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Frank Howarth: Making a Case for Books

The animated story of how four bookcases were made in Frank Howarth's workshop: Making a Case for Books.

Silverspot Butterfly Time Lapse

Watch an Oregon silverspot butterfly (Speryeria zerene hippolyta) transform from a caterpillar to a chrysalis via 15,000 time lapse photos taken by the Oregon Zoo. This 2012 video put the zoo's silverspot conservation...

A baby otter gets a swimming lesson from its mother

Baby river otters don’t know how to swim when they’re born! In this April 2013 video from the Oregon Zoo, meet Molalla the Baby River Otter and his mother Tilly as she gives him a ...

Cougar vs. salmon

A zipline, a spring, and a frozen salmon have made grabbing a bite to eat a lot more fun for the Oregon Zoo’s cougars. Zoo Keeper Michelle Schireman explains how this new device exercises their powerful apex pr...

Portland’s Nutmegger Workshop: How vintage-style signs are made

Watch how vintage-style signs are made at Portland, Oregon’s Nutmegger Workshop.

How Frank Howarth made a lawn chair

Woodworking + stop-motion storytelling: How Frank Howarth made a lawn chair. via DIY.org.

Dancing baby stingrays

Is it their little pink faces or their little wiggling “feet” that make baby stingrays so phenomenal to watch? (Spoiler: alas, those are pelvic fins, not tiny, dancing feet.) These ...

Eddie the Sea Otter plays basketball in the pool

Eddie the Sea Otter lives at the Oregon Zoo where he practices playing basketball in the pool to help relieve the arthritis in his elbows. via Viral Viral Videos.

Swima bombiviridis (Green Bomber Worms)

This is the swima bombiviridis, a bioluminescent “Green Bomber” that was found in deep Pacific waters in 2009 by Karen Osborn of Scripps Oceanography. From ScienceMag.org:  Thousands of meters below...

Handbell ringers perform “Married Life” from Pixar’s UP

Handbell ringers Greg Urban, Leslie Urban and Kim Thackray perform ‘Married Life’ from Pixar’s ‘UP’ in Corvallis, Oregon.

Portland TEDx: How to use a paper towel

At a Portland TEDx event, Oregonian Joe Smith demonstrates how to use a paper towel, and moreover, demonstrates how easy it is to be mindful. Everyone should see this! via Kottke.

The “dance” of the Clark’s Grebes

From the BBC documentary Life, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, behold the “dance” of the Clark’s Grebes. The kid likes the end: a wee bit like synchronized swimming; a lot like walking on water. ...