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Frosted Flakes: Lazy Salamanders, Perfume for Tigers, and Cooking Naked

Could you sit in one spot for seven years?

Fire salamander in the night rain Photo by Boris Roessler/picture alliance via Getty Images

I am a person that has to always be doing something. I feel guilty if I sit down and take some “lazy” time.

Yes, I know I need to learn to relax. It isn’t that easy.

Here on the ranch, there is always something to do. And with four males in the house, there is always something that needs fixing, cleaning or cooking.

I do need to learn to sit down and take time to enjoy things, but I don’t think I’ll ever get to the level of the salamander in the story below.

Researchers Tracked A Wild Salamander That Stayed Completely Still For Seven Years | IFLScience
One individual didn't move from the same spot for 2,569 days.

Frosted Flakes

Husker Softball Opens 2020 Season at Troy Cox Classic - University of Nebraska
The Nebraska softball team opens its 2020 season this weekend in Las Cruces, N.M., at the Troy Cox Classic. The tournament is hosted by New Mexico State and will...

Husker Kicker Enters Transfer Portal | Sandhills Express
Nebraska kicker Dylan Jorgensen announced on Tuesday he was entering the transfer portal.

Togiai has NU among top schools before signing day | Huskers HQ |
Jerry Togiai let out a long laugh. Yes, he and his wife, Jennifer, are thrilled their lives are about to return to normal.

Specialist Tyler Crawford excited for opportunity at Nebraska Huskers football
Nebraska struggled with its special teams last season, especially when it came to finding consistency in the kicking game.

Former Huskers support bill allowing college athletes to profit from name, likeness | Local Government |
As an offensive lineman for the Nebraska football team, Jeremiah Sirles helped create opportunities for quarterbacks to find an open receiver downfield, or open up space for a running back

Weekend Recap of Husker track and field, tennis, gymnastics, swim and dive and rifle | Sports |
The Nebraska swim and dive team lost in a close dual meet against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

Mark Dantonio's exit leaves Michigan State in disarray
Mark Dantonio did plenty to lift Michigan State to a higher echelon. But his decision to step down now is setting back the program he'd built.

Elinor Kaine was a pioneering sportswriter in an industry built for men -
Her fight to get inside an NFL press box is only part of the story.

Researchers show AuraRing, a low-power 5DoF gesture ring and wristband | VentureBeat
Tracking finger motion with computer vision works, but not precisely, leaving room for a ring-based solution that offers high-resolution finger tracking.

More Noise and Other Disturbances

Secrets of da Vinci painting uncovered by new algorithm - CNET
Original drafting sketches were revealed beneath the 500-year-old masterpiece.

Donate Calvin Klein's Obsession to Zoo | Mental Floss
Big cats like lions, tigers, and leopards go nuts for Calvin Klein's Obsession for Men, and now a UK zoo is calling for donations of the cologne.

'County Plow Guy' Song: The Singing Snow Plow Driver Of Bozeman, Montana : NPR
Snow plow drivers spend long, dangerous hours behind the wheel. Justin Horak recently sang about his travails on YouTube, and the video has gone viral.

The Joy of Cooking Naked - The New York Times
Despite the occasional splatter burn, nudists say their relationship to eating, at home or in restaurants, is better and healthier without all the clothing.

Then There’s This

International Hair Freezing Competition | Mental Floss
Since 2011, guests at Takhini Hot Pools have used the freezing weather in Canada to sculpt frozen hair styles that double as works of art.