I was an only child until I was eleven years old. As a result I spent quite a bit of time entertaining myself –reading, playing solitary games, creating imaginary friends.
Reaction # 1: Framing: Woman Fired From a Shelter After Photographing the Animals Emily Tanen was hired to be liaison between Animal Care and Control of NYC and the roughly 150 rescue groups that take animals from city shelters...
I'm teaching Foraging Behavior in my Animal Behavior Class this week. I was searching for some information in my files to share with my students to illustrate the concepts discussed in class: optimal foraging, foraging decisions...
As I drove into downtown St. Louis, Missouri, I found my heart leaping with glee as I saw droves of young round, brown faces with large plastic cylinder tubes and black conference bags strapped over their shoulders, bussing across Washington Avenue approaching America’s Center, the city’s convention and meeting space...
Calling all bloggers and blogging communities! Call for submissions for the Diversity in Science Carnival: The blog carnival that celebrates people, innovations, and programs that promote diversity in STEM!...
As the title implies...Pictures of me with birds in my hand. Enjoy.I caught this fellow on the patio and with much patience and persistence I cupped him.
MC Heavy D May 24, 1967 – November 8, 2011 The Hip Hop maven is definitely sad about the passing of MC Heavy D. Yes, the loveable, huggable, and cuddly Overweight Lover Himself.
Today’s Wordless Wednesday was inspired by yesterday’s post: Urban Science Adventure: Art and Science of Autumn Leaves. This star-shaped leaf is from a Sweetgum tree.
Why do tree leaves change color in the fall? It's a common question of curious kids (and adults). Why do the leaves of trees like the Sweetgum, Oak, Maple and Gingko go from hues of green to brilliant hues of yellow, gold, rust, orange, and red?...
Earlier this month, The Root.com, published its annual list of the 100 Most Influential African-Americans in the United States. Now in its third year, the editorial staff of the The Root - a daily online magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary on today’s news from a variety of black perspectives - highlights 100 influencers and icons [...]..
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