Tag Archives: Not Exactly Rocket Science

You Got Me

  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

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Sticky Science

During a couple of summers in the 1990s, I worked as a volunteer in an orphanage in México (Casa Hogar Mama Paulita, El Limon, Tamaulipas, México). I was amazed at the geckos crawling about the walls and ceilings at night, … Continue reading

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Biggest Dragonfly Ever?

I was flipping through my Google Reader when I came across this Not Exactly Rocket Science post. I was immediately struck by the image (at left) — it appeared to me to be the fossil imprint of a giant dragonfly. … Continue reading

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