Lis Seibel

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Watch: Mother Rabbit Viciously Attacks Snake—Find Out Why

In a new YouTube video, a female cottontail attempts to disembowel a snake preying on its young—a strategy to prevent it from returning to the nest.<p>Monty Python's killer rabbit has nothing on this brave bunny.<p>In a new YouTube video, a mother eastern cottontail discovers a snake preying on her …

Testicle-munching fish species found in US lake

The pacu is native to the Amazon, but one was caught this week in New Jersey<p>A species of fish best-known for attacking human testicles has apparently invaded America.<p>A father and son were fishing in New Jersey when they got a bite from an unfamiliar fish with a startling array of near-human teeth. …

Scientists put cameras on sharks — and found something surprising

Previously, scientists assumed that sharks were negatively buoyant (meaning they have a natural tendency to sink) or neutrally buoyant (meaning their buoyancy is canceled out by their weight in the water).<p>Now, by combing through photos and data captured by the swimming sharks, researchers have …

Sharks

These Long-Suffering Animal Mothers Deserve a Day Too

Human mothers carry a child for only nine months, while some animals—including sharks, elephants, and even scorpions—can be pregnant for years.<p>Our moms aren't the only ones who deserve to be honored this Mother's Day. From octopuses to elephants, plenty of animal mothers go above and beyond for …

Mind Your Own Business

At about the beginning of this decade, mass-market mindfulness rolled out of the Bay Area like a brand new app. Very much like an app, in fact, or a …

Silicon Valley

Easily Collect Rain Water for Gardening or Other Outdoor Needs

Collecting rain water for your garden, indoor plants, or anything else you need to water outside is easier than it sounds. You’ll need a few …

15 Extraordinary Animal Facts That Are Hard To Believe!

<b>11. The ‘Mimic Octopus’ can transform into more than 15 different shapes – including snake, stingray, lionfish, and furry turkey.</b><p>The Mimic Octopus …

Giant Whales Have Super-Stretchy Nerves

“Hey, look at this,” said Bob Shadwick. He and his team were working on the dissected remains of a fin whale, the second largest animal on the planet, when they noticed a white cord-like structure lying against a slab of muscle. Shadwick picked it up and jokingly stretched it. “It was like a bungee …

New Glowing Millipede Found; Shows How Bioluminescence Evolved

Some California millipedes first evolved bioluminescence to cope with harsh desert living, according to scientists who may have cracked the mystery of glowing millipedes.<p>In California's Sierra Nevada Mountains (map) live a group of blind millipedes that glow in the dark—and now scientists have …

Aquarium goldfish dumped into lake, multiply to 3,000 fish

They multiply like...fish! Apparently, a handful of goldfish dumped into a lake in Boulder, Colorado, just three years ago have reproduced and now …

Are Fly Farms a Solution to Food Waste?

You’ve probably heard that more people around the world are eating insects to help reduce agricultural waste and replace protein in meat-based diets. But have you ever seen farmers raise flies to make animal food?<p>A few months ago, the National Geographic video team came across a new research …

Study: Climate change will hit some Florida reefs sooner than expected, might trigger annual bleaching

Parts of Florida’s vast coral reefs, including a pristine tract in the Dry Tortugas, might get seared by climate change as early as 2030 — about a …

Global Warming

These Amazing Jane Goodall Quotes Will Inspire You to Fight For Animals and Nature - One Green Planet

At the age of 26, Jane Goodall left England, with little more than a notebook and binoculars, and set off to pursue her dream of living with wild …

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Resurgent Vegetation Sucks 4bn Tons Of Carbon From The Air

Nearly four billion tonnes of additional carbon have been taken out of the atmosphere in the past decade as the planet’s plant cover has expanded, according to satellite data.<p>But that’s still less than 7 per cent of total carbon emissions of 60 billion tonnes over the same period.<p>The change has …

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NASA made an adorable video explaining climate change. l think a lot of people will FINALLY get it.

