Graphic: Google’s Panda and Penguin Shake Up the Net

Over the past 12 years, Google has done its best to keep the black sailed marauders of the SEO world from taking over their search engine with bad links from junky websites. Google works hard to ensure that their algorithms continue to make these black-hat SEO practitioners stay in the dark. While they make minor changes yearly, every so often the search engine behemoth makes a major update that heavily affects SEO. Two of the recent updates are the animalistic algorithms of Google’s not-so-cuddly Panda, and slippery Penguin shakeups.

Birds May Identify Their Relatives By Smell

Penguins appear to use smell to determine if they are related to a potential mate, which suggests birds may have a more highly developed sense of smell than researchers previously thought.