Tag: Nature

Nature and Trust

Penguins face the crystal desert and look as though they are holding fins and staring into each other’s eyes in Port Lockroy, Antarctica. They often mate for life. Penguins are so inspiring!


Gestalt, Ninja Principles In Nature

Gestalt psychology was based on the work of 3 psychologists, Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang KÓ§hler, and Kurt Koffka. It is based on the observation that we often experience things that are not part of our simple sensations. Wertheimer pointed out that we perceive motion where there is nothing more than a sequence of rapid sensory events,…


Sweet Gum Trees

I remember playing with gumballs from a gumball tree as a kid, but didn’t pay a lot of attention to their stages of development then. Have you ever looked at a gumball up close in all of its stages of development? They are very interesting. They go from being a small, yellowish-green gumball that is…


Owls Hunting

Owls hunt by homing in on the tiny noises that their prey make. They do this by triangulating on the animal’s location with its ears. They create a “sound picture to navigate through the forest. This picture includes noises made by animals, leaves blowing across the ground, and wind moving through the trees. The owl’s…


Owls’ Eyes

Owls have 2 sets of eyelids. One is the nictitating membrane and the other is its regular eyelid. The nictitating membrane is a translucent eyelid that are used to protect and keep the eye moist while the owl maintains its vision. It is a very handy thing to have. While owlets primarily depend on sound…