Here's your Hot Planet 101, courtesy of NASA. Take a minute to watch it, then we'll see how it's affecting life on earth <i>right now.</i><p>If the symptoms of …

Global Warming

Jonathan Franzen’s global-warming nihilism: Saving the climate might mean destroying everything else

Franzen feels “bullied” by climate change’s dominance over all other environmental issues<p>A new football stadium rises in downtown Minneapolis, its glass facade a death trap for the thousands of birds anticipated to collide with it each year.<p>The National Audubon Society, meanwhile, puts out a …

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Oceans Are Losing Oxygen—and Becoming More Hostile to Life

Low-oxygen areas are expanding in deep waters, killing some creatures outright and changing how and where others live. It may get much worse.<p>Marlin and sailfish are the oceans’ perfect athletes. A marlin can outweigh a polar bear, leap through the air, and traverse the sea from Delaware to …

Global Warming

2,000 snow geese die from illness in Idaho wildlife areas

MUD LAKE, Idaho (AP) — Some 2,000 migrating snow geese have died recently in eastern Idaho, likely from a disease that comes on quickly and can kill birds in midflight, wildlife officials say.<p>The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says staff and volunteers collected the dead birds over the past …

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These 5 Animal Products Sold for Their Bogus 'Health' Benefits are Driving Species to Extinction - One Green Planet

For centuries, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has called on a number of animal and plant products to help treat and cure a number of common …

Extinction

6 everyday products you didn't know harm the environment

Next time you look under your bathroom sink, you might just find a number of everyday items that are ruining the planet.<p>Many products we use to stay …

Watch: Bird Mimics Caterpillar (and Other Animal Imposters)

Several animals have evolved to masquerade as very different species.<p>In nature, it doesn't always pay to be yourself. In fact, pretending to be something you're not can keep you alive.<p>Take the cinereous mourner <i>(Laniocera hypopyrra)</i>, a bird that lives in the Amazon rain forest. Chicks of this …

Mass Death of Seabirds in Western U.S. Is 'Unprecedented'

Why are so many auklets, from California to Canada, starving?<p>In the storm debris littering a Washington State shoreline, Bonnie Wood saw something grisly: the mangled bodies of dozens of scraggly young seabirds.<p>Walking half a mile along the beach at Twin Harbors State Park on Wednesday, Wood …

India's Tigers May Be Rebounding, in Rare Success for Endangered Species

New population numbers reflect better tracking and progress against poaching, say scientists.<p>More money has been spent on tiger conservation than on preserving any other species in the world, yet wildlife biologists have been seemingly unable to stop the decline of the iconic big cat in the face of …

Joint Pain, From the Gut

Scientists don't know what causes rheumatoid arthritis, but many suspect that the microbiome—the bacteria that live in our gastrointestinal tracts—may be to blame.<p>Doctors aren’t entirely sure what triggers rheumatoid arthritis, a disease in which the body turns on itself to attack the joints, but …

Medical Research

The Science Behind Motivation

Being motivated is a key part of being successful as an entrepreneur, and as such, it’s a subject that’s always fascinated me. Motivation comes from vision, goal setting, and celebrating small successes, but there’s more to it – there’s actually a science behind motivation.<p>Psychology – Why is …

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Panda Playing in Snow Goes Viral: How Do Zoos Plan for Weather?

Bao Bao, the 16-month-old cub at D.C.'s National Zoo, warmed hearts with her wintry romp.<p>A video of the Smithsonian National Zoo's young giant panda, Bao Bao, tumbling down a snowy hill in Washington, D.C., has become a warm and fuzzy distraction amid this week's frigid U.S. cold snap.<p>As the year's …

8.21.2006 - Ant jaws break speed record, propel insects into air, biologists find

UC Berkeley Press Release<p>Ant jaws break speed record, propel insects into air, biologists find<p>– A species of ant native to Central and South America …