VestigialStructure

Unpopular Vestigial Structure

Science classes from middle school up to the second year of university, popular science books, and many internet sources cling to cliche examples. Don’t talk to me about the bottleneck effect and use cheetahs as an example–just don’t. If you’re a complete nerd like me and constantly prowl for something new to learn, finding a…

Peeking Turtle

Voyage of the Turtle: Part II Physiology

While I’ve shared how the Voyage of the Turtle: in the Pursuit of the World’s Last Dinosaur took a broad-focused, holistic sweep of the world between humans and leatherbacks, it also tackled specifics of sea turtle’s physiology. Diving physiology is intricate and poorly understood. Considering that humans dwell on land and most animals that we…

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Project 365: December Dullness

We had lovely weather this past December. Clouds hung over us most days, and often drooled profusely. Thus I was trapped to taking photos inside the house. As much as I appreciate still life, I feel at odds posting them online, as I’m sure few other than sketch artists like them. Oh well. However, I…