10 Interesting Things I Found On the Internet #31

Tiny lizard shedding looks like he's ready for outer space

Here are some flotsam and jetsam that I found floating around the river earlier on, I’ve let it all dry out and it will make a nice wall display later…

This cat that feels dejected and jealous of his cat friend

Animals experience jealousy, anger, love, confusion, excitment in the same way that we do.

Stunning Pre-Columbian masks made of turquoise

Stunning Pre-Columbian masks made of turquoise
Stunning Pre-Columbian masks made of turquoise. Via Twitter

Ten yoga practices for writers

Yoga has amazing benefits for physical and emotional well-being and it just feels amazing. Talented and insightful blogger Neriman of Reading Under the Olive Tree shows us ten amazing yoga practices for writers to get inspired and stay focused to write. Read more

The Eagle and the Squirrel

Talented wildlife photographer Dani Connor’s spiritual experience with the delightful animals in Swedish Lapland.

An Apple Watch from 1981

A nice gift for dad maybe?

Every Picture Tells A Story: Future Computers On Our Wrists (1981)

How to tell someone to ‘shut up’ in different languages

Shut your pie hole (English)

Save your breath to cool your porridge (Scots)

Haud yer wheesht (Scots)

Shut your fountain (Russian)

Close your beak (Spanish)

If you don’t shut up, I’ll climb into your mouth and shit myself (Hungarian)

Binn béal ina thost/ A silent mouth is melodious (Irish)

Talk into a bag and leave it on my doorstep (Austria)

Via Adam Sharp on Twitter

The Final Countdown by Europe – Bardcore version

Snow fall in Hokkaido, Japan this winter

I wonder how many people actually use this phone box. What even is a phone box anymore? It took me a few moments to remember what this thing was called. Sign of our times.

An incredible moment of interspecies empathy captured

This hugely intelligent Bornean orangutan understands that this river is filled with poisonous snakes and so reaches out to help a conservationist who appears to be stuck there. The man was not stuck, he was just monitoring activity in the river 🙂

A Bornean orangutan reaches out to help a conservationist who appears to be stuck in a river.
A Bornean orangutan reaches out to help a conservationist who appears to be stuck in a river. Via Reddit

Being lulled to sleep on the Trans-Siberian Railway

Baby Ape Forest School

This is a real cute overload. However you will also learn about these amazing animal allies and heroes who work 24/7 to help orphaned baby orangutans, chimps and gorillas, and give them the skills they need to live in the world.

Some interesting questions to ask to help you avoid small talk with people…

Are you one of those people (like me) who doesn’t enjoy small talk about weather and crap like that? Always interesting blogger Lani has curated a list of really amazing questions to ask people to provoke thoughtful and profound conversations. If you haven’t checked out her blog, you really should!

What does the color black means to you?
What does being in nature feel like to you?
When did you realize you needed to change and why?
When I say, strength, what comes to your mind first?

Read more on Life, the Universe and Lani

Tiny lizard shedding looks like he’s ready for outer space

 Tiny lizard shedding looks like he's ready for outer space
Tiny lizard shedding looks like he’s ready for outer space. Via Reddit

Vegan Masala Fried Rice by Will Yeung

This sweeping epic post-rock song by the Spanish band Astralia

Thanks goes to the amazing music blog Stationary Travels for the heads up on this one.

Mushrooms are so verbose and creative nowadays 🍄 it’s a miracle they  can be shut up!

Let me know what you reckon of these links, I hope you enjoyed them 🙂

Published by Content Catnip

Content Catnip is a quirky internet wunderkammer written by an Intergalactic Space Māori named Content Catnip. Join me as I meander through the quirky and curious aspects of history, indigenous spirituality, the natural world, animals, art, storytelling, books, philosophy, travel, Māori culture and loads more.

6 thoughts on “10 Interesting Things I Found On the Internet #31

    1. Yep that’s it Sean, I couldn’t believe it either hehe imagine being on mushrooms watching a mushroom on mushrooms, now there’s a funny thought hehehe 😁

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    1. Oh that’s so awesome to know that Kev I’m so happy you enjoyed it 😍🙂 I have a sketchy practice too I need to get back into it again, Neri has a nice and inspirational blog I’m glad you get to discover these worlds

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  1. Hey, thanks for the mention!

    Enjoyed the ‘shut yurrr trap’ tour around the world 😛

    I’ve seen the orangutan helping the human one before, but never gets old. Also the baroque-style music (hahaha) for metal songs, the BF had me listen to a few.

    Bookmarked for later, as usual… And I love geckos, extra thanks for that one!

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    1. You’re very welcome my friend glad it hit the spot for you hehe

      Yeah I can’t get enough of these baroque metal videos…they are amazing would be good to interview those people on my blog, because they will no doubt be very interesting people hehe

      I hope you are well Lani take care 😘

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