The best camouflage ever?
The Buff-tip Moth, found throughout Europe, has evolved to look like a stump of a twig to hide from predators.
Captured by photographer Sergei Talanov
via Science Alert
what a sweetheart
Here’s Thompson’s first story about a friend:
My schoolfriend Michael – an atheist for decades – rang me the other night and told me he’d returned to the Catholic Church. “And you’ll never guess who converted me,” he said.
“No! It was Richard Dawkins!”
He explained that he was, and is, a huge admirer of Dawkins the biologist. (I’m with him there: I read The Blind Watchmaker when it first came out and was blown away.) “But then I read The God Delusion and it was… total crap. So bad that I started questioning my own atheism. Then he started tweeting.”
Like a loony on top of the bus, no?
richard dawkins’ twitter converted someone to catholicism
- friend: hey what are you doing?
- me: the most