The last week has certainly not been a disappointment with everything from the most impressive display of vocal skills from a bird to 26 Photos by Rosetta and Philae, get ready to kick off the weekend because this is Link25 (118) – The Comet Landing Edition.
Unbelievable! This bird talks like R2D2
Solar-Powered, Glow in the Dark Bicycle Path Opens in the Netherlands
The world’s first solar-powered, glow in the dark bicycle path opened today in the Netherlands city of Eindhoven. The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path was designed by Daan Roosegaarde and constructed by Heijmans. The glow in the dark bike forms part of the Van Gogh cycle route in Brabant. Photograph by STUDIO ROOSEGAARDE …
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How Wolves Change Rivers
Father sings The Beatles to his 3-day-old newborn just before it dies
When Chris Picco lost his wife during the premature birth of their son earlier in November, he turned to the only […]
Does Canadian Beer Really Contain More Alcohol Than Beer Made in the United States?
Canadians boast longer lives, safer communities, free nationalized healthcare, a cleaner environment, the most gold medals in Olympic hockey, and, of course, poutine. But, contrary to popular belief, one thing they don’t do any different than their […]
Google Earth Images From The Past And Present Paint A Grim Future
Aerial photography has the ability to turn slums, ransacked rainforests, and even pit mines into something beautiful. From a distance, all we can see are geometric […]
26 HQ Photos by Rosetta and Philae
On 12 November 2014, the ESA’s Rosetta mission landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such a feat has been achieved. Rosetta was launched on 2 March 2004 and travelled 6.4 billion kilometres through the Solar System before arriving at the comet on 6 August 2014. [source] The…
The ugly stick of evolution
Not every animal is as cuddly as a giant panda or as extravagant as a peacock, but every animal has its role to play and every organism is important. As they say, beauty is only skin deep. Let’s hope — for the sake of these 13 unsightly animals — that the same can be said for ugliness.
This bird can mimic just about any sound