Stud Puffin

An incredibly beautiful profile picture of an Atlantic puffin.

What are Nano Diamonds?

A recent story in the news about scientists using lasers to create nano diamonds out of plastic waste led us to a completely different type of ‘nano diamond’ that aims to solve our world’s energy problems. This week we explore how this exciting new tech might be able to make a battery that runs for 20,000 years, why you should always pay attention in school, and can acting schools be a bad idea?

Come at me, bro!

Photographer Tom Mangelsen captured this king penguin and Antarctic fur seal in the middle of a heated chest bump. This funny image was one of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards of 2019.

Tractor Hacking and the Right to Repair

At the latest DefCon security conference, an expert hacker discovered a new jailbreak that would allow farmers to modify and repair the expensive equipment that’s vital to their work. This week we discuss why the hack was considered a victory in giving consumers the right to repair the Internet of Things (IoT) products they buy, what future generations will do with technology, and why is so hard to go to the bathroom in our building?

Cannonball

We like to imagine this Wildebeest migration in Kenya is just nature’s pool party!

What is De-Extinction?

The Tasmanian tiger may live once again as scientists attempt to resurrect the species that went extinct in 1936! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ‘de-extinction’ of species like the thylacine, the woolly mammoth, and even the Christmas Island rat. What does this mean for our environment, does Dr. Ian Malcolm / Jeff Goldblum have a say in it, and did the podcast transform into a radio play?

I’ll have the combo

As this alligator prepares to climb on board a boat, it appears as though he is seated at a dinner table ready to be served food.

Panda ant

Even though it carries the adorable nickname ‘panda ant,’ the Euspinolia militaris not an ant at all but a species of wingless wasp.

Switch up your flours | Tuesday Tip

Spelt or wheat is often grown in rotation with rye and clover to replace lost nitrogen.

Stylish

Closeup of an exotic and rare Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii) photographed by Rafael Ben Ari in the Australian rainforest.