Millions of nerve endings in the tusk that suggest it’s a sophisticated sensor
The narwhal is famous for the long ivory tusk that spirals up to 9 feet forward from its face.
Research supported by WWF has revealed some amazing things – like millions of nerve endings in the tusk that suggest it’s a sophisticated sensor. Now new research shows narwhals appearing to use their tusks for a purpose never before documented. Continue reading “Uncover Narwhal Secrets”
Most probably, you haven’t seen anything like this before
Dutch artist and inventor Theo Jansen has created something truly incredible. His kinetic sculptures, called “Strandbeests,” or beach beasts, are huge skeletal constructs that are designed to move powered solely by the energy of the sea breeze.
The Strandbeests are made from ordinary plastic tubes and move without the use of electronics. The artist has also equipped his beasts with recycled plastic bottles, valves and pumps.
Via: The Mind Unleashed
In surface navigation, a cross sea is a sea state with two wave systems traveling at oblique angles. This may occur when water waves from one weather system continue despite a shift in wind.
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