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tags: religion, flowchart, humor, funny, diagram Flowcharts are a great way to make sense out of confusing scenarios, and there’s no scenario that’s more confusing than trying to figure out what religion you should follow. This helpful flowchart was created to guide you through this complex process: Can you all spot the error in this…

New York City in Bloom

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Daffodil blossoms, UWS, Manhattan, NYC. Image: GrrlScientist, 10 April 2009 [larger view]. These blossoms are a couple days past their prime, but they are still beautiful.

tags: Anne Loftus playground, Inwood, Manhattan, NYC, NYC through my eye, photography, Autumn in NYC Image: GrrlScientist 6 November 2008 [larger view]. As I’ve already mentioned, I am having a rough time right now, but I love photography, so I decided that I should view NYC through a shutter as a way to deal with…

tags: bird behavior, emotional lives of animals, ornithology, birds, avian, photoessay The bird calls out after realising that his (her?) mate is dead Image: Wilson Hsu, AbuNawaf.com [larger view]. There are many inexplicable and tragic events in nature, yet few are captured on film. Here is an interesting series of photographs depicting a pair of…

Wilson’s Plover

tags: Wilson’s Plover, Charadrius wilsonia, birds, nature, Image of the Day Wilson’s Plover, Charadrius wilsonia, at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 19 July 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/750s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

Snowy Plover

tags: Snowy Plover, Charadrius alexandrinus, birds, nature, Image of the Day Snowy Plover, Charadrius alexandrinus, at Galveston, East Beach, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 15 July 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/320s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

Sanderlings

tags: Sanderling, Calidris alba, birds, nature, Image of the Day Sanderlings, Calidris alba, at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 24 June 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/1500s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400 .

Marbled Godwit

tags: Marbled Godwit, Limosa fedoa, birds, nature, Image of the Day Marbled Godwit, Limosa fedoa, at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 27 June 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/640s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

Identify These Peeps

tags: peeps, shorebirds, birds, nature, Image of the Day Identify these peeps — photographed at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 4 June 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/750s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.

tags: Western Sandpipers, Calidris mauri, Semipalmated Sandpipers, Calidris pusilla, birds, nature, Image of the Day Western Sandpiper, Calidris mauri, and Semipalmated Sandpiper, Calidris pusilla (foreground), at Bolivar Flats, Texas. Image: Joseph Kennedy, 4 June 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200, Kowa 883 telescope with TSN-PZ camera eyepiece 1/750s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400.