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“It begins with this obvious observation: Whales poop. In fact, they poop mightily.”
“The mosquito can live a pretty normal life. It can mate, reproduce and buzz to its heart’s delight. But the whole time, the sneaky fungus is slowly spreading itself around the mosquito’s vital organs.”
“I remember looking down and seeing purple nail polish on the thumb.”
“Could this be the creature that we can all agree we should just get rid of?”
“There it was, half a pinkie’s length up, right where the cartilage meets the bone: the smooth, rounded backside of a fully engorged tick.”
“Water, by itself, is not actually that good at remembering how to become ice.”
Diatoms are the best and that’s all there is to it.