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Queen Ants Mating & Removing Wings

Ants are social insects and live in colonies consisting of one or more queens, female workers and males. In most species the non-sexually mature female ants are wingless; only the males and the queen(s) possess wings. 149 more words

Insects

Readers of new book The Endgame trilogy by James Frey can win $1.8m in gold coins | Mail Online

After looking for £500 gold bars on a Kent beach now comes the real treasure hunt: Readers of new book trilogy can win $1.8m in gold coins… 64 more words

Librarianship

Busy & Phased

Translated…

“What have you been busying about?”, the star asked.

“I’m not busy, I’m just phased and floating aimlessly.”, the cloud replied, phased.

As the star reached out to have the cloud stay longer for the chats… 46 more words

Couple's Interactions

Faceoff: Book vs. Movie

When I was 10 years old I read Lois Lowry’s classic sci-fi/dystopian young adult novel The Giver for the first time. Then I read it again, and again, and again, until my poor paperback copy was worn nearly to shreds. 693 more words

Books

To Option, Or Not To Option, That Is The Question.....

The title of  Duran Duran’s 1982 single “Hungry Like The Wolf” seems to be an apt description for Hollywood’s current state of affairs. Its absolute willingness to blindly… 415 more words

The Hunger Games, in print and on-screen.

Recently, a big and engineered hit in the film circuit has been the Hunger Games series. Based on Suzanne Collins’ trilogy of novels, The Hunger Games… 3,055 more words

Adaptations

Adaptations: Values Dissonance

What is values dissonance? This article from TV Tropes does a great job explaining it in long form (really long form if you wind up wiki walking) but the short version is, values dissonance is what happens when the structure and/or aesthetic choices of a work are presenting themes that fight against each other. 2,186 more words

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