A scientist from San Francisco State University has made a startling discovery in the forests of Borneo — a mushroom that looks almost exactly like a sponge. The bright orange, wrinkly ‘shroom is so strange that researcher Dennis Desjardin simply had to name it after the most famous sponge of them all: Spongebob Squarepants.
Collect pills and avoid trees to survive. (click on the picture to go to http://www.deadwhale.com)
…playing stairway to heaven. Beautiful!!!
In many species of animals, males and females have a conflict of evolutionary interests. Males compete with each other for the opportunity to fertilize the eggs of females. Males use all sorts of strategies in these competitions. They fight with each other for territory, they scare off intruding males, they put scrapers into females to dump out the sperm from previous males, and they inject “anti-aphrodiasiacs” to make females unreceptive to other males. Read the rest of this entry »
Seven hundred and fifty light-years from Earth, a young, sunlike star has been found with jets that blast epic quantities of water into interstellar space, shooting out droplets that move faster than a speeding bullet.