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Sacculina carcini – Lovecraftian critter

Succulina carcini starts life as a harmless little critter who lives a care-free life exploring the busy world of the planktonic drifts. Its larvae look like something H. R. Geiger…

Adetomyrma venatrix, the Dracula Ant

For your average ant, work is grueling no matter what species you belong to . . . But there is one species where sacrifice becomes a full time job.…

Musings From The Edge: How Do You Describe Feeling Numb

I think, as I am processing the information I have been receiving and what I have saw so far is that a great deal of my past was destroyed. The…

Rendezvous with Nature – Return of the Cicada

Any day now the 13-year cicada will emerge from it's slumber. Mainly in the eastern States, you'll know when it happens, the noise will be deafening.…

Full Pink Moon tonight

The common name of April's full moon is, Full Pink Moon. This name came from the herb moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread…

Carl the Lawn Guy: It’s Spring Time–Let’s Grow Some Grass

Carl the lawn guy shares his secret to growing a beautiful fescue lawn, and insults your grandmother at the same time.…

Bees vanish as GOP slashes science budget

From 1972 to 2006, there was a dramatic reduction in the number of feral honey bees in the U.S. (now almost absent) and a significant though somewhat gradual decline in…

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