Why Is There Beauty In Design? | David Rives

Think about it: There’s great functionality in design. Take, for instance, a skyscraper or an ice cream cone. Both are designed to efficiently contain some element. One allows a scoop of ice cream to be held in an edible container, while the other design allows a relatively small footprint on the ground to hold thousands … Read More

Tongue-Tied | The Evolution of a Hummingbird

Hummingbirds are remarkable creatures, with their ability to hover, fly backwards, and extract nectar with their amazing tongue. A long thin beak houses that tiny tongue, which the hummer inserts into flowers and laps up the nectar. However, that is no ordinary tongue. Their tongue consists of two separating parts that enclose around the nectar, … Read More