Archive for the ‘Nature’ Category

Singing, Kickboxing Frogs [VIDEO]

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

In order to put themselves in the best position to find a mate, these frogs battle it out in the jungle to gain higher ground so their calls can be heard far and wide. Found at YouTube from DiscoveryNetworks.

Earth’s Ocean Currents Animated, 2005-2007 [VIDEO]

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

An animated visualization of the ocean surface currents around the world, from June 2005 through December 2007. Found at YouTube from djxatlanta.

Bag-Like, Tentacleless Jelly Fish

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Steve Haddock, a research scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, explains the scyphomedusa Deepstaria, an odd, tentacleless jelly fish. Found at YouTube from MBARIvideo via BoingBoing.

Iceberg Tsunami [VIDEO]

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Who said glacial always needs to mean slow? These glaciers created an iceberg tsunami in a flash. Found at YouTube from Jens Møller.

Fruit Flies Get Plastered To Self-Medicate [VIDEO]

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Fruit flies infected with a blood-borne parasite consume alcohol to self-medicate, a behavior that greatly increases their survival rate, an Emory University study finds. Found at YouTube from EmoryUniversity.

Spring Comes Alive: The Life Of Flowers

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

A compilation video of beautiful time-lapse flowers edited by Vladimir Vorobyov. Found at Vimeo from vorobyoff.