Biomimicry – The Kingfisher and the Bullet Train

This video comes from Habitat Seven and shows how nature can help solve problems through biomimicry: “the mimicking of life using imitation biological systems”. An engineer was faced with a problem that would potentially derail the Japanese bullet train but copied the design of the kingfisher to solve it! Definitely worth the watch! Note: you

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Review of Princeton Field Guides Mammals of North America App

The following is a review of the Mammals of North America app which is the companion to the wonderful Princeton Field Guides – Mammals of North America [review]. Screenshots are from my aging iPhone 3G that still works adequately. When you first load the app you are given several choices in how to find a

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Bird Photography Weekly #159

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