Blog Posts - Adaptation

Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow

Biology concepts – osmoregulation, tonicity, phytohormones, avian kidney, pinnieds, cetaceansAfrican elephants are larger than asian elephants, but their urine production is similar. A 2007 study found that African elephants can differentiate famil...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Aug 31, 2016

Funimation Releases Trailer for 2nd Live Action Rurouni Kenshin Film

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by Sofakingnews on Aug 18, 2016

Sorry, I Don’t Drink

Biology concepts – water conservation, kidney function, metabolic water, adaptation, water uptake“Koala” in aborigine means “no drink.” The moist eucalyptus leaves are poisonous to most animals, but koalas have a special bacteria...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Aug 17, 2016

No Introductions Necessary?

Biology concepts – introduced species, invasive species, The United States is a melting pot, and it is one of ourgreatest strengths. The questions is, is it also a goodidea for plants and animals?The United States is an amazing place to live; nearl...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Aug 3, 2016

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Trailer

Jack Reacher: Never Go BackJack Reacher: Never Go Back (also known as Jack Reacher: Never Look Back) is 2016 American action thriller film directed by Edward Zwick and co-written with Richard Wenk and Marshall Herskovitz. Watch the Trailer!Jack...
by Film trailers World on Jul 21, 2016

Alice de l’autre côté du miroir de Kari Sutherland

Chronique d’Emy ⭐ Alice de l’autre côté du miroir de Kari Sutherland Nombre de pages : 240 pages Editeur :  Hachette Date de sortie :  11 mai 2016 Collection :  Hachette Romans Langue :  Français ISBN-10:  2012205674 ISBN-13: ...
by Songe d'une nuit d'été on Jun 20, 2016

Tricky Little Buggers

Biology concepts – immune defense, antibiotic resistance Naim Süleymanoğlu is better known as Pocket Hercules (4' 10"). He was born in Bulgaria, but is of Turkish descent. He competed and retired several times, and won gold medals from 1983 to 19...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Jun 15, 2016

THE HANDMAID’S TALE Adaptation Coming to Hulu

Calling all Margaret Atwood fans–and potential fans who’ve had her books on their TBR pile for years— The Handmaid’s Tale ...
by Book Riot on Apr 29, 2016

Teatro Tomasino presents ‘Ang Favorite Book ni Jude’

Teatro Tomasino, the first and only recognized university-wide theater guild of the University of Santo Tomas, presents this April “Ang Favorite Book ni Jude,” a stage play based on Bob Ong’s popular 2003 novel “Ang Paboritong Lib...
by The Filipino Scribe on Apr 6, 2016

Musaigen no Phantom World- Bait and Switch with only the Bait

I legitimately forget if I ever talked about a Kyoani show around here. There was some buzz going around before Phantom World released at how Kyoani decided to adapt a light novel series like Phantom World. Kyoani hasn’t really touched the hare...
by The Anime Tree on Apr 5, 2016

Will It Suck? READY PLAYER ONE Movie (Spoiler-Free)

Calling all ’80s lovers, gamers, and sci-fi/dystopian fans: the Ready Player One movie is coming together. Being that the original ... The post Will It Suck? READY PLAYER ONE Movie (Spoiler-Free) appeared first on BOOK RIOT.
by Book Riot on Mar 18, 2016

Audition: HERCULES: The Valiant Warrior of Thebes (musical) | March 17, 2016

Fullblast Productions holds an open audition for a musical adaptation of Greek Mythology's HERCULES: The Valiant Warrior of Thebes. This will be on March 17 (Thursday) at 3:00pm to 8:00pm at The Camp Art Studio in Makati City.Read more »...
by The Intersections & Beyond on Mar 11, 2016

Dulaang Laboratoryo’s CORO DE LOS DIABLOS at UP Los Baños | March 8-10, 2016

After its successful run at the University of the Philippines last September 2015, Dulaang Laboratoryo’s Coro De Los Diablos is set to be staged this time at the University of the Philippines Los Baños in Laguna on March 8, 9 and 10 with 4:30pm an...
by The Intersections & Beyond on Mar 7, 2016

Big Bugs, Little Bugs

The titan beetle (Titanus giganteus), is not necessarily a gentle giant. Its jaws can snap pencils and easily cut into human flesh…. and they fly. Calm down, the adults don’t feed, they just look for mates, so you won’t wake to one nibbling you...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Mar 2, 2016

When The Early Bird Is Also The Night Owl

Biology concepts – cathemerality, circadian rhythm, adaptation, predator/prey relationsOne carnivorous and three vegetarian friends stranded on a island – what could go wrong? The 2005 movie ”Madagascar” had some animals that we recognize fro...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Feb 24, 2016

Sunrise, Sunset – Life In the Twilight

Biology concepts – activity patterns, crepuscular, co-evolution, active pollinationNocturnal and diurnal activity patterns are like vanilla and chocolate cupcakes. But what if you like rose hip or green tea flavors – are there cupcakes out there...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Feb 17, 2016

Form Follows Function - It’s About Time

Biology concepts – circadian rhythm, vision sense, adaptation, parasitism, form follows functionThe sun and the moon are symbols of differentactivity cycles. As with everything else, we have to givethem human characteristics (anthropomorphism).Many...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Feb 10, 2016

Plants That Don’t Sleep Will Take The Dirt Nap

Biology concepts – nastic movements, turgor pressure, evolutionary pressure, tropism, osmosisIf you don’t let a Mimosa pudica (sensitive plant) plant rest at night, it will wilt away to nothing. A plant that needs a good night’s sleep? Really?
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Feb 3, 2016

The 5th Wave: An Opinion

Wow, I didn’t know what to expect from this movie but I know I didn’t expect anything this wretched.  I’m not usually this negative about films like this but this just turned out way worse than I thought it would.  What makes it m...
by Awesome Movie Discussion on Jan 29, 2016

HafenCity: A city built for rising seas

Hamburg is currently the site of one of Europe’s biggest regeneration projects. A large area of redundant warehousing and port facilities is being turned into housing and office space, creating a new downtown quarter called HafenCity. It is bei...
by Make Wealth History on Dec 18, 2015

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