Mad Quickies 5.13


Carl Zimmer teams up with TED-Ed to create a beautiful little animation about how feathers evolved.

Space Oddity. Sung by Commander Chris Hadfield. In Space.


Featured image is a Flying Saucer – from a 2004 Patent.


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  1. May 13, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    I **LOVE** that you mis-typed his name as CHRIST Hadfield. If only…

  2. May 13, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    Oops! Fixed. 🙂

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