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  • Ice Can See You: 7 Amazing Cold & Creepy Iceberg Faces

    Steve
    29 Jul 2014 | 10:03 am
    Blame it on pareidolia but there's something creepy about the frozen glares on these iceberg faces. Just be glad they can only move at a glacial pace.The post Ice Can See You: 7 Amazing Cold & Creepy Iceberg Faces appeared first on WebEcoist.
  • Great Green Packaging: 10 Sustainable Innovations

    Steph
    28 Jul 2014 | 12:47 pm
    Built-in carrying systems, multiple functions, compact solutions and just plain smart twists on the conventional make these 10 (more!)  packaging designs stand-outs in the area of sustainability. The designs not only cut waste, they’re more useful than ever, made of eco-friendly materials like invasive water hyacinth plants and plastic collected from the ocean. Expanding Bowl […]The post Great Green Packaging: 10 Sustainable Innovations appeared first on WebEcoist.
  • Wind-Reactive Ink Changes Color with Exposure to Pollution

    Steph
    25 Jul 2014 | 2:52 pm
    The phrase ‘out of thin air’ connotes something invisible and immaterial, something that’s sensed but not seen. We can discuss all of the characteristics of wind – its speed, temperature and moisture content, for example – but it’s hard to see it in visual form, other than the effect it has on physical objects. London-based […]The post Wind-Reactive Ink Changes Color with Exposure to Pollution appeared first on WebEcoist.
  • Soul Box: Tiny Cabin with a Hatch Roof Opens to the Sky

    Steph
    23 Jul 2014 | 2:06 pm
    Unfolding like a gift from a box-like form, this cute little white cabin has a tiny footprint but big personality. The Soul Box by German architecture firm Allergutendinge has a highly unusual geometric shape that reveals itself as an incredibly cool way to save space. The roof opens like a hatch, making the small second […]The post Soul Box: Tiny Cabin with a Hatch Roof Opens to the Sky appeared first on WebEcoist.
  • The Brazilian Shorthair Cat: Ship To Shore To Home

    Steve
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:32 am
    Recognized as a breed in 1998, Brazilian Shorthair cats descend from ship's cats who came to Brazil with Portuguese colonists beginning in the 16th century.The post The Brazilian Shorthair Cat: Ship To Shore To Home appeared first on WebEcoist.
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  • Of Spiders and Men: Myths and Mysteries of Arachnids

    John F Taylor
    1 Aug 2014 | 7:22 am
    ReptileApartment.com - "It's Not a desire; it's an obsession to share our knowledge with people interested in herpetoculture." Courtesy of Wikipedia via Christian Mehlführer There’s been a lot of talk of the new Spider-Man movie which is reported to be released in the next two years. Most of us are familiar with the ‘Spiderman’Agama (Agama mwanze) with its red and blue coloration might have inspired Steve Ditko to create the costume for Peter Parker and the Marvel Comic universe. More likely it was it was inspired by a Mardi Gras costume or something similar he may…
  • 5 Essentials to Sell Offspring

    James Tintle
    30 Jul 2014 | 8:33 am
    ReptileApartment.com - "It's Not a desire; it's an obsession to share our knowledge with people interested in herpetoculture." Author James Tintle at Daytona Reptile Show How to Sell Offspring You just hatched out your first clutch of offspring and the excitement is unbearable. You’ve been checking those eggs every waking moment for weeks until that first sign of life sprouted from those pearly white eggs. This is what every reptile breeder lives for, the day the offspring hatches. Now what? How do I sell offspring? What do I do? Every year I am asked by a first time…
  • Garter in the Garden | Snake ID Mistake

    John F Taylor
    29 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    ReptileApartment.com - "It's Not a desire; it's an obsession to share our knowledge with people interested in herpetoculture." Thamnophis eques megalops ~Troy Hibbits I’ve always taken for granted the Garter and Ribbon snake species (Thamnophis sp.) were so named for the piece of clothing known as a Garter. Today the garter is something most often seen on the thighs of brides everywhere in European culture. The garter itself was designed to hold up the woven socks worn in early history before elastic was invented (1960s). While there’s no documented evidence this was…
 
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