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  • 'A Bug's Life' is a worthy addition to the Pixar family
    'A Bug's Life' is a worthy addition to the Pixar family
    Inspired by Aesop’s fable “The Ant and the Grasshopper”, Pixar’s second animated film “A Bug’s Life” is an inspiring story of how sometimes the smallest voice can have the strongest impact when advocating...
  • Butterfly and Bugs arrive in Maryland
    Butterfly and Bugs bonanza in Maryland
    Aug 30- Butterfly and Bug Bonanza. In late summer, butterflies and blooms are in their glory! Come to the Glendening Nature Preserve for insect relay races, butterfly crafts, and fun activities. Observe and learn about butterflies and their host...
  • A Walking Stick.
    Facts about walking sticks
    Stick insects, or walking sticks, are a group of highly camouflaged insects. They escape predation by blending into plant material. As their name implies, they look just like sticks with legs, and even sway back and forth to more closely resemble...
  • Volt for Warframe
    Major updates to Warframe geeks up the online community
    Major updates to Warframe geeks up the online communityGood Day Tenno. The long awaited updated to the free to play game Warframe have finally been released and the community is in love. Update 14 is a total overhaul to game play and user...
  • Paper picnic products are displayed preceding July 4th
    Lure of the flies: Stinger hopes to make your picnic a "no fly" zone
    The number one complaint Fourth of July revelers have every year is not making sure the dog stays in the bun -- though yes, that is important -- but rather, keeping bugs and flies at bay. Or if you're not near a bay, at someone else's...
  • Thou anointed my head with oil
    Pastor gives congregation cure for distractions
    On Sunday, Rev. Lois Blakey-Paige, pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia told congregation to "Overcome the Power of Distractions By Going Into the Presence of God." She based her sermon on Psalm 100:3 that read, ...
  • Spider imagery is often featured on Halloween decorations.
    Facts about spiders
    Spiders are eight-legged arachnids that are best known for their ability to build nests. A common misconception is that spiders are insects but they are actually “arachnids” and, therefore, in their own category. Scorpions, ticks and...
  • Monarch butterflies are among the most well known species of butterfly.
    Facts about butterflies
    Butterflies are colorful flying insects with large and usually fantastically colorful wings. Butterflies are extremely popular and beloved among humans due to the exquisite colors and patterns on their four wings. There are over 20,000 different...
  • Grasshoppers are cute and completely harmless to people.
    Facts about grasshoppers
    Grasshoppers are insects that are named for their ability to jump—or hop—tall distances at high speeds. Grasshoppers are excellent climbers and they can often be spotted on top of plants or even on the trunks of trees. Some...
  • Worms on display in a jar.
    Facts about worms
    Worms are legless, ground-dwelling, soft-bodied insects that live in soil. Worms come in a variety of colors and sizes but their basic line-like shape remains largely the same throughout the spectrum of the species. Worms are absolutely essential...
  • Beetles, like most other bugs, can be found in gardens.
    Facts about beetles
    Beetles are insects with six legs and hard shiny shells that dwell on the ground but can also fly and climb very efficiently—some beetles can even swim! There are many different kinds of beetles and most of them look very different from...
  • Some people raise bees for their honey. These people are called beekeepers.
    Facts about bees
    Bees are distinctive looking yellow and black insects that are largely feared by humans due to the fact that they can sting and cause pain. However, much of the fear about bees is unjustified: bees rarely sting people and only do so in the event...
  • Ants sometimes exhibit swarming behavior, especially when they find food!
    Facts about ants
    Ants are interesting little creatures that are essential to the ecosystem. They have uniquely shaped bodies that resemble three balls: the head, abdomen and thorax. Ants also have elbowed antenna and powerful jaws. Although many people consider...
  • Fly anglers finding a mixed back throught the country
    Wild winter good for some?
    What a winter we've had. East Coast and Great Lakes folks have been buried by freeze after freeze, while the snow pack in the the Rockies is solid, but out West, weather is summer-like and a major drought is in effect. I'm not going to...
  • Pest Problems in New Yorkers Food
    Protein Problem: New Yorkers get unwanted surprises in their food
    Pouring a bowl of cereal in hopes of finding that hidden surprise was something many of us have done in our childhood. But when it comes to what is in our food, should we really be surprised? New York City restaurants are having a hard time...