I have watched this probably 20 times over the past three days. I love everything about this man and this video.
Let me not think of my work only as a stepping stone to something else and if it is, let me be fascinated by the shape of the stone.
Just went back to my first post……………the fuck am I talking about, nothing has changed, this is golden.
This is probably my favourite song by the artist Seekae (fantastic artist if you haven’t heard them before).
I have been meaning to post something about finishing my first degree and all and where I am now in relation to what I wanted to be when I was a lot younger.
The very first thing I said to myself in high school in year 7 when I saw the electives for year 11 was “I will choose biology as my first elective for sure!”.. and I did. Now I have a degree in it and I am still madly in love with the discipline along with new areas of science!
It’s cool looking back on that and knowing in myself, that I have accomplished what I set out to do when I was about 13 years old. But the best part is how differently I think now about everything, i mean obviously I wouldn’t have the same attitude about things as my 13 year old self (although sometimes I think I do), but its just interesting to see how differently I see and react to things.
I’m a lot different, in a good way.
One day ill read back through this blog…..now that will be interesting
Fuck tonight right off
So hungover and sun burnt but over the moon today, just found out that I got in to a diploma of education next year!!
Kids im cuming for ya ;)
Just a reminder:the natural diet of these birds is BONES. Not just bone marrow; actual bone shards. They pick up huge freaking bones from carcasses and drop them onto rocks until they get spiky pieces and then they swallow them. Their stomach acid dissolves bone.
look me in the eye and tell me that’s not a fucking dragon
And they aren’t naturally red like that. That’s self-applied makeup. They find the reddest earth they can to work into their feathers as a status symbol.
And they don’t scavenge other parts of carcases, just the bones. 85-90% of their diet is exclusively bone. Hence why it’s only a myth that these birds would just pick up whole lambs and carry them off. It’s not true, but in German they’re still called Lämmergeier as a result.
Finally got myself a 50mm 1.8 lens, I have wanted one of these ages but it’s just been one of those things which I would just get later. Yay!
A video I made for my journalism project. Considering the short time frame I shot and edited it in, I think I did fairly alright.
A fantastic short film on conservation by my mate! Absolutely killed it man!
Studying Fisheries an Aquaculture this year was interesting, quite an eye opener on the sheer volume of seafood we actually consume/destroy.
This is just a cool video relating to a potentially more sustainable method of fish farming. But it looks like a fish cage fight, imagine having a bunch of cage fights out in the middle of the ocean. Yes.
George Carlin… an american stand up comedian, philosopher, social critic and satirist. He was a controversial guy, a lot of his work I find hilarious…..well most of it.
When I first saw this video I was pretty angry at his ignorance….The planets fine?! How do you define the planet being ‘fine’?!… but after taking a deep breath and thinking about it, he is partially right.
Yes, the planet will be here long after us and no matter how bad we fuck the planet up, it will recover (it may take millions of years, but it will happen).
The thing I get annoyed about is the idea ‘then why worry about creating waste and polluting the earth if its going to be fine once we have gone?’
Well… I see it this way. Planet Earth is a pretty cool thing, at approximately 4.5 billion years old it has been through a lot worse than us, but just because it can handle more doesn’t mean it should.
If you look at a single tree, you are not just looking at one thing. You are looking at the product of MILLIONS of years of evolution that have eventuated into something that can overcome the forces of gravity and produce food for itself from simply water, light and a simple gas.
Within this ‘one thing’ there is BILLIONS of individual cells each operating in their own way forming the overall complex organism. This one tree then interacts with other ‘one things’ which in turn forms what we commonly know as an ecosystem.
These ecosystems alter other ecosystems which alter the entire planet such as the Amazon shifting the worlds climate! This is only scratching the surface and I probably could have written this a lot better but I should be studying.
Anyway, the level of diversity and complexity that is in front of us everyday of our lives is beyond words. It is the most complex interactions we know and I dare say we will ever know (even though we know nothing about it yet).
I feel like people get something from nature that is hard to find anywhere else and that’s beautiful. I think we need to preserve this because it’s beautiful.
Also I think we skip over the fact to much that we are a part of nature. We separate ourselves from it so much these days that we are born into artificial worlds and we grow up thinking that we are not a part of this larger thing.
Now im just venting random shit.
The role we have in nature is an interesting topic.
In general though, this bloke is hilarious.
So many projects are happening at the moment, but after a sit down with my mate today. It looks like he has really found a unique niche that could potentially become huge!
I think ill invest a lot more time into it now that I have realised its potential.
The gif relates to the way I feel, like a gorilla rolling through the leaves of productiveness!