How my Mother’s Sphinx keeps warm - Imgur -
In freshwater ponds around the world live tiny animals called bdelloid rotifers. As a group, they have not had sex for somewhere between 40 and 100 million years.
The bdelloids (pronounced with a silent b) are apparently the only group of animals to have abandoned sex for such a long time. They…
Posted on May 9, 2012 via with 11 notes
Did you guys listen to This American Life this week?
On Saturdays I catch it 15 minutes in on my drive home from work. If it’s particularly interesting I’ll sit in the driveway and listen through until the end, as my commute home only takes 10 minutes.
If you parked next to me in my driveway at 12:56 PM yesterday, you would’ve seen me sobbing, absolutely sobbing, over the story of Lucy the Chimpanzee. Alternating between sobbing and eating chicken caeser salad. Lucy probably would have loved chicken caeser salad.
That’s a person with tears running down his really long face. 4 U, Lucy