Mind-altering drugs: The magical history of LSD and mushrooms | Michael Pollan | Big Think

I think like most people, I thought before I started this project that psychedelics were a product of the ’60s. And the word psychedelic is such a ’60s word. And it comes into our awareness with Timothy Leary and all of the counterculture interest in psychedelics. But in fact, there’s a much older history. I Read more…

Want a shortcut to better living? Psychedelics may be it. | Michael Pollan | Big Think

There was work done in the ’60s and early ’70s to judge the role of the possibility That LSD could enhance creativity. And there was a group down in the South Bay in California. And James Fadiman is a psychologist there. And he assembled a group of creatives in various fields– engineers, architects, musicians, all Read more…

Birds are Awesome! – A Celebration of Birds

Some people love birds because they are cute. Some people love that they are majestic. Or that they are beautiful. Or that they teach us about the world. Or that they can change our perspective. Some people love birds because they are nearby. Or because they are exotic. Some people love birds because they confuse Read more…

Why No Giant Mammals?

it’s true that there are animals today notably the blue whale is the largest creature ever to inhabit the earth that are bigger then dinosaurs but, no creature that currently walks on land gets anywhere close to the size the Super Dino’s. The largest recorded species of dinosaur probably is Amphicoelias Fragillimus, which measured up Read more…

Animal Song

Mammals have lungs that breathe the air. Warm blooded bodies that have fur or hair. Mammals give birth to their living young. Mothers give milk to their daughters and sons. Dogs say, “roof!” Cats say, “meow!” Cows say, “moo!” Humans say, “wow!” Monkeys say, “ooo ooo ooo!” Horses say, “neigh!” Elephants say, “pvvvvt!” Dophins say, Read more…

Zoos Enrich Our Lives but Cost Animals Their Dignity, Says Bill Nye

So recently a four-year-old kid got into a gorilla enclosure in a zoo and the zoo officials decided in the safety of the kid they had to kill the gorilla. So here was an animal that was in his natural habitat in Africa doing his gorillatical thing. And he got captured and ended up in Read more…

8 Creative Ways Animals Store Food

It’s a pretty common problem. You have some food, you chow down … and you get full, so you want to save some for later, when you’re hungry again. Or maybe you know that you won’t be able to get more food for a while, so you stockpile. You protect your stash from others, and Read more…

Amazing Animal Groups | Science for Kids

Squeaks and I have tons of fun when a group of our friends get together here at the fort And that got me thinking…we have different names for different groups of people. Like, a group of kids that all have the same teacher is called a class… And the people we’re related to, or who Read more…

Jungle Animals Song | Kids Songs | Nursery Rhymes | The Kiboomers

If you want to be a tiger Growl out loud Grrr Grrr If you want to be a tiger Growl out loud Grr! Grr! If you want to be a tiger Really want to be a tiger If you want to be a tiger Growl out loud Grr! Grr!

Wonderful Zoo | Nursery Rhymes | Songs For Children | Kids Song For Toddlers | Kids Tv Nursery Rhyme

I like to go to the zoo to look at the cute kangaroo. I like to go to the zoo Come on you can all come too.. Watch the Lions roaring watch the mongooses watch the hippo snoring only at the zoo.. Watch the panda climbing watch the the dolphin drawing only at the wonderful Read more…