We take a break from all the bugs for an unexpectedly charming short film by Matt Gilmour, The First Taste: (via)
An astute documentary by the inimitable* Ze Frank: *Frank is not really inimitable: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdTvRekbKuM
Something I did not know, from the always excellent Minute Physics:
An odd little clip from the BBC’s comedy series Look Around You:
… is the apparent predisposition to Comic Sans: Yes, that’s Ed Wilson, chronic Comic Sans user and group selection proponent.
A clip from One Life, an upcoming BBC nature film: The species is Atta vollenweideri, the same ant featured in the earlier viral video of a massive underground ant city. Atta is an impressive animal, both as an individual and as a civilization. Here’s Mrs. Myrmecos casually climbing a mound in northern Argentina:
Ok, fess up. Which one of you is also a vampire?
A now-classic tale of natural history: