I love how we put cameras on birds, and flying turned out to be every bit as cool as we always imagined it would be:
On that note, Cornell made a film about filming birds in flight and it is awesome. I especially like the way the indigo bunting flaps a few times, then folds his wings, and looks straight at the camera like Ohhh yeahhhhh….
Things are not always as they seem: http://gilwizen.com/creativity-phoneutria-bite/
Bees got a mention from one of my favourite cooking blogs: http://joythebaker.com/2016/02/grapefruit-curd-in-grapefruit-cake/
I like this illustration of Sylvia Plath’s poetry: http://zenpencils.com/comic/130-sylvia-plath-the-fig-tree/
I enjoyed this post about Lincoln and Darwin on Ecology is not a Dirty Word: https://ecologyisnotadirtyword.com/2016/02/12/emancipation-evolution-agroecology
The Bee Club, from one of my favourite comics (Bird and Moon): http://birdandmoon.com/comic/bee-club/
Ok I could link a million Bird and Moon comics, but while I’m here: http://birdandmoon.com/comic/bogs-myth-vs-fact/
Every time I see one of these things I think “NO we’re doing it wrong…it’s the males who are supposed to be flashy!” http://imgur.com/a/5lzlA
(although weirdly, now I want to draw the more birdlike ones)
Aussie birds start fires, apparently: http://blogs.crikey.com.au/northern/2015/11/08/ornithogenic-fire-raptors-as-propagators-of-fire-in-the-australian-savanna/
Dogs are so amazing, they can even sniff out whale* poo: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/meet-dogs-sniffing-out-whale-poop-science-180958050/?utm_source=facebook.com&no-ist
Men don’t read what women write (a depressing story): http://readherlikeanopenbook.com/2014/09/07/guest-blogger-robin-black-on-learning-to-spell-womens-names-while-men-buy-my-new-book-for-their-wives/
And on that note, invisible sexism in the dictionary: https://debuk.wordpress.com/2016/01/26/a-rabid-feminist-writes/
16 Invasive Species to never buy (assuming you live in the US): http://www.epicgardening.com/invasive-species-sold-at-garden-centers/
*I originally wrote this as “dog poo” which was a typo, although of course they can do that too!