I was just looking at a model of an ethanol molecule in my liquor cabinet and thought this would be funny. (last accessed 6. february 2021)


House training puppies would be easier if all animals smelled like this. Anyway, enjoy further reading about the bearcat (who is neither a bear nor a cat btw) at trusty National Geographic   —– Langley “Why This Animal’s Pee Smells Like Hot Buttered Popcorn”…

Zombie ant

Nature is cool and creepy. The fungus wants a place with the right humidity and the right conditions for spore dispersal, and it wants a snack. It achieves all of this by hijacking a poor ant, forcing it to leave its home and follow the…

Resistant target!

They sure are sneaky little things. This is just one example of how bacteria can resist antibiotics. Read more in one of my favorite articles: Reygaert (2018) “An overview of the antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of bacteria”

Big Blue Boii

These things are huge.. I guess we all knew that, but that tongue thing is impressive. Read more about blue whales and their size at BBC earth   Connor “The anatomy of a whale” last accessed 6. february 2021

Mimic Octopus

Of course, it does not actually mimic a virus, but it can mimic scary poisonous creatures like a lion fish or a sea snake. Mimicry is not really new in nature, like when a fly has evolved to look like a bee, but this octopus…


It is very interesting that one of the deadliest poisons in the world, where one single gram of it can kill a million people, is used for cosmetics. Learn more! (And also, if you want another source for that gram, read this article 🙂 —–…


Want to learn a little bit more? This text is short and easy to read =) —– American Museum of Natural History “How We Work Together: Symbiosis Explained” last accessed 6. february 2021

The basic structure of DNA

Here Kitty gives you a short insight into the structure of DNA. If you want to learn a bit more, I recommend Khan Academy! —– Khan Academy “DNA structure and function” last accessed 6. february 2021


I did taste this once. It was fun to try, but only to tell the story. Not a fan :p Read more and watch a video of Hákarl in the making. You can also read more about the process here. —– Katie Serena “Hakarl —…

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