Tag: mimicry

May 31, 2018

How Termites Inspired a Building that Can Cool Itself

How Termites Inspired a Building that Can Cool Itself

Using biomimicry, Mick Pearce harnessed the ingenuity of termites to design a natural cooling system for the largest commercial building in Zimbabwe

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Jan 29, 2018

Choir Perfectly Mimics Rainstorm Before a Stirring Rendition of ‘Africa’ by Toto

Choir Perfectly Mimics Rainstorm Before a Stirring Rendition of ‘Africa’ by Toto

Well this is awesome

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Jan 27, 2018

This Guy Playing Trombone on the Back of a Scooter Sounds Like He’s Going 200 mph

This Guy Playing Trombone on the Back of a Scooter Sounds Like He’s Going 200 mph

Just imagine hearing that sound and then this comes around the corner

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Dec 20, 2017

Cockatiel Sings Apple Ringtone Whenever It Gets Upset (with Updated Reaction Vid)

Cockatiel Sings Apple Ringtone Whenever It Gets Upset (with Updated Reaction Vid)

Post has been updated to include Lucky’s follow-up reaction to ‘going viral’

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Nov 30, 2017

In Praise of the Lyrebird, Nature’s Greatest Voice Impersonator

In Praise of the Lyrebird, Nature’s Greatest Voice Impersonator

Attenborough’s face says it all

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Dec 14, 2016

Watch These Dancers Perfectly Mimic the Old Chuck E Cheese Animatronic Band

Watch These Dancers Perfectly Mimic the Old Chuck E Cheese Animatronic Band

Marquese “Nonstop” Scott, Julius “iGlide” Chisolm and Brandon “BamTheDancer” Morales destroy the #ChuckECheeseChallenge

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Nov 10, 2014

Bird Mimics Chainsaws, Car Alarms and Camera Shutters

Bird Mimics Chainsaws, Car Alarms and Camera Shutters

David Attenborough travels to south Australia to listen to the incredible sounds of the Lyrebird. The birds are most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment. Listen as this lyrebird not only mimics the sounds of surrounding birds but chainsaws, car alarms and camera shutters. The clip…

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