At 115.85 m (380.1 ft) height, Hyperion is the tallest tree in the world now. But another tree is catching up with it...
Albatrosses are masters of soaring flight, able to glide over vast tracts of ocean without flapping their wings. So fully have they adapted to their oceanic existence that they spend the first six or more years of their long lives (which last upwards of 50 years) without ever touching land.
Rules of life for graduates Some have said this was from Bill Gates talk to high school graduates but probably he did not say this unless he quoted Sykes. RULE 1 Life is not fair; get used to it. RULE 2 The world won't care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something... Continue Reading →
Arame (Eisenia bicyclis, syn. Ecklonia bicyclis), sea oak is a species of kelp best known for its use in Japanese cuisine. Badderlocks (Alaria esculenta) Alaria esculenta is an edible seaweed, also known as dabberlocks or badderlocks, or winged kelp. It is a traditional food along the coasts of the far north Atlantic Ocean. It may... Continue Reading →
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior. Parents usually notice signs in the first two years of their child's life. These signs often develop gradually, though some children with autism reach their developmental milestones at a normal pace and then regress. The diagnostic criteria require... Continue Reading →