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Bookmarks tagged with “nature”

38 bookmarks by garrettc


Occlusion Grotesque

"Occlusion Grotesque is an experimental typeface that is carved into the bark of a tree. As the tree grows, it deforms the letters and outputs new design variations, that are captured annually. The project explores what it means to design with nature and on nature's terms."

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Pollinator Pathmaker

"Pollinator Pathmaker is a site which lets you map out the size of your garden, select how much light it gets, where you are in the world (well, Europe), what type of soil you have, how many types of plant you’d like to use, and then the extent to which you want an ordered vs chaotic garden, and then the website CREATES YOUR GARDEN for you"

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There’s no such thing as a tree (phylogenetically)

Dendronization – Evolving into a tree-like morphology. (In the style of “carcinization”.) From ‘dendro’, the ancient Greek root for tree.

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Cotswold Farm Park

"Welcome to our farm. My father, Joe Henson, founded Cotswold Farm Park in 1971 to help protect some of our rare breeds of farm animal."

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For the Love of Lichen - YouTube

"In his home in rural Montana, photographer and biologist Tim Wheeler (http://timwheelerphotography.com ) has lined the walls of his living room with shelf after shelf of lichen specimens. He has gathered these samples from his journeys and he meticulous curates his collection, finding only the most photogenic or unique specimens to profile. Using stacked macro photography, his portraits of lichen transform these dull and ubiquitous organisms into marvels of evolution and vibrant landscapes."

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2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year | National Geographic

"See the winning photos from the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year."

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DinosaurPictures.org - Awesome Dinosaur Pictures

High-quality dinosaur images, facts, and fossils for kids and educators. Easy to download or print!

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Hear the Otherworldly Sounds of Skating on Thin Ice | National Geographic - YouTube

"This small lake outside Stockholm, Sweden, emits otherworldly sounds as Mårten Ajne skates over its precariously thin, black ice. “Wild ice skating,” or “Nordic skating,” is both an art and a science. A skater seeks out the thinnest, most pristine black ice possible—both for its smoothness, and for its high-pitched, laser-like sounds".

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If Birds Left Tracks in the Sky, They’d Look Like This

A photographer captures the paths that birds make across the sky.

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One Sky

What happens when 88 artists paint the same night’s sky? A tapestry of blue.

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Screaming Beaver - YouTube

"Apparently it's a fucking Marmot. The fuck is a Marmot."

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Dichotomistic logic - do spiders have a mind

Looking like a crusty flake of bark on the branch, Portia labiata, a thumbnail-sized jumping spider, stops to have a think. Portia is a spider that hunts other spiders – a risky business at the best of times. Luckily Portia has brains. In fact it is the veritable Einstein of the arthropod world.

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Dive Into ‘Infinity’ With Dizzying Views of A Colossal Cave

A series of 360° panoramas of Vietnam's Son Doong cave, one of the planet's biggest.

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Animals getting high, drunk and tripping

I'm forever losing this video and now it's turned up in a Mefi thread.

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Killer mom

A leopard takes down a baboon, but then notices it has a newborn

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ZEN PENCILS - 137. RICHARD FEYNMAN: The beauty of a flower

Marvellous visual representation of Feynman's famous discourse on the beauty of a flower to a scientist.

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The Bobbit Worm

Nature is scary.

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Extreme Ice Survey

27 cameras are deployed at 18 glaciers in Greenland, Iceland, the Nepalese Himalaya, Alaska and the Rocky Mountains. These cameras record changes in the glaciers every half hour, year-round during daylight, yielding approximately 8,000 frames per camera per year.

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Bear 71 - An interactive documentary

An interactive documentary which begins with the capture of a grizzly, its tagging, and then release. A first-person narrative tells a story through the eyes of the bear. As the observer, youfollow the bear and explore its environment on an abstract map.

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Nature by Numbers

A short movie by Cristobal Vila, inspired by numbers and nature, Vila animates the natural existence of Fibonacci sequences, the golden ratio, and Delaunay triangulation.

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Relampago del Catatumbo - Atlas Obscura

"For 140 to 160 nights out of the year, for 10 hours at a time, the sky above the river is pierced by almost constant lightning."

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Green Volunteers

"The World Guide and Information Network to Voluntary Work In Nature Conservation" saving this for my Sister

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Amy Stein's Domesticated

Beautiful photography of the border between settled and wild spaces.

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Squirrel Fishing

A new approach to rodent performance evaluation

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Spider web construction gallery

QI recently had the "what drugs caused these spider webs" question, and now via mefi comes this great site with intricate details on how webs are constructed.

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The Big Here

You live in the big here. Wherever you live, your tiny spot is deeply intertwined within a larger place, imbedded fractal-like into a whole system called a watershed, which is itself integrated with other watersheds into a tightly interdependent biome.

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Hamor Hollow Hedgehogs - Watch Me Grow

Photo diary charting the birth and growth of hedgehogs. So cute it makes your teeth itch

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WAYNE'S WORD

Online text book of natural history

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Morning Glory Waves - Articles, Images and Information

Amazing cloud formation over Burketown Australia

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