a vagina may not be a clown car but an ass is not a storage locker
Monday, 20 March 2023

There?s No Such Thing As ?Warm-? Or ?Cold-? Blooded

quote [ To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords:
- Thermoregulation: the strategy through which the body maintains its internal temperature.
- Endotherm: an animal that generates most of its heat internally.
- Ectotherm: an animal that relies on environmental heat sources.
- Mesotherm: an animal with an intermediate heat generating strategy.
- Poikilotherm: an animal whose internal temperature varies considerably.
- Heterotherm: an animal that sometimes keeps its body temperature the same and sometimes lets it vary.
- Homeotherm: an animal whose internal temperature does not change much. ]

[SFW] [environment & nature] [+4 Interesting]
[by steele@6:23pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 17 March 2023

What Survives

quote [ Feeling for the edge of change, Lacy M. Johnson walks through a wetland nature center near Houston that has reclaimed the land where a neighborhood, sunken by oil extraction and subsumed by floodwater, once stood. ]

Cross the wetland once again
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:59amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 16 March 2023

Banking on the Seaweed Rush

quote [ Seaweed farmers promise to feed us, combat climate change, support coastal communities, provide wildlife habitat, and more. Can seaweed do it all? ]

Washing, spinning seaweed dancers
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:20amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 14 March 2023

The Little-Known World of Caterpillars

quote [ An entomologist races to find them before they disappear. ]

Crawling like a caterpillar
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:55amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 13 March 2023

What Plants Are Saying About Us

quote [ Are plants clever? Maybe. Adaptive? Sure. But sentient? Aware? Conscious? Listen closely and you can hear the scoffing.. ]

Interesting points: what makes up a mind?
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@8:42pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 11 March 2023

The International Court of Climate Justice will be armed with improvised weapons

quote [ The International Court of Climate Justice will be armed with improvised weapons. They will carry rusty machetes, fashioned from twisted sections of I-beam, grips wrapped in soft plastic and electrical tape. They will hold in their hands spears made from broom handles and broken glass bottles as they pass judgments from the top of cracked, crooked multi-level parking lots ]

Lol, I hope everybody is keeping up with their cardio.

Ttotally unrelated, but that Doomsday Glacier may be more precarious than previously thought.
Doomsday Glacier: Staircaselike ice and deep cracks under Thwaites could set the stage for collapse, scientists say | CNN
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by steele@8:16pmGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 10 March 2023

1,000 super-emitting methane leaks risk triggering climate tipping points

quote [ ?It?s very much like a feedback effect and it?s scary in lots of ways,? said Nisbet. ?We really have to get methane under control.? ]

Looks like an easy way to put some effort into
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@8:09pmGMT] [2 comments]

How to Stop Cigarette Butt Litter

quote [ In many places around the world, littering is usually accidental, with one glaring exception: cigarette butts. Maybe we need to add a little secret sauce to anti-littering campaigns. ]

Counting all the cigarette butts you left
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:36amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 8 March 2023

The Carbon Triangle

quote [ Chinese officials have long understood that the carbon triangle needed to be dismantled, but they have struggled to do so because of how deeply enmeshed it is in the country?s political and economic fortunes. ]

Insightful calculations on residential construction.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@5:08pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 7 March 2023

Cars are rewiring our brains to ignore all the bad stuff about driving

quote [ ?Not only do people do what the world makes easy, but because it feels easy, people conclude that it?s right,? Walker said. ]

wow, that certainly stroke some chords.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:17pmGMT] [4 comments]

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