Archive for February 12th, 2014

A Toast to Hibernation

A Toast to Hibernation

I love it when scientists look to the natural world to inspire things that can make life better for humans. Medicine and industrial design are the fields most impacted by this. Today I read a fascinating article about grizzly bears. Here’s the thing about bears–and yes, we learned this in school, but I don’t think […]


Pet Please #104: Different Species of Animals Hanging Out with Each Other

Pet Please #104: Different Species of Animals Hanging Out with Each Other

In the documentary series Planet Earth: Africa, there’s a breathtaking scene where animals of all shapes and sizes converge to drink and play in a precious oasis in the desert. Animals that would usually hunt each other drink right next to each other. It’s an incredible scene. I’m a sucker for different species of animals […]