Things to remember...
Late last year, I put up some pictures of a creepy vacant lot near town that’s full of deer and other animal bones. My best guess at the time was that it was where road crews brought road killed animals. The field is on state land, near the administrative offices of Colorado Parks & Wildlife. But the way the bones were scattered over many acres didn’t seem to fit.
On the fourth of July, thinking to avoid crowds of outdoorsy tourists, we headed back to the creepy lot. Sure enough, we had the place to ourselves. So we followed a little track we hadn’t noticed before, and found the answer.
The pictures that follow aren’t just bones, and aren’t suitable for most people. But if you want to see them…
From hedonic reversal to fear of boredom, these psychological concepts offer insight into why that dilapidated warehouse is so appealing.
“Death doesn’t have to be so drab! Thought it would be nice if the Reaper added a bit of color to his look.”
A Palestinian boy, who medics said was wounded by Israeli shelling, receives treatment at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City. At least 20 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli shelling in a Gaza neighborhood, where bodies were strewn in the street and thousands fled toward the hospital packed with wounded civilians.
Photo credit: APAImages/REX
It’s hard to call someone a damn, dirty ape—as Charlton Heston once famously did—when they’re decked out head to toe in Armani.
One of the most amazing things about being a mammal is our sensitive hearing. Where does it come from? — These three little bones in our middle ear.
Our reptile ancestors only had one bone, but our two extra bones enable us to amplify sound.
Learn more and tune in tomorrow night (4/16) on PBS at 10/9c when Your Inner Fish continues.