Bob Grutza rides on horseback through his field of sunflowers, July 15, 2014 near Maysville, Kentucky. Grutza has five acres of sunflowers on his property.
(Photo: Terry Prather/The Ledger Independent/AP)
—Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, struggling to explain how the GOP can win women voters
From the TED-Ed Lesson Are Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki and Na’vi real languages? - John McWhorter
Animation by Enjoyanimation
Redditor mayflowers5 decided to show her enthusiasm for planetary destruction and life-long monogamous relationships in one beautiful gesture.
The amazing problem-solving skills of crows — measured by science!
Here, one of these smarty-pants birds is being put to the ultimate test: get a basket of food out of an upright cylinder with a single straight wire. And get it she does, in a feat of intuitive problem solving.
Want to know why crows are so smart? Check out this talk from TEDxRainier by bird researcher John Marzluff, on the wildly fascinating intricacies of the bird brain. (Take that one out of your insult bucket.)
P.S. Do not skip 14:38, when you get to hear a crow speak English.
A conversation with the mapmaker whose creations circumnavigate the Internet.