A collection of thoughts on, and examples of, curious things
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
The very last Xmas island Pipistrelle bat was heard on 25 August 2009 with no further ‘sightings’ (hearings) despite intensive efforts to locate the species. http://www.perditaphillips.com/the-very-last-christmas-island-pipistrelle-bat/ A tribute to an incomprehensible inability to act.
Penguins listening to the Gramophone during the summer from The Heart of the Antarctic (1909) by Ernest Shackleton
stuck in traffic jam, SERIOUSLY tailgated by a BUS, osprey lands on light pole.
I can’t embed this so you will have to visit the site: http://www.metmuseum.org/connections/birding/
It’s from a series of eclectic samples of the collection written by employees of the Met Museum (this one by editor Dale Tucker)
Check out just how many incests you can find!
Created by Ilaria Pagin, Viviana Ferro, and Elisa Zamarian
Fascinating colour photos from the 1940s are rephotographed sometimes with the decendants of the people in the originals.
Picturing Pie Town, USA, In 1940 And Again Today by CLAIRE O’NEILL December 06, 2012
Originally photographed in940 by Russell Lee and rephotographed by Arthur Drooker in 2011+