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Wow, Look How Crazy Fast These Sheep Get Herded

Wow, Look How Crazy Fast These Sheep Get Herded

Watching hundreds of sheep get herded around the grassland from above is a pretty magnificent view. It’s like watching a real life hourglass somehow spill out. There’s a slight chokehold at the opening point of the fence but the sheep all move so fast that it’s actually pretty impressive. Nothing can move from one place to the next as fast.

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February 11th

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Michigan Will Use Biopesticides to Wipe Out Lampreys En Masse

Lampreys are tough, hungry, and invasive. Michigan and Canada have been fighting them for over half a century. Now, with the aide of pheromones, they may have found a new way to eradicate the lot of them.

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Esther Inglis-Arkell

February 9th

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Birds Deliberately Spread Wildfires Because Birds Are Dicks

Crazy news from the outback, folks. Certain birds of prey are picking up burning sticks from brush fires and dropping them in dry grass. Why? Because then all the little critters will run away from the fire and out into the open, where the birds can snatch them up. Birds are dicks!

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Adam Clark Estes

February 9th

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Birds Deliberately Spread Wildfires Because Birds Are Dicks

Crazy news from the outback, folks. Certain birds of prey are picking up burning sticks from brush fires and dropping them in dry grass. Why? Because then all the little critters will run away from the fire and out into the open, where the birds can snatch them up. Birds are dicks!

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Adam Clark Estes

February 9th

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This video of cats tackling kids is the funniest thing you’ll see today

Funny Cat Videos

There's an old joke that says no one ever goes out of their way to own a cat. People might find one lurking around outside their house and decide to keep it out of pity, but no one really exerts much of an effort to become a cat owner.

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Yoni Heisler

January 22nd

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Author Amy Tan ‘Thrilled’ By Bloodsucking Leech Named in Her Honor

Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History in New York have named a new species of leech after Amy Tan, bestselling author of such novels as The Joy Luck Club and The Bonesetter’s Daughter. They also completed a CT scan of the tiny creature—the first time the technique has been used on a microscopic soft-bodied specimen.

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Jennifer Ouellette

January 21st

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Watch a Mesmerizing Map of 118 Bird Species Migrating Throughout the Western Hemisphere

Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology has brewed up a hypnotizing representation of birds flocking up and down the length of two continents over the course of a year. No more complaining about your commute.

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Bryan Lufkin

January 21st

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What It Looks Like When Millions of Bats Fly Away from Their Bat Cave at Once

What It Looks Like When Millions of Bats Fly Away from Their Bat Cave at Once

Frightening and scary and the stuff of nightmares is what it looks like when millions of bats flee their bat caves at the same damn time. This footage is from the Bracken Cave in San Antonio, Texas and it’s totally startling because it starts off so very peaceful and ends in frantic chaos. There are bats everywhere!

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

January 20th

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Injecting an Egg Yolk with Ink Reveals the Embryo Hidden Inside

Injecting an Egg Yolk with Ink Reveals the Embryo Hidden Inside

Here’s a neat video showing ink being injected into the “yolk sac artery of 72 hour-old chick embryo to visualize the beating heart and the vasculature.” It’s from Nikon’s Small World in Motion competition which is always a great source for videos that reveal the previously unseen. Watching the ink spread throughout the yolk in this video shows how it’s all connected.

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Casey Chan on Sploid, shared by Casey Chan to Gizmodo

January 19th

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Sorry, Spiderman: Geckos Are Largest Animals That Can Stick to Walls

Geckos are well-known for their ability to adhere to almost any kind of surface, making them fantastic climbers. In fact, they’re the largest creatures able to maneuver along vertical walls, and a new study concludes that this is because of scaling limitations as animal body size increases.

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Jennifer Ouellette

January 18th

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