Snakes are amazing! High five (/tail?) to all the snake fans. The species in this comic are gray-banded kingsnake, smooth greensnake, baby black racer, and timber rattlesnake. They’re not to scale vs the people - most are pretty small.
Since most dinosaur names consist of long, polysyllabic gargles—Parasaurolophus, Therizinosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus—it is refreshing that the latest addition to the family has the shortest one yet. It is simply Yi. In full, it is Yi qi, which comes from the Mandarin for “strange wing” and can be roughly butchered as “ee chee”. The name hints at […]
Today is World Asthma Day. Started by the Global Initiative for Asthma, I thought World Asthma Day would be a great time to share a detail from a series of key frames being produced by the animation team at INVIVO Communications, where I work.
Science and Nature Blend Beautifully in This Stunning Short Animation
The world we live in can be so crappy and depressing, every once in a while it’s nice to remind yourself that there’s plenty of beauty out there. In lieu of a dancing plastic bag, this short film should do the trick.
Have Allosaurus, Will Travel - Fossil Tales From the West
Brian Switek is raising funds for Have Allosaurus, Will Travel - Fossil Tales From the West on Kickstarter! The rock record is full of stories about life's history. Help me buy a field vehicle so that I can tell these prehistoric tales.
The Flying Trilobite is Now Eight — Glendon Mellow
The Flying Trilobite blog has been live for 8 years now! For the next week, expect re-posts of some classics, as well as sneak peeks of new posts. Something new every day! It may seem like I post less often than is used to - typically once a month instead of once a week. but I also post 4