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July 28, 2012

Peter Ferguson’s Fantastic Oil Paintings. [Via]

July 27, 2012

It's been proven scientifically! Pop music has gotten less varied and more loud over the years. So shut up and let me listen to my oldies station with the Beatles every hour on the half-hour.
Living With Voices. "A new way to deal with disturbing voices offers hope for those with other forms of psychosis." [Via]

July 22, 2012

The Beauty of Bodysnatching. "Astley Cooper (1768–1841), an English surgeon and anatomist, is remembered for his contributions to vascular surgery and other specialties." [Via]

July 19, 2012

Animal Planet: Where the wild things are...and where they're not. [Via] more inside

July 18, 2012

When there ain't no thing to climb... The sad lament of a snail who made the wrong decision in life...

July 15, 2012

Heavy Breeding. "In 1920, the brothers Lutz and Heinz Heck, directors of the Berlin and Munich zoos, respectively, began a two-decade breeding experiment. Working with domestic cattle sought out for their 'primitive' characteristics, they attempted to recreate 'in appearance and behavior' the living likeness of the animals’ extinct wild ancestor: the aurochs. 'Once found everywhere in Germany,' according to Lutz Heck, by the end of the Middle Ages the aurochs had largely succumbed to climate change, overhunting, and competition from domestic breeds."

July 13, 2012

From Bench to Bunker: How a 1960s discovery in neuroscience spawned a military project. [Via]

July 12, 2012

Meet Skippy, the Stone-Skipping Robot. [Via]

July 11, 2012

Even typographic designers have "guilty pleasures", but theirs are fonts. more inside

July 07, 2012

The creepy-groovy photography of Denise Grünstein. Creepy. CREEPY.

July 06, 2012

The Hereford Mappa Mundi The Hereford Mappa Mundi (more, more). From the BBC's the Beauty of Maps.

July 01, 2012

Monkeyfilter 2: Electric Boogaloo This is the work-in-progress - it has a copy of the MoFi database so you can log in with your usual username and password and all the content up to now is over there. However new content over there won't stay...so go on over and be guinea pigs (or the simian equivalent). There will be bugs - let us know what they are!