At least 450 species of animals, including dolphins, bonobos, penguins, giraffes, koalas, flamingos, bison, guppies, albatross, bighorn sheep, ostriches, guppies, and yes – butterflies too – have been observed creating same-sex pairings in the wild.
If you’re extremely allergic to poison ivy but love gardening and landscaping, perhaps you should consider “goatscaping,” a term coined by the Enrichmond Foundation of Richmond, Va.
Parents don’t want their kids to get hurt, and most parents don’t want to see kids in general get hurt.
August is hot enough to fry an egg. So why not use August to literally fry an egg? Or at least make a quiche. Or roast a chicken.
If you have a charismatic hungry squirrel in your life, it can be hard (or impossible) to shoo it away from the bird feeders which you lovingly stock with great expense each month.
There’s an old saying: if it’s not broke, don’t fix it!
Do ladybugs bring good luck? Well, not if you’re an aphid.
If you were Mary Poppins, an unusual wind blowing in from the east simply means you might open your magical umbrella and drift away gracefully to someplace else.
“Judge me by my size, do you?” says Yoda and our local Ring-necked Snake, Diadophis punctatus. Sometimes, the best presents come in small packages.
Ants have been an inspiration to humans because of their hardworking nature, social collaboration, and their ability to solve complex problems. They are in many ways quite noble, sacrificing themselves for the good of their communities (although not unlike the myth of lemmings going over a cliff). Our relationship with ants is a mix of…