Curiosity Cabinet

Three Things I’m Curious About This Week #12

These images of tree buds in winter from Leif Bersweden. I can’t get enough of the variety in colour and shape. If you’re in the UK, there’s a whole book you can check out.

The fact that giant wombats, weighing up to 130 kgs/285 pounds, once roamed Australia. They still look pretty snuggly, though.

An artist's illustration of a giant wombat, a stubby-legged animal with a big nose and compact body.
Illustration by Eleanor Pease via ABC News

This story about a 12-year-old girl who got to name an entire neighbourhood after her favourite Beatles songs.

A Google map image of the Strawberry Fields neighbourhood. Street names include Sargent Pepper Court, Long and Winding Road, Penny Lane, and Abbey Road.
Image via Google maps.