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Updating Proverb Meanings with Data

You’re probably familiar with the old proverb “You’ll catch more flies with honey than vinegar”. Well, it turns out that this proverb might need modification based on science. 152 more words

So What's Happening Around Here

It’s Monday again. That keeps happening. It seems to me that Monday arrives faster than it used to, and Tuesday and Wednesday and Thursday… The weeks are flying and time is passing, and I can’t stop it or even slow it. 472 more words

Day To Day

How Salt, a Coffee Filter, and a Microscope Could Aid in Managing Spotted-Wing Drosophila

By Andrew Porterfield

The red-eyed, spotted fly first appeared in the United States in strawberry, raspberry, and blackberry crops in Santa Cruz County, California, in 2008. 800 more words

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Poem Not About Fruit Flies

Once there’s one, you know

that there are hundreds to follow

hiding in and amongst everything,

next to impossible to eradicate—

some things seem to come… 12 more words

Fruit Fly Trap

I love these Take and Toss cups. They are so versatile and despite the fact that they are cheap ($3 for 4 cups!) they hold up really well. 409 more words


#SoCS - The Occupant

The obligatory eight-legged occupant is back in my kitchen this year. Every summer, a small spider moves in and makes a web far enough away from where I normally walk that I leave it, thinking why not? 235 more words


Fruit Flies? No more with Venus Fly Traps

One thing I learned in my first full summer here in San Diego is that fruit flies are a serious thing.  We have a season for flies??? 487 more words