Worms

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Fleischfressende Glow-In-The-Dark-Würmer imitieren Sterne

Die Schnaken-Larven der Arachnocampa luminosa („glühender Spinnenwurm“) imitieren mit ihrer Biolumineszenz Sterne am Himmel, um Insekten anzulocken, die ihren Flug normalerweise an Fixpunkten am Himmel orientieren und die Würmer synchen ihr Leucht-Bait mit Nachbarn, so dass ein zumindest für Motten und Viehzeugs realistisches Bild der Milchstraße entsteht. Die reden im Clip oben von Astro-Mimikri. Meine…

It's raining Earthworms

Then this happened: Earthworms have been raining down from heaven over large areas of southern Norway, leaving biologists and meteorologists scratching their heads. […] Since Erstad’s discovery was reported in Norway’s NRK news channel, corroborating reports have flooded in from across southern Norway, with sightings of worm rainfall in Lindås and Suldal near Bergen, and…

Tapeworm in man's brain

Dude gets Brainworm from Frog Meat on his Eye

Then this happened: A man who went to see his doctor after suffering headaches and experiencing strange smells was found to have been living for more than four years with a rare parasitic worm in his brain. […] Doctors were left baffled after spotting strange ring-like patterns moving 5cm through his brain tissue in a…

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Artificial Worm-Mind uploaded into a Lego Robot

Die haben das „Hirn“ einer Wurm-Simulation in einen Lego-Roboter hochgeladen und der benimmt sich angeblich… wie ein Wurm. Take the connectome of a [artificial] worm and transplant it as software in a Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot - what happens next? […] It is claimed that the robot behaved in ways that are similar to observed…

Giant Flesh Eating Leech swallowing a very large Worm

Giant Flesh Eating Leech swallowing a very large Worm

Von BBC: „A giant red leech hunts down a 70cm long blue worm and sucks it down like spaghetti. Behaviour filmed for the first time on Mount Kinabalu, Borneo.“

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A very large Earthworm

Look at this beauty! Description: Large-bodied earthworm. Approximately 1.5 meters in length and greater than 500 grams weight. 1st and 2nd pictures are the posterior of the worm. 3rd picture is anterior of the same worm. Habitat: I found this earthworm in extremely wet rich forest soil in the foothills of Sumaco Volcano in Ecuador.…

Blood Worm shows off

Blood Worm shows off

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OpenWorm

„Building the first digital life form. Open source.“: An Open Source Artificial Life Project Called OpenWorm

The Spiderworm is having me for dinner tonight

 Youtube Direktworm, via Gawker THE HORROR THE HORROR: „ok so i was just editing my latest montage and this huge spider came out, so i sprayed it and killed it, then this fricken alien worm came out of it!“

Tequila Worm Salt

Firebox verkauft Salz aus zerstampften Gusano del Maguey (Tequila-Raupen). Yummy! Sal de Gusano, as it’s known south of the border (down Mexico way) is a delicious condiment, and an authentic addition to tequila and cocktails. Made using only the finest of Gusano worms; plucked from their spiky cactus homes and blended with rock salt and…

Snail Attacks

Snail Attacks

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Hottest Chili in the World grown with Worm Juice

Zwei Jungs aus Australien haben mit ihrer „Trinidad Scorpion Butch T chilli“ den Rekord für die schärfste Chili der Welt gebrochen und zwar, in dem sie das Ding mit „Worm Juice“ gedüngt haben. Worm Juice ist Sickerwasser aus Wurmfarmen und enthält unter anderem eine Menge Chitin von toten Insekten und das wiederum aktiviert die Abwehrmechanismen…

It's raining Worms!

Regnende Fische und Kröten sind sowas von 90s, doh. Wer braucht schon Amphibien, wenn man auch aus dem heiteren Himmel fallende Würmer haben kann. Mr Crichton said the children had just completed their warm-up when they began to hear "soft thudding" on the ground. The class then looked to the cloudless sky - and saw…

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The Worlds Largest Gummy Worm

Hier ein 1,35 Kilo schwerer, 66 Zentimeter langer Gummiwurm, pünktlich zum Mittagessen. Guten Appetit! The World's Largest Gummy Worm is 128 times more massive than a traditional gummy worm. Measuring twenty-six inches long and weighing in at approximately 3 pounds, the World's Largest Gummy Worm is the most delicious 4,000-calorie candy worm in existence. Each…

Christian Wulffs Earthworm-Salad

(Youtube Direktwurm, via Fefe) Unserem Obermufti Christian Wulff hat man im Kreml einen Regenwurm zum Salat serviert und nachdem Dmitri Selenin, Gouverneur der Region Twer, den Wurm twitterte, soll der jetzt seinen Job verlieren. Ich habe hier auf NC ja eine lange Tradition mit Insekten-Food und ich sage: Mehr Insekten für Politiker! Eine Tarantel für…