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Breitbart Got It Right

I like to spend time each evening reading pieces that make me think. Since someone stole my People magazine (You know who you are! Don’t even!), I was at a loss as to what to do. 24 more words

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Breitbart Got It Right

I like to spend time each evening reading pieces that make me think. Since someone stole my People magazine (You know who you are! Don’t even!), I was at a loss as to what to do. 1,125 more words

Humor

Species 1 - The Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas)

The western toad is a species of toad on the yellow list within British Columbia. Such species are those that appear secure but may have a restricted distribution or potential future threats. 780 more words

Field Work 2016, Best Photos.

This is a collection of some of the best photos I took during the 2016 field season. I worked as a research assistant on Rattlesnake research and these were some of the things I saw! 98 more words

Biology

George Boyce - a follow-up comment

We used to visit George’s shop regularly in the early 1970s and often went away with something in a plastic bag or even larger. We found him when we were looking for a place we could get a couple of axolotls as pets and there was George, a friendly, knowledgeable man who tolerated our ignorance and gradually taught us a little about reptiles and amphibians. 130 more words

Herpetology

Amphibians in crisis - the Mountain Chicken frog

As I am sure many of you are aware, the current status of amphibians worldwide is critical. No group of animals is diminishing in number at a rate anywhere near that of amphibians and with many species on the verge of extinction, this trend looks to continue. 698 more words

A Nobel prize and the unknown benefits that come from saying yes

Aziz Sancar delivering his Nobel Lecture for his prize in Chemistry 2015. He said yes.

My early morning wakeup on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 began as usual with a, though admittedly not healthy, quick Twitter check. 1,210 more words

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