Jan 30, 2010

"King Charles I's parrot".

Rather odd skeleton? Well, it's not if you rearrange a rabbit skeleton in a position reminiscent of a bird. Oh! And, of course, if your last name is Buckland.

Jan 29, 2010


Sometimes silence is the annihilation of sound waves.

Palm reading? Phrenology? That's sooo last millennium!

Don't you see that the future is written in male's hair nipple patterns?


That's why they call them swallows.

Jan 28, 2010

Enlarge your penis!

Ask me how.

Mating barnacles from Casey Dunn on Vimeo.

Fire all the engineers.

If you want to design a railway system, use slime mold.

Rules for Biologically Inspired Adaptive Network Design, Science 327.

Jan 27, 2010

Portrait of the artist as a young city sparrow.

Pigeon gangs are the least of my problems.

Biography of a hamster:

Good senses and instincts.

Ruth Tzarfati, 1964

Jan 26, 2010

I'm the Walrus.

That was too easy.

Jan 25, 2010

The magic egg.

And then a sense of poetic tautology struck me.

by Lalande for L'Oeuf Magique, 1937

Jan 24, 2010

My Dan Brown moment:

Michelangelo's deus ex cerebrum.

The improbable pollinator.

"Hey little cricket, now that bees are dying all over, are you interested in the job vacancy?"

Jan 23, 2010

And when you confront the myth again...

...you will know the truth.

Sperm Whale vs. Giant Squid

Guess who won.

Jan 22, 2010

Lachryphagous Moths.

"Dry my tears with our proboscis".

Jan 21, 2010

Birds of Pray...

...or how misspellings can lead us to interesting routes.

How to put a wolverine (not that one!, the Mustelidae) in order:

Show it the fate of these poor young rats.