I know – it sounds like another “Big History” website, and it is, but in a simpler format. BBC Earth takes us through the big events in a visually-pleasing, easy-to-navigate way with simple (perhaps a bit simplistic) text and animations.
Climate AND humans? A new study using ancient DNA, fossils, & models contributes to a classic problem in paleoecology
Good reading that negates the perennial “this” versus “that” debate and shows how science is a complex, interwoven fabric of causes, effects and feedback loops.
How often do you check your watch or your phone for the time? How about your daybook or agenda for upcoming or past events? Everything today seems to happen so quickly, unless you’re sitting in the dentist’s chair or waiting
I’m introducing a series of blog posts called Weekend Wanderings. In each, I will introduce online resources that will take more than a few minutes to digest – the kind of thing you might just get lost in on a
Have you ever read Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1912 novel The Lost World or Jules Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth from 1864? Both are evocative and certainly have the potential to spawn wonder much like Jurassic Park more recently. Are there
In this National Geographic video, a researcher in the far reaches of the Arctic who has just spent hours looking through remotely captured video, shows his excitement at seeing a shark – not just any shark, but one that was
I know this BBC advertisement has made the rounds of the internet, but the videography in it is so compelling, so beautiful – so BBC – that I thought I should share it. Kitsch aside, it is stunning and it’s
McMaster University professor Hendrik Poinar explains the process of re-establishing woolly mammoths in the Arctic. Text and audio files available at: http://www.cbc.ca/hamilton/news/story/2013/06/07/hamilton-poinar-wooly-mammoth.html
Vanishing Philippines wetlands threatens Arctic bird migration by Staff Writers Candaba, Philippines (AFP) Feb 12, 2009