Brian Mossop

Mar 19

Welcome!

I’m a freelance science writer based in San Francisco, CA.

My clips can be found here: http://brianmossop.com/clips

And my bio is here: http://brianmossop.com/about

If you are looking for my blog, it’s over at The Decision Tree.

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Apr 12

jtotheizzoe:

If you haven’t seen the new comic at The Oatmeal: “Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal”, then check it out. Because that is one bad mofo crustacean.
With fists of fanatical fury and the most advanced vision system on the planet, I feel like the mantis shrimp is just evolution’s warning to us all: “Keep your shit under control, or else I’ll make this thing rhino-sized in a heartbeat.”
Radiolab featured this little guy’s amazing vision in an episode on colors last year. And Ed Yong was into mantis shrimp before they were cool, so go check out his great articles about their superpowers.

jtotheizzoe:

If you haven’t seen the new comic at The Oatmeal: “Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal, then check it out. Because that is one bad mofo crustacean.

With fists of fanatical fury and the most advanced vision system on the planet, I feel like the mantis shrimp is just evolution’s warning to us all: “Keep your shit under control, or else I’ll make this thing rhino-sized in a heartbeat.”

Radiolab featured this little guy’s amazing vision in an episode on colors last year. And Ed Yong was into mantis shrimp before they were cool, so go check out his great articles about their superpowers.

Aug 07

Epic 18 miles of kayaking (capsized once), but saw some incredible views along the way (Taken with Instagram at NaPali Sea)

Epic 18 miles of kayaking (capsized once), but saw some incredible views along the way (Taken with Instagram at NaPali Sea)

Aug 05

Would you like a golf cart or a rickshaw? (Taken with Instagram at Poipu Bay Clubhouse)

Would you like a golf cart or a rickshaw? (Taken with Instagram at Poipu Bay Clubhouse)

Aug 02

Taken with Instagram at Roy’s Poipu Bar & Grill

Taken with Instagram at Roy’s Poipu Bar & Grill

Jul 21

Taken with Instagram at Ben Tre

Taken with Instagram at Ben Tre

Jun 10

Lunch.  (Taken with Instagram at The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen)

Lunch. (Taken with Instagram at The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen)

Jun 09

Smuggler’s Cove (Taken with Instagram)

Smuggler’s Cove (Taken with Instagram)

Jun 06

Taken with instagram

Taken with instagram

May 28

Taken with Instagram at AT&T Park

Taken with Instagram at AT&T Park