Short Film: Wild Love

There’s a popular expression that claims ‘revenge is a dish best served cold’, but I’m not sure that counts if you’ve just witnessed your loved one skewered by a hiking stick. Festival-favourite Wild Love follows a romantic couple who see their dream camping trip quickly turn to a nightmare, after they accidentally make rodent kebabs. Continue reading Short Film: Wild Love

DJ Critical Hype Mashes The Neptunes Beats and J. Cole Vocals on ‘In Search Of…Cole’ Mixtape

DJ Critical Hype has returned with another mashup mixtape, titled In Search Of… Cole.

The 30-track project pairs J. Cole’s vocals with production from The Neptunes. While Cole has never worked with Pharrell or Chad Hugo before, the tape gives fans a glimpse into what a collaboration between them could look like. Continue reading DJ Critical Hype Mashes The Neptunes Beats and J. Cole Vocals on ‘In Search Of…Cole’ Mixtape

Why Bats Are One of Evolution’s Greatest Puzzles

Listen carefully on a quiet summer night and you might hear them. Even if you don’t see a bat’s frantically fluttering form, you might catch its high-pitched chirp as it searches the night for dinner. You’re probably hearing a little brown bat, a common insect-eater found throughout North America, but it is just one of more than a thousand species of bat ranging from the one-inch-long Kitti’s hog-nosed bat to the enormous, three-pound giant golden-crowned flying fox. Continue reading Why Bats Are One of Evolution’s Greatest Puzzles

This photo confirms that your tongue is basically a microbe party

The human tongue is an essential component of our daily lives. After all, we wouldn’t be able to eat, taste, talk, sip, swallow, or even spit with the same level of precision as we do now without this organ. Despite this, our mouth’s main muscle remains somewhat of a mystery to scientists. Only recently have researchers begun to understand that there’s a whole ecosystem of bacteria—known as a microbiome—that call our mouths home. Now, researchers have been able to photograph this teeming microscopic community in more detail than ever before.

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