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Star Wars Sunshade
If you’ve ever thought about riding shotgun in the Millennium Falcon with Han Solo, then the Star Wars Sunshade is a must have. Keep your car shaded this summer and also have the coolest looking car in the parking lot!
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Bathing suits are not the only things that have gotten smaller in the past fifty years.
All these photos were taken on the same dock after fishing trips in the same waters. The last one was taken by post-doc Loren McClenachan, the rest were compiled by her from the records at Key West’s Monroe County Public Library.
Using the display boards as a size reference (they haven’t changed in half a century), McClenachan was able to accurately plot the shrinking size of the fish.
Read more about big fish stories getting littler — from Robert Krulwich — here.
The big fish are very important as they are their offspring survive better than those of younger fish - killing large old fish is a disaster for the long term survival of species.
Steven A. Berkeley, Colin Chapman, and Susan M. Sogard 2004. MATERNAL AGE AS A DETERMINANT OF LARVAL GROWTH AND SURVIVAL IN A MARINE FISH, SEBASTES MELANOPS. Ecology 85:1258–1264. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/03-0706
El hombre comiendose al mundoSource: skunkbear