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Whales can learn about danger and can warn each other, according to a study of how they dodged whaling ships in the 19th century

An annotated image of a sperm whale. Insider/Francois Gohier/VW Pics/Universal Images Group/Getty Images Sperm whales changed their behavior to dodge whaling ships in the 1800s, according to a study. That behavior spread among sperm whales and disrupted the whaling industry, scientists found. This could be an example of animal "culture", the lead author of the study told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sperm whales learned to escape from whaling boats in the 19th ...
Tags: Science, Australia, Trends, Animal, Alaska, News UK, Behavior, Victoria, Seattle, Whale, Whitehead, North Pacific, Gulf of Maine, Dalhousie University, Marianne Guenot, Hal Whitehead


Narwhal Tusks Show How Climate Change and Pollution Are Reshaping the Arctic

There’s no question that we’re messing up the oceans big time. But shocking new research shows the world’s addiction to fossil fuels is changing the bodies of big ocean predators like narwhals. A study published this month in Current Biology uses narwhal tusks to examine how the animals store mercury over time,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Sea, Arctic, Unicorns, Mercury, Tusk, Whale, Mammals, Physical Sciences, Narwhal, Branches Of Biology, Disaster Accident, Monodontidae, Jean Pierre Desforges


How Whale Songs Can Help Us Explore the Ocean

Some whale songs can give scientists valuable information about the ocean’s geography, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science. What’s more, their songs can be used as a form of seismic testing, which uses blasts of sound to map out the ocean floor. Forms of this technology can be harmful to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Ocean, Cetaceans, Whale, Blue Whale, Michael Jasny, Reflection Seismology, Edge Species, Fin Whale, Cetacean Strandings In Ghana


Gray Whales Off Baja California Are Dying En Masse, and Scientists Don't Know Why

An unusual mortality event of gray whales off the coast of Mexico is disturbingly persistent, according to a study published this week in the Marine Ecology Progress Series. The die-off began in 2019, and the gray whale death count is currently at 384, though the actual number may be higher.Read more...
Tags: Science, Mexico, Cetaceans, Whale, Marine Mammal, Blue Whale, Cetacea, Gray Whale, Baleen Whales, Balaenidae, Oceanic Dolphins, Mammals Of Asia, Baleen Whale, Gray Whales Off Baja California Are Dying En Masse


Whale made of waste / Deux fois la même idée? C’est assez!

THE ORIGINAL? Uman / biodegradable items – 2017 (Click image to enlarge) “Don’t load the planet with what doesn’t belong to it” Source : Ad Forum / Act Responsible Agency : Creamos Medellin (Colombia) LESS ORIGINAL Smurfit Kappa Packagings – 2020 (Click image to enlarge) “Let’s make waste extinct. Join us to create better planet packaging” Source : PHNX Awards, Shark Awards Bronze Agency : In the Company of Huskies (Ireland) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Social, Advertising, Environmental, Pollution, Waste, Non-profit, Whale, Don, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Detritus, Creamos Medellín Colombia, Baleine, Pollution Aquatique, Uman, Baleines


Add title="" to h* based on existing TOC -- suggestion for new feature (or plugin?)

How easy / possible would it be to reverse engineer an existing TOC and add the existing titles as they appear, to a title="" in an h* tag at the appropriate point in the book? If the file is really badly made and the chapter titles are in some random tag like p or div it might be necessary to add a blank h* with a display:none to it. I'm not sure whether this is better suited to a feature in the Tools > Table of Contents menu or as a plugin (super subtle WINK to any plugin coders who are bored ...
Tags: Books, Sigil, Whale, Hadar


Whale & Riveters Add New, Fresh Faces

Recently both the Connecticut Whale and the Metropolitan Riveters upgraded their rosters for Season 6 with new, fresh faces who will be hoping to make their NWHL debuts in November. Both franchises needed to add some more talent to catch the front-running Boston Pride and both have to believe they are closer to that goal after their most recent additions. The Whale upgraded their goaltender depth chart on May 21 with the signing of Abbie Ives from nearby Quinnipiac University. Later that day ...
Tags: New York, Sport, Czech Republic, Connecticut, Hockey, Whale, University Of Vermont, Bobcats, NWHL, Boston Pride, Brooke, Sammy, Ives, Quinnipiac, Connecticut Whale, Minnesota Duluth


The Whale: A New Touristic Attraction In Norway, That Will Tell The Stories Of The Majestic Sea Creature Through Art, Science, And Architecture

