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December 7, 2017

Power and determination

Filed under: Animals, Nature — Scottie @ 20:05

Understanding and calm

Filed under: Animals, Funny Stuff, Nature — Scottie @ 20:04

Brave

Filed under: Animals, Funny Stuff, Nature — Scottie @ 20:03

 

November 29, 2017

Wild Elephants salutes the men who rescued their baby elephant from a ditch’

Filed under: Animals, Family, Health, Love, Nature, News — Scottie @ 14:57

If you ever thought animals had no feelings, watching this video will show you how wrong you are.  They do care greatly for each other and their young.   Let’s do what we can to stop their slaughter.  Hugs

November 25, 2017

Like this

Filed under: Animals, Funny Stuff, Funny videos, meme, Nature — Scottie @ 12:53

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November 21, 2017

Being happy

Filed under: Animals, Nature — Scottie @ 10:38

March 6, 2017

How BBC films the night side of Planet Earth – YouTube

Filed under: Animals, History, Ideas, Nature, News — Scottie @ 09:37

February 3, 2017

Tiny Fennec Fox Kit Born at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo – YouTube

Filed under: Animals, Funny videos, Nature, Things I like — Scottie @ 20:32

I love animals.  These are so cute.  I found them on this post https://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2017/02/03/friday-fennec-fox-ftw/ and I thank Jerry for the joy these fast little critters gave me.  Hugs

November 21, 2016

Toxic Reaction to Insect or Spider Venom-Topic Overview

Filed under: Harm, Health, Nature, News, Questions — Scottie @ 11:42

 

I asked Ark if a person with allergies to insects would have a worse time with a spider bite.   I know my adoptive mother would have huge swellings and get serious reactions caused by sensitivity to any type of mosquito, gnat, black fly, or other small flying bugs.   Ark suggested I look it up and I thought that was a great idea.   Ron is also going to ask the doctors and care providers he works with what they know about allergies and spider bites.   Below is what I found on webMD.   So I guess the answer is it depends on the person, the insect, and on what sensitives a person has.   SO like while I will have an allergic reaction to a bee sting, I may not have any worse reaction to a spider bite than a person not allergic to bee stings.  I have to laugh, like so many things in life it seems the answer is only known when the event happens, if it happens at all.   I am sure at some point I have had a spider bite and not even known what it was.  Not that I want to test the theory.

Hugs and Best Wishes,

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Bites and stings from insects (bees, wasps, yellow jackets) and spiders usually cause pain, swelling, redness, and itching at the site of the sting or bite. In some people, especially children, the redness and swelling may be worse and last up to a few days.  A few people have severe reactions to the toxin injected by the insect or spider. A toxic reaction occurs when insect or spider venom acts like a poison in the body. This type of reaction can occur from one bite or sting from a highly toxic insect or spider, or from multiple bites or stings from insects or spiders not normally considered poisonous.  Symptoms of a toxic reaction vary depending on the insect or spider, the toxicity of the venom, and the amount of venom injected. Most often, symptoms improve or go away within 48 hours. Although hives and difficulty breathing may occur in an allergic reaction, these symptoms will not occur in a toxic reaction. It is possible to have both a toxic reaction and an allergic reaction at the

Source: Toxic Reaction to Insect or Spider Venom-Topic Overview

November 20, 2016

Evolutionary Biology Explains Why Masturbation is Good For You | Inverse

Filed under: Health, Ideas, Nature, Reason, Sex — Scottie @ 15:34

I jsut want to say as for the end of the article…I never was good with the idea of self displine.   🙂  giggle giggle  Hugs

And your palms won’t be any hairier for it.

Source: Evolutionary Biology Explains Why Masturbation is Good For You | Inverse

September 30, 2016

This would freak me totally out. Hugs

Filed under: Animals, Creator, Funny Stuff, Nature — Scottie @ 18:05

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September 13, 2016

Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans – The New Yorker – Linkis.com

Filed under: Nature, opinion, Questions, Reason — Scottie @ 14:11

I love this.  Mak posted it on Ark’s blog.  It is incredible.   While yes it is not really a science report, it describes the situation as if it was.   Look at it this way, Jurassic World did not show real dinosaurs but it felt real correct?  Well to me it did and I enjoyed the movie greatly.   I also enjoyed this article.   Hugs

 

“It’s possible that they will become more receptive to facts once they are in an environment without food, water, or oxygen,” a researcher said.

Source: Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans – The New Yorker – Linkis.com

August 16, 2016

“CHASING ICE” captures largest glacier calving ever filmed – OFFICIAL VIDEO – YouTube

Filed under: Earth News, History, Nature, Science — Scottie @ 12:03

It is more impressive full screen.   Amazing, wonderful, grand!  Hugs

July 17, 2016

Milo loves boxes.

Filed under: Animals, My Life and Rants, Nature — Scottie @ 19:04

When Ron goes to a certain store all goods have to be put in boxes they have, or bags you bring.  It is the only no bag store I know.   I have to say the goods are OK and the store is popular because there is a big difference in price of goods.   So Milo gets a new box every week or so, or more than one.   This last he really has taken a liking too.   We call it the “can goods store” but they have a lot more than can goods.   Hey you have to save money where you can.  I found it interesting Milo almost matches the new floor we put down.   Milo is the oldest of our two cats.   Hugs

 

July 9, 2016

Bill Nye – Reason Rally 2016 – YouTube

Filed under: Earth News, Health, History, Ideas, Nature, News, Questions, Reason, Science — Scottie @ 17:20

July 7, 2016

As Glaciers Melt in Alaska, Landslides Follow – The New York Times

Filed under: Earth News, History, Nature, News, Questions, Science — Scottie @ 17:08

As the glaciers that support them melt, mountainsides around Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska are giving way, causing seismic tremors and tsunamis.

Source: As Glaciers Melt in Alaska, Landslides Follow – The New York Times

 

Such beauty and such diversity, such wonder on our planet!   Will we destroy it all?  Must we do so to be happy?   Somehow we have to find a way to live in harmony with the world we depend on, and we need to find a way to value that same world.   Many hugs

June 29, 2016

OK, who let their boyfriend out after feeding time ???

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Stop the Hate: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy in Ryan Murphy-Produced Tribute – YouTube

June 25, 2016

Transsexual tree ???

Filed under: Earth News, Gender, Health, Nature, Science — Scottie @ 08:50

A 5,000-year-old tree in Scotland is giving itself a sex change. The male Fortingall Yew has been producing pollen for as long as scientists have been studying it, but in 2015, the tree suddenly sprouted berries in a rare occurrence that means at...

June 2, 2016

Harambe The Gorilla Shot At Cincinnati Zoo After Child Falls Into Enclosure – YouTube

Filed under: Animals, Children, Harm, Nature, Reason — Scottie @ 12:50

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