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!
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!
Since I need to distract myself from the news, I’m delving into medical remedies from history. Some of the treatments people thought would work are downright silly.
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!
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.
Operation Vegetarian sounds like a quest to go meatless. It isn’t! Operation Vegetarian was a top secret WWII project that I heard about only recently.
Does your dog have big, soulful eyes? There’s a reason why!
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.
Could humans ever see in the dark? Scientists are working on it…with mice!
This is the world’s new species: tarantula! And it’s a blue tarantula. A PEACOCK TARANTULA? THEY’RE PRETTY AS A PEACOCK! This new blue tarantula was found in the forests of Malaysia. (Birupes simoroxigorum) New species are amazing. To think that they may have been here all this time and we’ve only just found them? Even
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