The Danish architecture firm Dorte Mandrup A/S won the international competition to design “The Whale”, a new touristic attraction for northern Norway, that will tell the stories of the majestic sea creature through art, science, and architecture. More: Dorte Mandrup h/t: archdaily Located on a plot 300km north of the Arctic Circle, on the island of Andøya, a small town of 2600 citizens... Source
Tags: Travel, Design, Architecture, Norway, Arctic Circle, Whale, Dorte Mandrup, Andøya


#TwistedTropes 28. Jonah's necessary whale

Photo by Andrew Bain on unsplash It wasn't long after the prophet Jonah was thrown overboard into stormy seas that he was swallowed by a great fish. Popular belief is that it was a whale, but that would be ridiculous. It's virtually impossible for a whale of any size to swallow a man, and for him to survive inside it's stomach for up to three days. But I bet there are plenty of fish out there in the depths of the oceans that might be large enough to take on the job. Imagine the job desc...
Tags: Washington, Fish, Noah, Bible, Resilience, Pandora, God, eLearning, Dante, Whale, Jonah, Plato, Schindler, Moore, Chekhov, Hobson


Whale iPhone – Generateur de Mèmes par FaceBook (gratuit)

Source : Whale iPhone – Generateur de Mèmes par FaceBook (gratuit) MaxiApple.com Tout droit sortie de l’imagination des créatifs du labo de Facebook à savoir le studio NPE, l’application Whale pour iPhone va vous aider à créer … The post Whale iPhone – Generateur de Mèmes par FaceBook (gratuit) appeared first on MaxiApple.com.
Tags: Iphone, Ipad, Facebook, Internet, Seo, Whale, Ipod Touch, App Gratuites, AppStore, Applications Gratuites, Graphique


Whale iPhone – Generateur de Meme par FaceBook (gratuit)

Source : Whale iPhone – Generateur de Meme par FaceBook (gratuit) MaxiApple.com Tout droit sortie de l’imagination des créatifs du labo de Facebook à savoir le studio NPE, l’application Whale pour iPhone va vous aider à créer … The post Whale iPhone – Generateur de Meme par FaceBook (gratuit) appeared first on MaxiApple.com.
Tags: Facebook, Seo, Whale, Actualités, Graphique


Connecticut Whale’s Primary Objective: Capitalize in the ‘O’ Zone

Six games into the 2019-20 National Women’s Hockey League season and still without a win, the Connecticut Whale are no longer satisfied with rationales like not getting favorable breaks in games or good efforts that come up short. Battling hard, which was again the case in a 3-1 loss to the Buffalo Beauts last Sunday afternoon at the Danbury Ice Arena, doesn’t cut it anymore. The Whales want that ‘W’ and moral victories aren’t acceptable. Related: NWHL October Recap Three weeks removed ...
Tags: Boston, Sport, Connecticut, Buffalo, Hockey, Anderson, Whale, Neumann, National Women s Hockey League, Connecticut Whale, Buffalo Beauts, Minnesota Whitecaps, Brickner, Bryan Johnson, Kelsey Neumann, Meneghin


Facebook launched an experimental meme app called Whale – here's how it works

Facebook quietly launched a meme creation app called Whale, which lets people layer doodles, emojis, and other visual effects over their own photos or stock images. It's essentially a simple image-editing tool, designed to create shareable visuals for social. Whale is only available in Canada's App Store for now and was created by Facebook's experimental apps team. We tried Whale to find out how it works. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook has quietly launched an ima...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Trends, Canada, App Store, Whale, Instagram Messenger, Information Whale, Facebook Whale


Connecticut Whale Vow to Stay the Course Through Rough Swells

Navigating through the early rip currents of this National Women’s Hockey League season has been challenging, but for the Connecticut Whale, it continues to be about the entire journey. That challenge escalated on Sunday afternoon at the Danbury Ice Arena. The Whale endured their most heartbreaking loss amidst a stretch of games that would test even the most seasoned athletes let alone a squad filled with many newcomers. Warding off virtually everything the Isobel Cup champion Minnesota Wh...
Tags: Sweden, Minnesota, Sport, Connecticut, Hockey, Grace, Anderson, Orlando, Whale, Yale University, Shelly, NWHL, Doyle, Vlasic, Danbury, University of Minnesota


