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An Amazing Microscopic Timelapse Showing the Remarkable Process of Squids Hatching to Life

Evolutionary and developmental biologist Nipam H. Patel of the Patel Lab at UC Berkeley created “Squid: Coming to Life” an absolutely amazing microscopic timelapse capturing the formation of embryos inside eggs from which tiny baby squids emerge. This amazing cephalopodic birth is absolutely fascinating to watch. These are a series …

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How NASA Meteorologists Use Dust, Smoke and Salt Particles to Track Ocean Storm Movement

A fascinatingly informative satellite simulation of the intense 2017 Atlantic hurricane season shows how meteorologists at the NASA Goddard Space Center employ the use of tiny aerosols such as evaporated sea salt, Saharan Desert dust and fire smoke to visualize how a storm is moving over the ocean and track …

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Photo Of The Day By Jaromir Ondra

Photo By Jaromir Ondra Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sunset in Wales” by Jaromir Ondra. Location: Broad Haven Beach, Wales, Great Britain. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get …

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A Playful Simon’s Cat Refuses to Let Simon Hang a Simple Shelf For Displaying His Second Place Trophy

In “DIY“, a very playful Simon’s Cat came across his human attempting to install a shelf onto the wall and in typical feline fashion, did everything he could to make it all about himself. Somehow, despite all the injuries, disruptions and distractions, Simon was able to get the shelf onto …

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An Ambitious Teddy Bear Tries to Deliver Drinks But Goes Down Screaming Under the Weight of the Tray

While visiting a restaurant in Japan, Mason Hale captured very funny footage of a waiter making it appear that a teddy bear was trying to deliver drinks to a table. Though he readied himself as best he could, the drinks proved too heavy and the ambitious teddy bear was crushed …

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A Sullen Newfoundland Dog Refuses to Look at His Human Until She Offers Him a Heartfelt Apology

A post shared by ?Ralphie & BOSS? (@ralphie_the_newf_and_the_boss) on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:11am PDT A stubbornly sullen but gorgeous chocolate Newfoundland dog named Ralphie evidently had a bone to pick with his quizzical human and refused to even look at her until she gave him a great big, heartfelt …

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A 7 Year Old Boy and a 64 Year Old Man Sit Down Across From One Another to Discuss Their Lives

In a wonderful video from the Facts Channel, a redheaded 7 year old boy and a 64 year old man sat down across from one another to talk about the events of their lives in order to find out what lessons they could learn from each other being 57 years …

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Former Police Dog Rescued From a Kill Shelter When an Illness Made Her Unable to Perform Her Job

A post shared by QUEENIE FERRO (@queenie.bo.beenie) on Oct 2, 2017 at 8:31am PDT An absolutely beautiful German Shepherd named Queenie, who once served her country as a K9 dog, was surrendered to be euthanized when she developed degenerative myelopathy, a disabling disease that prevented her from doing her job. …

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Photo Of The Day By Theresa Ditson

Photo By Theresa Ditson Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Orange Burst” by Theresa Ditson. Location: Near Prescott, Arizona. Gear: Nikon D810, 14-24mm lens. “The sunset at Granite Mountain evolved into different colors as it progressed the other night, at this moment a very fiery orange,” explains Ditson. Follow Theresa Ditson …

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7 Wildlife Photography Techniques

Take your wildlife photography to the next level with insights from the experts, including what tools you’ll need and what skills will make your work stand out. 1. Backlighting Wildlife Backlighting refers to the positioning of light behind your subject, such that your subject is located between you and the …

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