jtotheizzoe:

skunkbear:

This just in: spiders tune the silk threads of their webs like guitar strings
… and they use the distinct vibrational frequencies to help them locate meals and mates. Hear the full story of these good vibrations, from NPR’s Christopher Joyce, here. 
And watch our video!:


I’m pickin’ up good vibrations on this one.

jtotheizzoe:

skunkbear:

This just in: spiders tune the silk threads of their webs like guitar strings

… and they use the distinct vibrational frequencies to help them locate meals and mates. Hear the full story of these good vibrations, from NPR’s Christopher Joyce, here

And watch our video!:

I’m pickin’ up good vibrations on this one.

undergradhist:

Professorial Coping Strategy #1: Grading Bingo

Kind of a marvelous idea.

undergradhist:

Professorial Coping Strategy #1: Grading Bingo

Kind of a marvelous idea.

Two more Red Admirals hatched today, and after drying their wings they flew off to explore Oakland’s backyards.

Found a Red Admiral fluttering inside my house today - but not in the butterfly cage with the other three chrysalides! Seems like one plucky caterpillar made its escape to the well-camouflaged curtains prior to pupating.

Red Admiral caterpillar, in a late (and very hungry) instar stage.

Red Admiral caterpillar, in a late (and very hungry) instar stage.

newyorker:

Richard Renaldi’s early-morning photographs capture the way the city feels after staying out all night. Take a look: http://nyr.kr/1gY7Rsq
Above: Marcos, 2012.

newyorker:

Richard Renaldi’s early-morning photographs capture the way the city feels after staying out all night. Take a look: http://nyr.kr/1gY7Rsq

Above: Marcos, 2012.

People are really bad at saying what they mean and meaning what they say but at least there’s whiskey.

lolmythesis:

Written Arts, Bard College

Life thesis