Category Archives: educational
Or, more literally, sand food. Click on the image for a much better view of this amazing herb from the Sonoran Desert (Pholisma sonorae). Side note: I made this blog choice without thinking what my last blog pick was & behold! … Continue reading
OK, I know the environment and gravity on this planet would make mining impossible, but oooh, I bet someone’s thinking about it.
It was a casual moment; my father’s wife had been to the used bookstore and saw this book with a golden retriever on the cover. Since I like stories about dogs, and especially golden retrievers, she thought I would like … Continue reading
OK, first you give me a really awesome macro shot of a gorgeous blue-green beetle, and then you tell me it “can stick to surfaces underwater” using “a set of small bubbles trapped beneath its feet.” Bubbles and bugs? … Continue reading
I first saw this painting of Mary Anning in a 29 July Wooster Geologists blog post. According to post writer Mark Wilson, Mary Anning (1799–1847) — “one of the most famous paleontologists of the 19th Century” — is credited with having … Continue reading