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Joseph Grazi presents "Cecil: A Love Story" at Joseph Gross Gallery

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Joseph Gross Gallery is presenting Cecil: A Love Story, a multimedia exhibition that examines the public's erratic moral compass through the guise of perceived aesthetic value in the animal kingdom via the story of Cecil the Lion. On...Show More Summary

Research delivers ground-breaking insights into evolution by studying transcription termination in archaea

In order to describe the diversity of life, science differentiates, for example, between the plant and animal kingdoms. Furthermore, life is also divided into three basic categories or domains: the first comprises organisms whose cells have a nucleus, the domain of the so-called Eukarya. Show More Summary

Peg Leg Hummer

In the wild and wonderful animal kingdom, being born with a birth defect, or receiving a maiming injury is most...

Badass duck casually fends off giant dog like it's NBD

LONDON — It's long been an established fact that swans are among the most terrifying of beasts in the animal kingdom, but did you know that ducks are pretty badass too? Don't doubt it, they are. SEE ALSO: Man livetweeted his flight sitting...Show More Summary

10 'sexy' Halloween costumes that offend the animal kingdom

The working formula for Halloween costume retailers the world over is as follows: pick a noun and find a way to make it sexy. The question of which nouns doesn't seem to phase mass-market costume designers. If it exists in the world, there's a way to make it work. Show More Summary

TripAdvisor to stop selling tickets to animal attractions

TripAdvisor is doing the right thing for the animal kingdom. The travel review site announced Tuesday that its booking service, Viator, would no longer sell tickets to any attractions where tourists come into physical contact with captive...Show More Summary

Male fishing spider might offer himself as snack to females to help offspring

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The urge to reproduce in the animal kingdom can often be stronger than the urge to survive. Case in point – the male dark fishing spider. After the arachnid mates with his female companion, which is roughly double his size and can weigh up to 14 times more than the diminutive male, he dies and the female eats him. Show More Summary

Weekend open thread

October 7, 2016 Something to Smile About It’s World Smile Day, and even the animal kingdom can get in on the fun: Here, a gorilla flashes a mischievous smirk in south Gabon’s Moukalaba-Doudou National Park. Gorillas are vegetarians, and though they eat ants and termites, they prefer leaves, plant stems, roots, flowers, and plump fruit. […]

Apes prove it: You don't have to be human to understand what someone else is thinking

Leave it to a guy in a King Kong suit to demonstrate that humans’ thinking abilities aren’t quite as special as we’d like to think. Of all the creatures in the animal kingdom, only humans were given credit for being able to ascertain the unstated thoughts, beliefs and desires of others. (Of course,...

Zoe Kazan Goes Against A Beast In This Trailer For THE MONSTER

A24 has released the trailer for The Monster, which is directed by Bryan Bertino (The Strangers) and stars Emmy®-Nominee Zoe Kazan (Olive Kitteridge), Ella Ballentine (The Captive) and Scott Speedman (Animal Kingdom). The film follows...Show More Summary

Back to Basics: Ben Robson Stars in Glamour Editorial

Glamour enlists Animal Kingdom star, Ben Robson to appear in a new fashion editorial. Victor Demarchelier photographs the English actor alongside Magdalena Jasek. Tackling casual fashions, stylist Laura Ferrara creates a subtle nautical narrative. Show More Summary

Circuit-based interrogation of sleep control

2 weeks agoAcademics : Nature

Sleep is a fundamental biological process observed widely in the animal kingdom, but the neural circuits generating sleep remain poorly understood. Understanding the brain mechanisms controlling sleep requires the identification of key neurons in the control circuits and mapping of their synaptic connections. Technical innovations

Your (sterilized) indoor-outdoor cat is not a menace to the animal kingdom

To the editor: Warning of the “crisis” of outdoor cats, Peter Marra and Chris Santella ask, with obvious exasperation, when will people learn to treat cats like dogs? (“When will people learn to treat cats like dogs?” Opinion, Sept. 30) In fact, the international community has been doing so for...

Large animals, such as the imperious African elephant, most vulnerable to impact of human expansion

(University of Exeter) Some of the most iconic giants of the animal kingdom, such as the imperious African elephant, are most vulnerable to the detrimental impact of human expansion, new research has shown.

Photoshoppers Give Birds The Human Arms They've Always Wanted

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Image Link) You know what all birds wish they could wear, even just for one day? Human arms and hands, because as hard as they try to rock, and as much as they try to kick ass in the animal kingdom, their wings just aren't cutting the mustard. Show More Summary

Gecko study offers evidence that small morphological changes can lead to large changes in function

How do key innovations in the animal kingdom arise? To explore this question, gecko expert Timothy Higham, an associate professor of biology at the University of California, Riverside, led a team of evolutionary biologists to study Gonatodes, a genus of dwarf geckos. Show More Summary

Consistency builds cohesion in the animal kingdom

Oscar Wilde may have considered consistency "the last refuge of the unimaginative" in human behaviour, but when it comes to fish, the element of predictability is critical. Such are the findings of new research led by the UniversityShow More Summary

Eat, escape, love: the price of looking sexy

In the animal kingdom colourful traits can be both a blessing and a curse. A new study from a group of researchers at Uppsala University has studied the conspicuous wing coloration of two species of damselflies. Their results imply that...Show More Summary

The Animal Welfare Act Claims Rats and Mice are not Animals

As the 50th anniversary of the Animal Welfare Act is celebrated let's restore rodents to the animal kingdom. Studies also show bad welfare is bad for animals and bad for science.

Legend of Zelda Gets Studio Ghibli-Style Remake in New Fan Trailer

Animator Matt Vince has reimagined the Legend of Zelda and its Kingdom of Hyrule as a Studio Ghibli film, such as Spirited Away and The Wind Rises. The post Legend of Zelda Gets Studio Ghibli-Style Remake in New Fan Trailer appeared first on

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