Category: Biology

Dumbo octopus

New Species Alert : Octopus!

Whenever I see an article about a new species, it’s usually about some bacteria or slug. Not that they don’t deserve a spot in the ecosystem, but slugs are not exciting. Octopuses are!

Impress Your Posse With Science Magic : Bulb Magic

Science At Home : FLOWERS

Want to impress your kids, friends, significant other, w/ easy science magic? Make your neighbors jealous!

I’ve got a perfect STEM activity. Botany magic!

Boreal Owl with squirrel

Beacons of Hope _Birds!

When I let Louie out this morning, the birds were singing.

I decided that sharing some of the wonder of birds with you was a perfect idea!

Baby Louie and a fire

What is the Deal with Wildfires?

Oh, do I mean uncontrolled blazes spurred by wind and dry underbrush, traveling at up to fourteen miles an hour? That’s a four-minute mile. Usain Bolt would live. So would a cheetah. But the garden snails and I would be crispy critters.

Puppy Dog Eyes

Does your dog have big, soulful eyes? There’s a reason why!

the quest for blue

The Quest for Blue

I love the color blue! It’s not found as often naturally as I’d like. Someone’s probably written a doctoral thesis on the topic, but it seems that evolution favors other colors.

New Species: Tarantula!

This is the world’s newest tarantula species! She was found in the forests of Malaysia. (Birupes simoroxigorum)New species are so amazing. To think that they may have been here all this time and we’ve only just found them? Even though my sister is cringing about a spider post, (she has one of those vacuum devices

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