I just stumbled upon a short but amazing BBC clip. The video is all about the annual visits that elephant seals and royal penguins pay to the MacQuarie Island,Tasmania for breeding purposes. The last 60 seconds really blew my mind. Enjoy:The clip comes from BBC series South Pacific (Wild Pacific in the US).Related LinksWild pacific at amazon
You’re familiar with the Atlantic Ocean, but have you ever heard of the Saharan Atlantic Ocean? No? That’s because there is no Saharan Atlantic Ocean. But there might have been.From 510 to 180 million years ago, South America and Africa were fused together in a supercontinent called Gondwana. After that time, rifts in the Earth’s crust broke Gondwana apart, separating the Americas from Africa and resulting in the formation of the Atlantic Ocean. However, Christian Heine
Yesterday I discussed a recent article claiming 10 lines of evidence supporting the claim that consciousness can directly alter reality. I addressed the first five claims in the list. Here are the next five. 6. The Placebo Effect The author claims: “It suggests that one can treat various ailments by using the mind to heal. [...]
Using lasers to accelerate materials to asteroid-like impact velocities, scientists have shown how the Chicxulub asteroid impact, which happened roughly 65 million years ago, could have created a mass extinction in the oceans.