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Silly Cockatiel Pokes His Head Out of Holes While Exploring Underneath an Upturned Cardboard Box

A very silly cockatiel named Alex, who’s known for his honking voice, explored the space underneath an upturned cardboard box, occasionally popping his head out of strategically cut holes. Alex was so preoccupied that he didn’t notice or perhaps willfully ignored the treat his human was attempting to give to …

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Photo Of The Day By Lia Smaka

Photo By Lia Smaka Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Lake Catherine” by Lia Smaka. Location: California. “Lake Catherine sits below North Glacier Pass, in the Ritter Range of the High Sierra,” describes Smaka. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly …

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The Mother Eve of Booze, A Fascinating Talk on the World’s Oldest Known Container of Spirits

In 2014, Adam Rogers, an editor at Wired and author of the book Proof:The Science of Booze, gave a fascinating talk entitled “The Mother Eve of Booze” at The Interval at Long Now in San Francisco. In this short clip, Rogers spoke about a shard from the world’s oldest known …

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Way to Artist, Intelligent Robots and a Human Artist Sketch the Same Image Alongside Each Other

In the very thought-inspiring short film “Way to Artist” by TeamVOID, an artificially intelligent robotic arm and a human artist sit alongside one another to sketch the same image at the same time although with different skills. Without a word spoken, film loudly questions the role that artificial intelligence has …

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A Lovely Black Beauty Stick Insect Whose Species Could Become Extinct Without Captive Breeding

As part of their Planet Earth series, Great Big Story profiled the very rare, recently discovered black beauty stick insect. Despite having specific defenses, their numbers are dwindling due to the very small area in which they live and the great deal of human interest in these beautiful creatures. Hope …

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A Flirty Cockatiel Whistles the ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ Theme Song to Impress His Human’s Wife

Whenever his human’s wife walks in the room, a flirty little cockatiel named Doppler shows off his wings, dog whistles and then lovingly serenades her with a romantic cover of the classic whistling theme to The Andy Griffith Show. David Kelly, the bird’s human, lamented that he can’t teach the …

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Paul Alexander Opens Up About What He’s Achieved While Living In an Iron Lung for Most of His Life

71-year old Paul Alexander is one of the last people to live inside an iron lung. In 1952, Alexander had contracted a polio when he was six years old, which destroyed his muscles, including his diaphragm, leaving him paralyzed and unable to breathe. To save his life, Alexander was put …

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Winter Waterfowl Assignment Winner Linda Gillespie

Photo By Linda Gillespie Congratulations to Linda Gillespie for winning the recent Winter Waterfowl Assignment with the image, “Lord of the Dance.” “I live in Michigan, so when I saw Outdoor Photographer’s assignment for Winter Waterfowl, I knew it was time to see what I could do,’ explains Gillespie. “I …

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A Price Comparison of Some of the Most Expensive Buildings in the World

Reigarw Comparisons created a new animated video where they compare the prices of some of the most expensive buildings, structures, and properties in the world. Includes most expensive house, most expensive mansion, most expensive penthouse, most expensive stadium, most expensive resort, most expensive skyscraper, most expensive castle, most expensive hospital …

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Olympic Athletes Fart Their Way to a Smelly Victory at the 2018 Winter Games

John Carlucci and Brandon LaGanke of GHOST + COW have tapped into their creative sound editing skills once again to create a series of videos featuring Olympic athletes farting their way to a smelly victory at the 2018 winter games. We previously wrote their flatulent coverage of past Olympic games. …