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Ebola- Another US Government Success Story?

Remember the anthrax mailings to some Senators in 2001? After much prodding the government finally admitted the bugs came from the Army’s Ames Research Center. 256 more words

Girl Rescues 4-Year-Old Boy From Water Off Plum Island

PLUM ISLAND (CBS) – Colette Crooks is only 10 years old but her quick thinking saved a four-year-old boy when she found him floating face up in the waters of Plum Island. 198 more words

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The greenheads are coming, the greenheads are coming!

I wanted to take her picture so I let her bite me.

I’ve had stranger dates.

She finds a suitable spot near my elbow. She cuts with her mouthparts that look like ragged handsaws. 502 more words

Animals

The slow drown

Salt marsh sparrows are little brown birds that have short, hopping flights in the marsh that you may not pay much attention to. But scientists keep a close eye on this species because they are obligate marsh breeders (the birds, not the scientists) that nest on the ground. 76 more words

Animals

Moody Fourth of July

Mother Nature decided to provide the fireworks this year up in the Boston area. Yesterday in Newburyport, the lightning show was outstanding. And the rainbow that followed was mystical and beautiful. 103 more words