Friday Faves July 3, 2015

A ship? Or a spider?

Spidespiderrs can "sail" across waters, using wind and their limbs to control where they go. Spiders can even use their silk as an anchor, releasing the silk to slow down their movement. Awesome.


Kick-Ass Kangaroos

Kangaroos are cute, but male kangaroos have long arms to punch other kangaroos. And win over ladies.

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When I start feeling bad...

about getting my PhD studying squirrels, Seriously Science? is always around to lift my mood. This study looked at whether it's easier to fart standing up or lying down. The spoiler: let 'em rip standing up.

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