Parking Entropy 6/20/20

people believe that the law says that as a law, entropy cannot decrease, but clearly this isn’t true. The entropy of a system, such as the parking lot, can decrease by doing work on the system as it is being done here. In this process, the entropy of the surroundings must increase more than the entropy of the system is decreased to make up for the decrease of entropy of the system

Elephant Lessons 6/14/20

These young elephants are held in place with a rope, you guessed it, on its rear leg. As babies, these elephants, as human children will do, test their boundaries. They’ll pull on the ropes, struggling to free themselves. I’m assuming they don’t physically harm themselves in the attempt, but they do learn the futility of the effort. As adults, elephants do not test these ropes because they’ve learned their lesson