Do you know your Native American Zodiac sign? Discover it here and see if you resonate with your animal.
An article by Omar Cherif exploring a collection of unique natural wonders from around the globe.
An article by Omar Cherif about how a wide variety of species willingly seek out substances to get intoxicated, as shown in the documentary Weird Nature ― Peculiar Potions.
By Omar Cherif Talk to your animals, they listen. And if you’re attentive and listen closely, they’ll talk right back. After many years of being surrounded by dogs, I can now confidently say that there are two types of dog owners. The first type treat their dogs as family members, possibly as soul companions. The […]
Scientists have been given an extraordinary glimpse into how wild New Caledonian crows make and use ‘hooked stick tools’ to hunt for insect prey. Dr Jolyon Troscianko, from the University of Exeter, and Dr Christian Rutz, from the University of St Andrews, have captured first video recordings documenting how these tropical corvids fashion these particularly complex tools in the wild.
Openness to new things and passionate persistence are just two of the 7 characteristics of an autotelic. Mateo Sol shares 5 more traits and describes exactly what it means to be one.
Findings published online led the researchers to confirm a fundamental symmetry between the nuclei of the particles and their antiparticles in terms of charge, parity and time (CPT).
Tens of thousands of smaller trees have been published over the years for select branches of the tree of life—some containing upwards of 100,000 species—but this is the first time those results have been combined into a single tree that encompasses all of life.
Nature is a wise teacher. And when it comes to being King and Queen of the jungle, these magnificent creatures may have a lesson or two to teach us.
Random thoughts on awakening where we are. ~ We are all connected. Then why too often do we feel so alone? ~ Within us all is a universal need to find our sense of community, of belonging within this big beautiful world; to find the special place where we belong, the special few to whom […]
By Omar Cherif I have always been fascinated by ants. How they are social beings that operate in armies and live in colonies, and how they have made it to the Qur’an ― there is a full ‘Sura’ (Chapter) named after them. And since where I am staying now there are lots of ants, I […]
On Seasons and Enlightenment ~ Spring. The season of letting go. So begins the natural year. Rebirth. New life. Last years’ leaves enrich this year soil. Last year’s blossoms have become this year’s seeds. Nourish them. Give them room. Allow them to take root. Tend to them wisely and they will grow. Now is […]
These are changing times. Turmoil around, within. I stand beneath budding branches, the promise of the continual struggle of life, and suddenly it all makes sense, or maybe nothing matters, and everything finds its place. Can I let myself cry, selfishly, foolishly, like an innocent child so wanting comfort in hard times yet not knowing how to ask?