October 18, 2016 1 Comment
So Kal Penn and John Cho were at NC State today campaigning for Hillary Clinton. And the local news station wanted to interview a professor about the Millennial vote just before interviewing these two, so…
Politics, parenting, science, education, and pretty much anything I find interesting
October 17, 2016 Leave a comment
Recent National Geographic photo of the day:
Flashes of lightning illuminate the night sky above Lake Ontario, as seen from an overlook in Lyndonville, New York—located about an hour from the Canadian border at Niagara Falls.
PHOTOGRAPH BY JAMES IANNI, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT
October 15, 2016 Leave a comment
Uncool to do this to the creature that lets you perch on it’s head. Via Telegraph animal photos of the week:
Hey diddle diddle, straight down the middle: an unfortunate portrait of a buffalo in Meru National Park, Kenya.
Tom Stables / Barcroft Images
October 6, 2016 2 Comments
OMG, this NYT Magazine feature on the scale of modern industrial agriculture featuring photos and videos is just amazing! The animal photos generally made me sad (and thinking I really need to eat less meat and dairy), so here’s a great shot of carrots:
Grimmway is one of the largest carrot growers in the world. In this part of the Malaga facility, whole carrots are washed, sized and cut into two-inch “baby” pieces before passing through color sorters — where 360-degree high-speed cameras and sensors spot defective carrots and air jets push them off the line for use in juices or cattle feed.