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Exploding ants of Borneo burst open their abdomens to splatter enemies with toxic goo

Ants are renowned for their remarkable ability to organize themselves into complex societies, complete with divisions of labour and strict social hierarchies. Among the most fascinating members of ant society are the worker ants, which are typically tasked with foraging for food, constructing and maintaining colonies, and taking care of the queen ant and her brood. 540 more words



Another Kenyan Fracture

A second massive crack has ripped through the Kenyan landscape, but geologists assure nervous residents that neither means their country will break apart anytime soon. 176 more words



Global Temperature Extremes

The week’s hottest temperature was 115 degrees Fahrenheit (45.6 degrees Celsius) in Sharurah, Saudi Arabia.

The week’s coldest temperature was minus 95.0 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 64.4 degrees Celsius) at Vostok, Antarctica. 32 more words


Letter to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors

Dear Lisa, Mike, Kurt, Janelle and Rod,

It’s funny how when one gets all the information the picture looks different.

Since I complained about the purchase of Dick Schwab and Katherine Burford’s property using conservation bond money after partial information was leaked via our local newspaper, I wanted to get back to you now that the purchase has been made public. 137 more words


Oxford Tree Board leaders say their work is about more than beautification

Ash Crantas
Oxford Stories

Most Mississippi residents would probably give a puzzled look if asked about their local Tree Board. But Oxford’s council of tree preservers help transform the city. 899 more words


NEW! Check out my new range of T-shirts on Teespring

At last I am creating a full online T-shirt range, through Teespring. I upload my artwork and texts and they do all the rest – printing (per order), packaging and mailing. 39 more words


Blanding's Turtle Walk-A-Thon

May 1, 2018 @ 10 am
Meet at Royal Road & Lighthall Road, South Marysburgh.

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