Every Now and then, Bathe Yourself in Glory

Get your minimum daily requirement of beauty

This was filmed between 4th and 11th April 2011. I had the pleasure of visiting El Teide. Spain´s highest mountain @(3718m) is one of the best places in the world to photograph the stars and is also the location of Teide Observatories, considered to be one of the world´s best observatories…The goal was to capture the beautiful Milky Way galaxy along with one of the most amazing mountains I know El Teide.

There’s More Intelligence in the World Than Any of Us Imagines

The Emotional World of Farmer Animals

Jefferey Masson, author of When Elephants Weep and Dogs Never Lie About Love, leads viewers through the personal journey he underwent while writing his latest book, The Pig Who Sang to The Moon.

This journey into the sentient, emotional lives of farm animals brings Masson to animal sanctuaries around the country where caregivers and the animals themselves tell their harrowing stories of rescue and escape.

Masson delves into the rich ancestry of these curious and intelligent animals and interviews top experts in animal behavior who offer scientific perspectives on these amazing creatures.

Not Quite As Good As the Lion Lying Down With the Lamb, but Close

Baby hippo licks crocodile

This video from National Geographic shows some brazen hippopotamuses and their audacity to romp freely among African crocodiles, even amidst intense feeding sessions. If that isn’t enough, the hippos also lick and gnaw at the crocodiles’ armor. A baby hippo is even seen to treat a croc like its personal chew toy!