Category archives for Organisms
Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic, that is. One of the common complaints about evolutionary psychology is that it claims to be addressing evolved human universals, but when you look at the data sets, they are almost always drawn from the same tiny pool of outliers, Western undergraduate students enrolled in psychology programs, and excessively…
(From a pleasant story about rescuing orphaned night monkeys)
You’d think with all those arms they’d have at least one free to focus and set the exposure. This is a picture taken by an octopus who stole a divers’ camera. The diver chased it and got the camera back. Otherwise, we’d be waiting for the octopus to get online and upload the pictures to…
Hey, go look: Carl Zimmer has a gallery of Cambrian beasties!
I just got home a short while ago, and of course I had to spend an hour shoveling snow. So I need this right now. (via Florida Photo Magazine)
I need more photos of the flying squid — there are too few floating around the web.