Connecticut Whale Displays Newfound Firepower in Setback to Beauts

For the Connecticut Whale of the National Women’s Hockey League, quality scoring chances were in short supply last season. The 2018-19 squad not only lit the lamp a mere 22 times, but also had limited opportunities as a whole in the offensive zone. Those tendencies took a huge turn in the right direction during Saturday’s season-opening 3-1 loss to the Buffalo Beauts at the Danbury Ice Arena. Related: Connecticut Whale See Many Positives in Preseason Trailing 1-0 after a first period th...
Tags: Boston, Sport, Connecticut, Hockey, Whale, Shelly, Doyle, Boston Pride, Vlasic, Danbury, Brennan, Madison Packer, Connecticut Whale, Buffalo Beauts, Women's Hockey, Jillian Dempsey


Whale Begin Free Agency by Re-Signing Veteran Doyle

Beginning May 15, NWHL teams can re-sign players from their 2018-19 roster and their draft picks. Additionally, for those players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, NWHL Free Agency provides the best opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. The fifth season of the NWHL will begin in October as the Minnesota Whitecaps look to defend their Isobel Cup championship. My colleague Nathaniel Oliver will ...
Tags: Minnesota, Boston, Sport, Canada, Connecticut, Buffalo, Hockey, Whale, Boston University, NWHL, Doyle, Madison Packer, Connecticut Whale, Colgate University, Minnesota Whitecaps, Kaleigh Fratkin


Former Whale Goalie Walther Talks Coaching, Growth & ‘Lift the Mask’

Everything in life happens for a reason. Things work out in ways that we would not have necessarily imagined, but that at some point make sense. Sometimes this can be especially difficult to recognize during those most trying moments of our lives. And as challenging as this concept may be to rationalize, one would have to suppose that if it is tough for you and me, then it must be even more challenging for a hockey goaltender. Goalies already bear a great deal of weight upon the shoulders by the...
Tags: Maryland, Massachusetts, Sport, Ncaa, Buffalo, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Worcester, Hamilton, New York Islanders, Whale, Pittsburgh, Nichols, Islanders, Bridgeport


Top-5 Sarah Edney Moments With the Buffalo Beauts

Goodbyes can be tough, especially when the person bidding farewell has been so impactful. The Buffalo Beauts announced on Jan. 7, 2019 that veteran defender Sarah Edney had played her final game with the organization during the team’s 5-0 victory on Jan. 5 against the Boston Pride. The decision was mutually agreed upon between the Beauts and Edney prior to the 2018-19 NWHL season getting under way. Jan. 5, 2018’s showdown between the Buffalo Beauts and the Boston Pride was defender Sarah Edney’...
Tags: Minnesota, Australia, China, Boston, Sport, Harvard University, Connecticut, Ncaa, Buffalo, Hockey, Sarah, Whale, All Star, NWHL, Brampton, Boston Pride


Sass & Richards Lead Riveters to First Home Win

In her first start of the season for the Metropolitan Riveters, Kimberly Sass made 33 saves and then stopped all three Connecticut Whale shooters during the shootout to secure her team’s first home win of the season. The Rivs won 4-3 but had to rally from a 3-2 deficit entering the third period, and it was rookie Audra Richards who completed her first NWHL hat trick to force overtime with a goal past the midway point of the third. Amanda Kessel netted the lone shootout goal and Sass stopped Kate...
Tags: Sport, Connecticut, Buffalo, Hockey, Alexa, Whale, Pittsburgh, Sass, Burke, NWHL, Richards, Boston Pride, Randy, Colgate, Amanda Kessel, Kessel


Frankenstein at 200

Mary Shelley’s creation is the rare story to pass from literature into common myth, inspiring a seemingly endless stream of adaptations.
Tags: Movies, News, Ahmed, Whale, James, Mary, Del Toro, Boris, Guillermo, Frankenstein, SHELLEY, Mary Shelley, LaValle, Books and Literature, Karloff, McBee


One League: Beyond the Obvious of Merging NWHL/CWHL

Timing is everything. People tend to want instant gratification, or to know that important matters will be resolved in short order. Whether we like it or not, that is not always the case – and that’s okay. For a number of months we have heard the cry of “one league” – the concept of merging North America’s two professional women’s hockey leagues, the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) and the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL). We have heard the statements of the merger’s inevitably and wh...
Tags: Minnesota, Wales, China, Boston, Toronto, Sport, Beijing, Pennsylvania, Ncaa, Hockey, NHL, Syracuse, North America, Montreal, Detroit, Princeton


Connecticut Signs Russian Goalie Maria Sorokina

Beginning June 1, NWHL teams can start signing players for the 2018-19 season. For players who have completed their college eligibility and want to continue their hockey careers, the free agency period provides them an opportunity to continue playing at the highest level of professional women’s hockey. The fourth season of the NWHL will begin in October as the Metropolitan Riveters defend their Isobel Cup championship, and with the addition of a fifth team – the Minnesota Whitecaps – as well as ...
Tags: Minnesota, Boston, Russia, Sport, Czech Republic, Connecticut, Hockey, Whale, NWHL, Connecticut Whale, Mike Murphy, Minnesota Whitecaps, Russian National Team, Top Story, Troy Parla, Dan Milstein


