Author: lindsay

Free Willy

Free Willy

June is Orca Month! So we watched Free Willy, which is a semi decent foster family movie and a horrendous whale movie. Please enjoy all our Killer Whale facts!

Show Notes:

-We don’t have a lot of extra link info for this one, if you want to know more about killer whales check out our website Whale Tales! We’ve got tons of social media posts this month for Orca Month so give us a follow and learn some fun facts!

Annihilation

Annihilation

This week we discuss Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer (the book not the movie) and it’s bad plot (spoiler alert). Plus moss and sea stars because that’s what we are into.

Show Notes:

Crown of Thorns sea star

Sunflower Sea Star

Mosses

Zombie Ant Fungus

Bioluminescence in Caves

Fern Gully

Fern Gully

In honor of Earth Day we watched Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest. Now you don’t have too!

Show Notes:

Amazon Rainforest 

Daintree Rainforest

Tree Canada Donate

Come to Australia (You Might Accidentally Get Killed)

Platypus Venom

Our New Podcast, Whale Tales Podcast!

 

CSI

CSI

Whoooooooooooooo are you? Who?! Who?! Who?! Who?! Today we discuss what we assume is the first of many episodes of CSI (Vegas): Season 1, Episode 1- “Sex, Lies and Larvae”

Show Notes:

History of Forensics  (more here)

Forensics Entomology 

Forensics Experts discuss Crime Scene Investigations on TV

How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon

It’s Toothless Appreciation Week here at Nature Finds a Way! This week we dive back into Dragon biology and lore and discuss How to Train Your Dragon (mainly movie 1) and gush about the awesomeness of this movie, of Hiccup, of Astrid and of Toothless, the best dragon of all time (Lindsay’s opinion!)

Show Notes:

Toothless and the Light Fury (from third movie) as Leucystic and normal Axolotyls 

Original How to Train Your Dragon book by Cressida Cowell

Our previous discussion of dragons and Smaug in our Hobbit episode

Spider-Man

Spider-Man

Does whatever a spider can? Are we sure about that?

Join us in this episode as we discuss the Amazing Spider-Man and how he stacks up to the awesome arachnids he is named after.

Show Notes:

Spider-Man Facts (also here)

Spiders walking upside down

Spiders spinning silk 

Jumping spiders

What would happen if you were bitten by a radioactive spider?

Can science make a spider man?

Molting Tarantula video