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In the 1940s, ‘adventure playgrounds’ became popular in the UK. Disappointed in minimal, 'asphalt square’ playgrounds, landscape architect Lady Marjory Allen wanted to design a space where kids could play without supervision, make their own structures, set fires, and face 'dangerous risks’ on their own to build confidence and courage. Source
The Nautilus mission, exploring the ocean floor off the coast of California, has captured images of another adorable sea creature: the stubby squid (Rossia pacifica).
“They’re actually nocturnal hunters so they spend a lot of the day actually burrowed in the sea floor with just their eyes poking out,” says science fellow Samantha Wishnak. “And then when they feel comfortable, when it’s time to hunt, they’ll actually start creeping along looking for their next meal.”