A lone spotted hyena tries to grab the remains of an impala kill, made by a leopard.
Photo by James Tyrrell
Healthy Arteriole in Eye - with tough, flexible elastin wall (pink), red blood cells (red) and supporting collagen fibers (web-like “netting,” and yellow & green areas)
Donald Pottle. Boston, MA, USA
Technique: Confocal, 40x Objective
Christ, this is the coolest thing ever.
“An artificial nano ‘T4 Bacteriophage’ made of diamond-like carbon that could be used as a viral robot to infect bacteria”
(via 2005 MicroGraph Winners)
Leaping skills make Doberman pinschers into great “police dogs.” Rushville, Indiana, December 1941.
Photograph by Willard Culver, National Geographic
Race cars roar around the track at the Iowa State Fair in 1938.
Photograph by J. Baylor Roberts, National Geographic
A tarsier (Bill Bailey’s Jungle Hero - BBC)
April 27, 1984: The Lightning Loop at Great Adventure in Jackson Township, N.J., appeared above an article about attracting older crowds to amusement parks. Marketers hoped that by making the new parks “discreetly educational,” with better food or “designer merchandise,” that they might appeal to “an older, calmer, more sophisticated generation.” Food-wise, “the parks are experimenting with everything form pita bread sandwiches to lobster. … Older patrons, the rationale goes, are interested in a ‘dining experience’ rather than a quick snack.” Photo: Bob Glass/The New York Times