Talented materials artist Olga Kotova has crafted an incredible line of unique, nature inspired backpacks that includes a goofy grinning octopus named George, who carries a great deal of stuff inside his giant head, while his tentacles, complete with suckers, drape behind. George is made from felted wool with a zipper and glass eyes and […]
The fisherman's family says he found the pearl inside a giant clam by the island of Palawan and kept it under his bed. If confirmed, it would be far and away the largest natural pearl ever found.
A fisherman from Puerto Princesa, a coastal city on Palawan Island in the Philippines, has revealed what could be the largest natural pearl in the world. The unidentified fisherman found the 34kg treasure inside a giant clam over a decade ago while fishing, but was unaware of its value and kept it in his home under his bed as a good luck charm. Show More Summary
The sports world lost a true giant last week after one of the greatest boxers to ever step inside the ring, Muhammad Ali, died after suffering septic shock "due to unspecified natural causes" following his battle with respiratory issues. Ali...Show More Summary
This is a short clip from Raising The Giant Dinosaur on PBS in which everybody's favorite smooth talking nature lover David Attenborough examines a fossilized titanosaur egg. Then, with the help of sick computer graphics, imagines what it would have looked like inside the egg of a developing dinosaur. Show More Summary
Here's the perfect product for people who love nature, but hate all those annoying things that come with it, like dirt, and insects, and fresh air, and a feeling of freedom, and not feeling like you're trapped inside a...
Seriously, there was a lot of blood.On Sunday, National Geographic aired a special called "T. rex Autopsy." In a riff on shows like PBS's "Inside Nature's Giants," where scientists get knee-deep in dissecting some of the world's most fascinating fauna, the special featured a 43-foot T. rex custom-built by the Crawley Creatures workshop.Read full article >>
In an hour-long episode of the documentary series Inside Nature’s Giants, PBS takes a look at the giant squid, a massive deep sea cephalopod believed to be one of the largest invertebrates on Earth. In the documentary, a team of scientists are afforded the rare opportunity to dissect a specimen. They learn that it has […]
In this episode of the PBS documentary series, a team of scientists dissect and examine one of the ocean's rarest creatures: Architeuthis, the giant squid.
As if dealing with beached whale carcasses wasn't hard enough, now it has to be done in full hazmat gear with extra radiation proctections. Well, it'll make for an even more impressive episode of Inside Nature's Irradiated Giants. Read more...
About one year ago, Business Insider editor Sam Ro wanted to learn more about those giant inflatable men with flailing arms, typically reserved for car dealerships. So naturally, he turned to Google. Ro says he searched for these inflatable guys once and clicked on one banner ad. Show More Summary
The undulating structure is made up of 3,600 panels of glass, which in turn make up giant overlapping “sails.” The angles of each sail will allow natural light inside while also protecting from direct sun and diverting rain water during the rainy season.
Not everyone gets to ride inside the anime's titans, and we can't crunch people in half with the video game's giant mechs, but in both cases we would if we could. Polariscalls this video a mash up, but it just feels like natural progression to me. Read more...
Irwin Simon built the world's largest natural foods company -- and hit an economic home run for New York State. Now he plans to spend more than $100 million a year on acquisitions to double Hain Celestial's U.S. sales to $2 billion. Juice cleanse, anyone?
Based on combined enterprise value, Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) is the third largest energy company in North America. We tend to associate the giant with its 75,000 miles of pipelines, but in reality, its operations are incredibly diverse. Over the next few days, I’ll take a closer look at each of the midstream company’s five [...]
Based on combined enterprise value, Kinder Morgan is the third largest energy company in North America. We tend to associate the giant with its 75,000 miles of pipelines, but in reality, its operations are incredibly diverse. Over the next few days, I'll take a closer look at each of the midstream company's five distinct business units. Show More Summary
Klaus Pichler was walking home late one night when he noticed light on in the basement of Vienna’s Natural History Museum. What he saw inside inspired a project called Skeletons in the Closet. Vienna’s Natural History Museum is one of the oldest, largest, and most important collections in the world. Show More Summary
Mother nature messes with our heads once again, delivering an unexpected surprise inside of yet another giant chicken egg. We’ll stop posting these when we get to Level 4. (Thanks Everyone!) Hat Tip Link
Here’s a video of a great talk about the evolution of whales that anatomist Joy Reidenberg gave at the recent PopTech conference. You may have seen her on the show Inside Nature’s Giants. Here’s my profile of Reidenberg this spring in the New York Times, in which I focused on what it’s like to take apart whales for a living. Joy Reidenberg: Weird whales from PopTech on Vimeo.
If you’ve ever wondered what life is like inside the the world’s most valuable company, this video will give you an insight into the inner workings of the technology giant. It is quite surprising to see a (rare) video of this nature coming from Apple, given the culture of strict secrecy Apple has adopted (for [...]