If there are no dominant males in the school of Asian sheepshead wrasse, larger, older female wrasse will change sex. The transformed fish will use its bulbous head, which turns red in the breeding season, to gain control over other males, attracting a harem of females in the process. It will then mate with these females dozens of times a day. Best Wildlife Photos Of 2018 Bored Panda
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Still Life with Plums, William Holman Hunt – Lines and Colors
Lois Gibson’s sketches have helped identify more than 500 criminals. “My art is the only kind that does not need to be beautiful,” she says. “It’s ugly and sloppy and sketchy – but if it saves lives, it becomes beautiful and perfect.”
Ancient meteorite discovered This meteorite is the oldest known volcanic rock in the solar system. Age-dated at 4,565,000,000 years old.
Who knows what goes on in the head of a pet, but they are here to be our pets. It is literally what they are made for and they are that fully and completely. We lose sight of that as people. Our point in life is to use all of our time completely. There are no do-overs or restarts. You just have the time you have and you better use all of it being all the you possible. Life is for living. Don’t cheat yourself.
Combinatorial PB&J This clever peanut butter and jelly sandwich hack involves three rows of jam, honey, and fluff or marshmallow creme and three columns of crunchy peanut butter, nutella, and creamy peanut butter.
Meet Stuckie, a Mummified Dog Stuck Inside a Tree for Nearly 60 Years – As the tree narrowed, the dog became stuck. He never caught his prey and no one pulled him out. Unable to escape, he remained in the accidental trap and perished. Twenty years later, loggers found the immobile canine. Instead of pulping the log, they donated it whole to Southern Forest World.
Never Yet Melted » Ramesses II’s 1976 Passport Pharaoh Ramesses IIâs Egyptian passport, issued in 1974 for passage to France nearly three millennia after his death. In order to leave the country, Egypt required anyone leaving the country, living or dead, to have the proper papers. Seemingly the first mummy to receive one, Ramesses had his occupation listed as “King (deceased).”
5 of the richest companies in history Known under the initials VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie), the Dutch East India Company would be worth about $7.8 trillion today. Founded in 1602, it accomplished globalist capitalism some 400 years before everyone else did.
Shinrin-yoku This word translates to “forest-bathing,” which sums up the activity fairly well. It’s getting outdoors to de-stress, relax, and promote well-being. While the concept is familiar, we clearly don’t place enough importance on getting outdoors to honor it with its own term. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend about 87% of their time indoors, which is clearly too much. Meanwhile, being in nature is associated with a slew of benefits, like improving memory, reducing stress and anxiety, and even lowering inflammation. Scotland has the right idea—doctors in Shetland can now prescribe nature to their patients. 7 amazing Japanese words English needs to borrow