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Fun Friday Facts #106: Weird Insect Behaviors
There are about 950,000 known species of
insects – compared to only about 60,000 species of vertebrates (mammals,
fish, reptiles, birds, and amphibians), and about 297,000 species of plants,
including lichens and red and green algae. Most
scientists agree t...
There are about 950,000 known species of insects – compared to only about 60,000 species of vertebrates (mammals, fish, reptiles, birds, and amphibians), and about 297,000 species of plants, including lichens and red and gree...
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Fun Friday Facts #105: Exploding Whales
As you may be aware, dead whales are often wont to wash up
on the beach, and when that happens, sometimes they explode. As the carcass
decomposes, gases build up inside of it. The whale’s thick layer of blubber helps
keep those gases trapped inside the whal...
As you may be aware, dead whales are often wont to wash up on the beach, and when that happens, sometimes they explode. As the carcass decomposes, gases build up inside of it. The whale’s thick layer of blubber helps keep tho...
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Fun Friday Facts #104: Tulip Mania
Image by John O'Neill from Wikipedia Tulips are one of my favorite flowers. I love them.
Unfortunately, so do the deer, so I can’t grow them, although I was kind enough
to plant some anyway. I enjoy looking at them for the five minutes between when
they blo...
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Fun Friday Facts #103: The Pony Express
Coming and Going of the Pony Express, by Frederic Remington, 1900 Last Tuesday, the Google Doodle commemorated the 155 th anniversary of the first Pony Express delivery with an interactive doodle that
I did not play because dammit, Google, I have shit to do...
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Fun Friday Facts #101: Why Do We Ignore Scientific Fact?
If you’ve never argued with a pigheaded, obstinate fool who
refuses to acknowledge scientific consensus, you’ve never really lived. Or
maybe, like me, you know somebody who was convinced the apocalypse was going to
happen, and then when it didn’t happen, po...
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Fun Friday Facts #99: Foreign Accent Syndrome
I know it’s been a couple of months since I last blogged,
but after two months of everyone asking, “Are you still writing your blog?” I’ve
decided that yes, I am still writing my blog. So here you go. Foreign accent syndrome (FAS) is a rare medical disorder...
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Top 10 Things I’m Secretly Freaking Out About
Guess what, kids – May is Mental Health Awareness
Month ! I haven’t blogged much about mental health-related issues here,
because I don’t much like blogging about personal stuff, just like I don’t much
like talking about myself at all. But if I’m going to s...
Guess what, kids – May is Mental Health Awareness Month! I haven’t blogged much about mental health-related issues here, because I don’t much like blogging about personal stuff, just like I don’t much like talking about mysel...
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Science Has Gone Too Far
By now, you’ve probably heard the news that everyone’s
beard is covered in poop . This revelation sheds a whole new light on the
lumbersexual trend, which may or may not be finally dying out as we reach
maximum beard saturation and the hairy pendulum begins...
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Things My Cat Has Eaten
Some of you may remember that almost three years ago now, I
acquired an itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, widdle bitty kitty cat. That's the one. Well, if you’ve been paying attention, you may have gathered
that that cat is no longer itsy, bitsy, teeny, or weeny. He...
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Fun Friday Facts #102: Why Do We Feel the Urge to Jump Off High Places?
A couple of days ago I said to the boyfriend, “Do you ever
find yourself standing in a high place, and you feel the urge to jump off?” He replied, “Ahhhh, stahhhp,” because he totally had. So I
decided to look into it, and by “look into it,” of course I mea...
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Fun Friday Facts THE HUNDRETH: Funny Breeds of Chickens
This is my ONE HUNDRETH Fun Friday Facts post, and I’ve been
stressing out about that because I didn’t know what to write about, so I typed “funny
breeds of” into Google and it helpfully supplied me with these chickens. I’m
sure I remember that some of you ...
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2014: My Year in Review
If you thought I was dropping the blogging ball last year,
you should have waited until this year because you guys, I only wrote like 25
posts this year including this one. Ok, I mean, last year I wrote over 100
posts, so maybe I just need to learn to pace ...
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