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  • September 30, 2015
    This is the shell of Angustopila dominikae, a new species of micro-snail discovered in China's Guangxi province. It only measures 0.86mm tall and would be pretty disappointing to see show up at your table if you just ordered escargot. I mean, I THINK they were good, but I'm g... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2015
    This is a 3-day old miniature horse chasing after one of its caretakers. I did not know horses could be so miniature. That is like a teacup horsey. I assume it is going to be much larger when it's full grown. That's the thing about animals -- they grow up. And sometimes, w... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2015
    These are several videos capturing the annual migration of millions and millions of tiny red crabs across Christmas Island, near Indonesia. Once a year in October/November the entire population migrates from the forests to the coast to bang each other on the beach and make bab... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2014
    This is a video from German watchmaker Nomos Glashütte of one of their modern watches being assembled. It was a treat to watch(!), mostly because I've always been fascinated with watchmaking (and collect vintage Doxas). Everything is so small. Did you know the jewels in a wa... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2014
    This is a Caribbean Pygmy Octopus that recently hatched at the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Florida. It's so teensy! If this were a Disney movie, it would think that pencil eraser is its mother. This is not a Disney movie though, this is real life. There are no ha... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2013
    Keep in mind 'cute' is subjective. Now that I think about it I guess 'chubby' is too but nine out of ten doctors have agreed I'm full-blown obese. This is one of two new species of recently described mini-spiders from China. How small is a mini-spider? Well the little guy a... / Continue →