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How owls swivel their heads

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:53 PM

It's the owl's greatest trick - turning its head almost a full circle.

The puzzle has been how the bird doesn't throttle itself in the process. If we did it, we'd cut the blood supply to our brains and pass out.

But according to two US-based scientists, the owl has some very smart bone and vascular structures running along its neck to the skull.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-21279609

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:10 PM

Meh....  I've witnessed women doing this at January Sales.  And talkin at the same time!


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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:14 PM

View PostEldorado, on 01 February 2013 - 08:10 PM, said:

Meh....  I've witnessed women doing this at January Sales.  And talkin at the same time!

But since when have women needed a blood supply to the brain?

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 03:10 PM

Watcha' gun' do about it m8?
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 04:57 PM

View Postealdwita, on 01 February 2013 - 08:14 PM, said:



But since when have women needed a blood supply to the brain?

As soon as money is mentioned?






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