Weekly Webcrawl: Science keeps on going, even when we’re too busy to notice

Photo via Thinkstock.

Photo via Thinkstock.

Yes, I know what you’re going to say and I don’t want to talk about it. It’s been a busy couple of weeks and the webcrawl just fell into the abyss. But it’s back, as I know you’re incred­ibly relieved to hear. And don’t worry, today’s list includes some high­lights from not one but two weeks of scl­o­gos­phere action.

And finally, three delightful videos for your Friday after­noon enjoyment:

This phi­los­o­phizing 9-​​year-​​old answered some of my life long questions:


Alli­ga­tors hate walking on tread­mills (don’t we all?):


Spoiler alert: this is not a human: