Daily Archive: Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Curious Character Of Cats And Whether They Are Really More Aloof

To some people, cats are the perfect pet. Intelligent, elegant, calming companions, capable of dealing with their own exercise and cleaning. To others, they are frustratingly independent, cool and aloof. So what is the true nature of the domestic cat? The cats many of us choose to share our homes with did indeed evolve from

Not A Lizard Nor A Dinosaur, Tuatara Is The Sole Survivor Of A Once-Widespread Reptile Group

Have you ever heard of the tuatara? Its a reptile that decapitates birds with its saw-like jaws, lives to about 100 years old, and can remain active in near-freezing temperatures. Its also the sole survivor of a lineage as old as the first dinosaurs. May 2017 marks 150 years since the tuatara was first recognised

This Video Of A Tarantula Molting Is Just Too Gross For Words

13 of the greatest Stephen King short stories you’ve never read

Stephen King writes great fiction of all lengths.Image: Maja Hitij/Epa/REX/Shutterstock I haven’t managed to read all of Stephen King’s novels yet I’m still working on that but I have read all of his short stories. All of the published ones, anyway. While many authors release a collection or two early on and then switch their

Charity says cats should stay inside to protect wildlife – BBC News