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A Gladiator Spider (Dinopis sp.) using its web as a net to catch a cricket.
watch the video here
He is seriously so adorable.
Luv u 2, Bobak
Some adorable valentines inspired by nature, from the always wonderful Bird and Moon comic.
That middle one is especially cool. Certain species of ants “milk” sweet sap from aphids in order to get a sugary meal. It’s a biological relationship called “mutualistic symbiosis”. Maybe not love, but certainly a tight-knit bond.
We’re ready. Are you?
Tell Congress its time to establish a permanent presence off-world at penny4NASA.org/take-action/
What if you could enhance your child’s skills before they were even born? At the #designerbabies Intelligence Squared US debate #nyc
The Pinocchio frog has strong hind legs for leaping, sticky feet for clinging to treetops, bulbous eyes for seeing all around, and a pointy, inflatable nose for… um… okay, fine, evolution has no idea what the pointy, inflatable nose is for.
ahaha, morbid science humor.
And remember, no-one can hear your cussing in space… unless you’re in a space-suit and have a radio.
Remember, play it safe in space: low-fives only!
Bobak Ferdowsi, Flight Director, Mars Curiosity Rover, answers questions from Scholastic News young reporter Emily Shao prior to the start of the first-ever State of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Event (SoSTEM) held at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 in Washington. Ferdowsi, also commonly known as “Mohawk Guy,” was part of a panel that took questions from a crowd of STEM students.
Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls