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It seems like most divorces happen around the seven-year mark, "the seven-year itch," as it's been termed. But how much science is there behind this trend? Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher digs into the phenomenon and finds some surprising correlations.
Emperor penguins have a reputation for faithfully returning to the same nesting locations every year but a new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota has found that the reality may not fit this reputation.
Researchers, struck by the masses of penguins who all huddled together to protect themselves from the bitter cold and icy winds of Antarctica, found that these actions are performed, en masse, to secure enough warmth for the entire group.
Made popular with movies like â€œMarch of the Penguinsâ€ and â€œHappy Feet,â€ the penguin in reality has a mysterious life, sometimes living for months in the ocean before coming back to land.
Immortalized by the blockbuster 2005 movie â€œMarch of the Penguins,â€ the emperor penguin is in grave danger of becoming extinct before the end of the century, say Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) researchers.
LUC JACQUET, director of the Oscar-winning March Of The Penguins, heads for sunnier climes in this family feature, which smudges the line separating wildlife documentary from sentimental drama.
Like the proverbial canary in the coal mine, penguins are sounding the alarm for potentially catastrophic changes in the world's oceans, and the culprit isn't only climate change, says a University of Washington conservation biologist.
By Reviewed by Su Aziz; Syida Lizta Amirul Ihsan MARCH OF THE PENGUINS A film documentary by Luc Jacquet Distributed by Speedy Video Distributors I REMEMBERED watching this documentary in French, a couple of years ago, and reading the English subtitles to make head or tail of it all.
March of the Penguins, the OscarÂ® winning documentary, showed how the emperor penguins endure their incubation and fast for four dark and bitterly cold months each year. The tight huddling among these South Pole penguins is a key energy-saving mechanism that allows them to endure their extremely harsh conditions.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Samuel L. Jackson has signed on to narrate an upcoming spoof of the Oscar-winning documentary "March of the Penguins" with an all-star supporting voice cast, independent studio ThinkFilm said on Friday.
The Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the largest of all penguins and is the only penguin that breeds at the height of winter in Antarctica. Emperor Penguins eat mainly crustaceans (such as krill) but will also occasionally indulge in small fish and squid. In the wild, Emperor Penguins typically live for 20 years, but some records indicate a maximum lifespan of around 40 years. (The Emperor Penguin should not be confused with the King Penguin or the Royal Penguin.) Behaviors...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).