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Funnies – What could go wrong with an attitude of: “ah… It’ll be alright”

Funnies – What could go wrong with an attitude of: “ah… It’ll be alright”

"Ah….. It'll be alright", is a cartoon ribbing human nature's attitude to continue whilst overlooking and/or ignoring, possible consequences. Full size Pic from CWM's Flickr is below: Further info is further down.   "Ah….. It'll be alright" A cartoon, for a bit if fun, designed to take a light-hearted poke at human nature's potential habit of continuing on, regardless of possible consequences. The idea came from recent articles floating around, pointing out the demise of the planet's forests. As this topic … Read entire article »

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Funnies – “Now” … so what will be “now”, some years later? (love science)

Funnies – “Now” … so what will be “now”, some years later? (love science)

"Now", is a cartoon highlighting a couple of snapshots in time…. revealing progress… so what will be "now", some years later? Full size Pic from CWM's Flickr is below: Further info is further down.   "Now"… love science series by Cave Wall Media (.co.uk) For a bit if fun, we considered how "us – lot" (humans), have come a long way, regarding being … Read entire article »

Good Flavoured Customers… Two little girls with a shine for the driver… and Boozed-up Tommy

Good Flavoured Customers… Two little girls with a shine for the driver… and Boozed-up Tommy

“Do you get many idiots, driver?” “Not really… I just get a lot of people, in a fairly… wide range of flavours.” That’s my usual, somewhat self amusing, quietly spoken spiel. The truth is, that the amount of good flavours far outnumber the amount of idiot flavours. Here are a couple of examples of good flavours to show the sort of wide range of, … Read entire article »

Plate Tectonics… A Spreading Zone… and a Slab of Chocolate

Plate Tectonics… A Spreading Zone… and a Slab of Chocolate

Here is an explanation of how a plate tectonic spreading zone works…. using a slab of chocolate…. as you do…. and a bit of imagination. . The choc' based explanation, may help visualise how the spreading process works and could help understand what can be seen on the geological map, shown below. A brief on plate tectonics general: Plate tectonics is the name given … Read entire article »

Thoughts & Quotes….. 006: February 2013

Thoughts & Quotes….. 006: February 2013

  Thoughts: When the tiger comes down from the mountain to the plains, it is bullied by the dogs. And so the domestic rule has evolved: Dogs have owners and cats have staff. Just because nobody complains, does't mean all parachutes are perfect. Polar bears and penguins, never see eye to eye.   Quotes:       And Finally: For amusement, we have invented and printed thought bubbles to an otherwise true life … Read entire article »

Funnies – “A matter of perception” – good day, bad day.

Funnies – “A matter of perception” – good day, bad day.

It is a matter of perception when two living creatures desire a different outcome Larger size Pic from CWM's Flickr is below: Further info is further down.   "A matter of perception" For amusement, we have invented and printed thought bubbles to an otherwise true life photo we took whilst studying rock pools. The true life photo shows a pair of UK sea shore rock pool … Read entire article »

Funnies – “For soon we be weaners” – a light hearted thankyou to fossil fuel

Funnies – “For soon we be weaners” – a light hearted thankyou to fossil fuel

"For soon we be weaners", is a light hearted tribute and a thankyou, to the lives of long ago, that collectively made our fossil fuel. Larger size Pic from CWM's Flickr is below: Further info is further down.   "For soon we be weaners"     "For soon we be weaners", is a light hearted short essay or perhaps a poem. Either way it is a tribute … Read entire article »

Snippets – Starfish turns it’s stomach inside out

Snippets – Starfish turns it’s stomach inside out

Snippets are short clips that reveal a simple visualised event. . Here a Starfish…. Cushion Star (Asterina gibbosa) can be seen turning it's stomach inside out. It inverts the stomach to the outside of itself, where it can digest it's food. The food in the video is a Common Mussel (Mytilus edulis). . In the wild, the Cushion Star (Asterina gibbosa) finds a mussel, straddles … Read entire article »

Funnies – “Turn your fricking EM’s down – we’re trying to sleep”

Funnies – “Turn your fricking EM’s down – we’re trying to sleep”

It was noticed that the incoming meteor had a note attached to it…. (just for fun!) Full size Pic from CWM's Flickr is below: Further info is further down.   "Turn your fricking EM's down, we are trying to sleep" For amusement, we invented mischief with the truth that over the next months and years, there are to be a series of space … Read entire article »

Thoughts & Quotes….. 005: January 2013

Thoughts & Quotes….. 005: January 2013

  Thoughts: A good friend will always remember you. A best friend will NOT forget about you. A good friend will do some shopping for you when you're not well. A best friend will do the shopping, then sit with you chatting for company, whilst probably eating the food they brought for you, then go do the shopping again. A good friend will never seem to … Read entire article »

Shore Crab mugged by Common Blennies – food stolen

Shore Crab mugged by Common Blennies – food stolen

Yikes! More fighting in the rock pools. . A Shore Crab was mugged by local Common Blennies. A fight broke out, but in the end the crab lost out and had all it's food stolen. . The crab had already spent hours working hard for it's living, by slowly but surely slicing out the hinges of a Common Mussel's protective shells. Once the hinges … Read entire article »

Mussels at work – filter feeding – made visible with science

Mussels at work – filter feeding – made visible with science

With the naked eye, no filter-feeding can be seen. Using a scientific filming method, the fluid flow becomes visible….. and so the mussel's work, becomes observable   Mussels at Work, is a short 2 minute video, revealing something that you cannot see with just the naked eye – a bivalve mollusc (Common Mussel) doing it's work of filter feeding. A bit of science … Read entire article »

‘Sea Shore Antics’ – Intro

‘Sea Shore Antics’ – Intro

Sea Shore Antics has an interest of seashore marine wildlife that survive in and around rock pools, tidal and near shore areas on the UK coast.   It is easily possible to look at them on the shore or at an aquarium, but seldom possible to actually see what they need to, and do get up to, just to survive and therefore remain … Read entire article »

Thoughts & Quotes….. 004: December 2012

Thoughts & Quotes….. 004: December 2012

  Thoughts: Don't do something permanently stupid, just because you are temporarily upset. When the character of a person is not clear to you, look at their friends. If something goes without saying, let it. Spare a thought this Christmas, for those with: - Hodophobia = fear of travelling - Syngenesophobia = fear of relatives - Meleagrisphobia = fear of turkey (probably just live ones) - Lachanophobia = fear … Read entire article »

Prof Puckit’s slightly biased history lectures – Crab Nebula

Prof Puckit’s slightly biased history lectures – Crab Nebula

In 1054 AD a supernova appeared in our skies, with such a brightness, it could be seen with the naked eye. It remained visible and static in its place amongst the other celestial bodies for around two years, after which time it had faded so no longer noticeable. Very soon after, is the year 1066 AD, a year famous in UK … Read entire article »