stab-igator

Hello. I'm a picture-framing transman who has aspirations towards library science. If I put it on the website, you can assume I meant to do that and reblog anything at will. I like open-water swimming, painting, and needlework crafts, and I live in SF. I post a lot of selfies and I generally don't tag anything. Be excellent to one another.

No True Scotsman »

nashscribblings:

I’m an atheist.

No … no no, please come back. Stay with me to the end. I have a point here, I promise.

Being an atheist wasn’t exactly a choice I made; it was more like a realization I came to, eventually. I realized I didn’t believe, and despite exploration and thought…

leapingrabbit:

notesformyfuturefarm:

hikergirl:

Peter Glazebrook is out of control.

Colossal carrot - 2014 (Picture: Nigel Roddis/REX (via Pictures of the day: 12 September 2014 - Telegraph))

Giant potato - 2010 (source)
Giant cauliflower - 2014 (Caters News)

Someone stop this man.

saintthecla

vice-of-virtue:

doctormemelordmd:

fangirling-so-hard-rn:

nowyoukno:

Now You Know (Source)

Crows are scaryThey
use tools
Can be taught to speak (like parrots)
Have huge brains for birds
like seriously their brain-to-body size ratio is equal to that of a chimpanzee
They vocalize anger, sadness, or happiness in response to things
they are scary smart at solving puzzles
some ravens stay with their mates until one of them dies
they can remember faces
SIDENOTE HERE BECAUSE HOLY SHIT.  They did an experiment where these guys wore masks and some of them fucked with crows.  Pretty soon the crows recognized the masks = douchebag.  But the nice guys with masks they left alone.  THEN, OH WE’RE NOT DONE, NO SIR crows that WEREN’T EVEN IN THE EXPERIMENT AND NEVER SAW THE MASK BEFORE knew about mask-dudes and attacked them on sight.  THEY PASSED ON THE FUCKING INFORMATION TO THEIR CROW BUDDIES.
They remember places where crows were killed by farmers and change their migration patterns.
Guys I’m really scared of crows now.(q) 

Yeah but have you seen this 


YEAH! THEY ALSO PLAY FOR NO EVIDENT REASON OTHER THAN FUN AND THEY LOVE THE SNOW!Crows are seriously the coolest birbs ever.

They have accents! Crows in different places have different accents on crow-language. They can understand each other and communicate in ways we can tell are meaningful, but the specific sounds have regional accents. 
My favorite crow experiment is the one where they watched crows wait for the walk signal, put nuts in shells in the road, and then waited for the walk signal to eat the nuts that the cars had run over and cracked!

vice-of-virtue:

doctormemelordmd:

fangirling-so-hard-rn:

nowyoukno:

Now You Know (Source)

Crows are scary
They

  • use tools
  • Can be taught to speak (like parrots)
  • Have huge brains for birds
  • like seriously their brain-to-body size ratio is equal to that of a chimpanzee
  • They vocalize anger, sadness, or happiness in response to things
  • they are scary smart at solving puzzles
  • some ravens stay with their mates until one of them dies
  • they can remember faces
  • SIDENOTE HERE BECAUSE HOLY SHIT.  They did an experiment where these guys wore masks and some of them fucked with crows.  Pretty soon the crows recognized the masks = douchebag.  But the nice guys with masks they left alone.  THEN, OH WE’RE NOT DONE, NO SIR crows that WEREN’T EVEN IN THE EXPERIMENT AND NEVER SAW THE MASK BEFORE knew about mask-dudes and attacked them on sight.  THEY PASSED ON THE FUCKING INFORMATION TO THEIR CROW BUDDIES.
  • They remember places where crows were killed by farmers and change their migration patterns.

Guys I’m really scared of crows now.
(q

Yeah but have you seen this 

image

YEAH! THEY ALSO PLAY FOR NO EVIDENT REASON OTHER THAN FUN AND THEY LOVE THE SNOW!
Crows are seriously the coolest birbs ever.

They have accents! Crows in different places have different accents on crow-language. They can understand each other and communicate in ways we can tell are meaningful, but the specific sounds have regional accents. 

My favorite crow experiment is the one where they watched crows wait for the walk signal, put nuts in shells in the road, and then waited for the walk signal to eat the nuts that the cars had run over and cracked!