The world’s first ‘Forest City,’ created to fight pollution, is now under construction in Liuzhou, Guangxi Province, China.
Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, a team that develops green projects all around the world, the futuristic Forest City will be home to a community of about 30,000 people.
This Hug Between a Beluga And a Seal Couldn't Happen in Real Life
The latest inspirational depiction of animals getting along is, alas, not what it seems. This picture of a beluga whale hugging a fur seal has gained massive traction on Reddit and social media overnight, but it’s quite literally too good to be true.
Not only are whales and seals not prone to spontaneous hugging, the two animals in the image couldn’t even realistically occupy the same ocean.
As marine biologist Robert Harcourt from Macquarie University explained to ScienceAlert in an email, the two animal species pictured actually r (792)…
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The Secret to Chimpanzee Super-Strength Has Finally Been Revealed
A new study on the power of chimpanzees has challenged a century of assumptions on the super-strength of our primate cousins, finding their muscular performance is actually about 1.5 times greater than ours.
It also turns out that the secret to their superior strength isn’t stronger muscle fibres, as suspected, but a specific ratio of different kinds of muscle tissues, providing insight into how our respective bodies evolved.
Since the 1920s, the notion of chimpanzees possessing phenomenal strength has been a feature of pop-culture and a common subject for study in biology.