Humpback whale epic leap by boat

Everyone who goes on a whale watch considers themselves lucky to catch a glimpse of a whale, however brief or distant. Visions of whales breaching next to the boat, or many whales swimming alongside each other, water spouting from their blowholes, fill the imagination of eager whale watch tour passengers, but rarely do such sights become realities. That’s why this particular whale watch tour group was so fortunate. Recently, the TAZ Whale Watching tour near Gustavus, Alaska was treated to a ...
Tags: Travel, Whales, Whale Watching, Whale, All, Humpback Whale, Gustavus Alaska


You Whale Love This Design!

I love this fan almost as much as I love a bad pun. Don’t be deceived by its big name, the Whale is a personal fan with a super-compact form designed to help you beat the heat just about anywhere! Named after its ridges that resemble those on a whale’s belly, it’s ergonomically shaped to fit comfortably in the hand while safely concealing its fan blade safely. Perfect for a variety of occasions from sporting events to the beach, you can toss it in a bag and take it with you on the go. Its conven...
Tags: Gadgets, Design, Fan, Whale, Product Design, Lee Hyo Min


Baby whales have to learn how to talk, too

Baby whales aren't very good at making various calls, but a new study shows that even adults continue to improve their calling techniques. (more…)
Tags: Post, News, Nature, Endangered Species, Whales, Marine Biology, Whale


You'll Have Yourself a Very Scary Christmas with These Eight Films

Between Frankenstein (1931) and The Invisible Man (1933), director James Whale made this over-the-top lark of a dark and stormy night with stranded travelers and a crazy family. In a wordless performance, Boris Karloff headlines as the deformed butler who inspired The Addams Family 's Lurch. Charles Laughton, Raymond Massey, Gloria Stuart, Melvyn Douglas and Ernest Thesiger are among those so vividly present, and Whale has a ball directing t...
Tags: Music, Ray Bradbury, Fbi, Poland, Warner Bros, Vietnam, Kyle Maclachlan, David Lynch, Cannes, Personal Shopper, Stuart, Whale, Jerry Goldsmith, Cohen, Lynch, Andersen


Whale Strengthen the Pod Adding Six

From May 1-31 NWHL teams can re-sign players from their 2016-17 roster and their draft picks during the restricted free agency period, and beginning on June 1 any unsigned players left will be free to sign with any team. The third season of the NWHL will begin on October 28 as the Buffalo Beauts begin defense of their Isobel Cup championship, and with up to 12 players unable to participate in the league this season due to their selection for Team USA’s 2018 Olympic team, this will be the most co...
Tags: Florida, New York, Germany, Boston, Sport, Connecticut, Buffalo, Hockey, Whale, Utica, Neumann, Team USA, Goldsmith, NWHL, Amanda Kessel, Connecticut Whale


Polly’s teen polling app piggybacks on Snapchat

 Snapchat doesn’t technically have a developer platform, but that hasn’t stopped other startups from taking advantage of its new feature for attaching links to your Snaps and Stories. Sarahah was the first, allowing people to ask fellow Snappers for open-ended anonymous feedback. But the problem is that those requests could be met with cyberbullying. Polly is a new teen sensation… Read More
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Apps, Tech, Whale, Polly, Sarahah, Ranidu Lankage


Are solar storms causing whales to beach themselves?

A new study in the International Journal of Astrobiology posits that beached whales may sometimes be influenced by solar storms. (more…)
Tags: Post, News, Biology, Nature, Sun, Whales, Whale, Astrobiology, Solar Storms, International Journal of Astrobiology


Spotted: Our Most Iconic & Heart-Stopping Pieces!

There’s a good chance that you’ve seen our work – online, on TV, or maybe even in person – without even realizing it! Over the years, not only have we created full interpretive exhibitions for museums, nature centers, and other sites, but we’ve also designed and built iconic statues, models, and other works that have since become quite well-known. Many have even become viral “go-to spots” for selfies! Check out a few of our most iconic pieces…perhaps you have already seen them! Our catapult offi...
Tags: Design, Exhibits, General, Selfies, Selfie, Model, Museum, Museums, World War I, WWI, San Diego, Exhibit, Pegasus, Iconic, Kansas City, North Atlantic