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Pounding On Glass And Shells… And Pretty Much Everything Else

Jul 08, 13 Pounding On Glass And Shells… And Pretty Much Everything Else

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Forget Kevlar – the peacock mantis shrimp is bringing a new force to be reckoned with to the table. With the ability to jab faster than a .22 bullet and more colors in its visual spectrum than a unicorn jumping over a rainbow, this little stomatopod is not to be screwed with.

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Hydroponics 101

Jan 31, 13 Hydroponics 101

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It’s common knowledge that if it’s green and grows from the ground, it probably needs water to grow. What’s becoming more popular is the art of growing things in water.

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Mechanical Men

Dec 21, 12 Mechanical Men

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When I was younger, I imagined the future having Jetsons style flying cars (or Fifth Element, those would be an acceptable alternative) and mechanical people all over the place.

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Solar Energy: Or, Finally Using Our Biggest Energy Source

Dec 06, 12 Solar Energy: Or, Finally Using Our Biggest Energy Source

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Science

When I was young, one of my favorite non-animated movies was Race the Sun. As a child, my focus was more on the results of the race than it was the means, but when I watch it now I have a better grasp on the logistics and planning aspects involved in the movie’s plot.

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Making A Difference

Nov 30, 12 Making A Difference

Posted by in Pet Peeves & Parley

I still have bones to pick with the lack of flying cars, but some nagging feeling in me just won’t let me write anything on the topic worth two damns until I give the shelter animals one last round of internet support.

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Sheltered Lives

Nov 19, 12 Sheltered Lives

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Strays are not an unfamiliar story to most people in today’s world. I applaud the efforts of shelters across the globe as well as the staff and volunteers that help keep them running.

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