of kea!) h/t: How to do the Crow Pose; The Kea Parrot has a Call that’s as infectious as Laughter/ … Continue reading

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Spidey Sense in Spades

H/T: WOTD Wiktionary: in spades; SVG Extended spider cognition: Japyassú, H.F. & Laland, K.N. Anim Cogn (2017). doi:10.1007/s10071-017-1069-7 via Blogger http://ift.tt/2mIRGF9

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Notable Nimba

Imagine sleeping for six months of your rare gravidity. h/t: Sandberger-Loua L, Müller H, Rödel M-O (2017) A review of the reproductive biology of the only known matrotrophic viviparous anuran, the West African Nimba toad, Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93(1): … Continue reading

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King Corny Muse

Je m’amuse: dang, forgot the crown! Saccorhytus coronarius; not a putz to futz around… H/T: “One of our oldest ancestors has been discovered, and it had a big mouth and no butt“ via Blogger http://ift.tt/2kZuml5

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Two Artists

Having seen many banksias on the hike, the visit to Celia Rosser’s Gallery was especially satisfying. Also fun: Alison Lester‘s shopfront! Echidna! via Blogger http://ift.tt/2iCTOzP

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From MONA to Mount Field

Art is for communication and fun! Well: We need art; Is art really all about bonking?; David Walsh of Mona: on art, sex and why (gallery) size matters  h/t to Premier Travel Tasmania, and Karin Beaumont. via Blogger http://ift.tt/2hfuQpU

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Impostoristest

h/t: Feeling Like a Fraud…The Open Notebook via Blogger http://ift.tt/2gbSlhQ

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