• Posts Tagged ‘Entomology’

    Strange Science: Butterflies That Thrive at Military Installations

    by  • August 16, 2019 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Karner blue butterfly

    Scientists have found that once-endangered butterfly species are thriving at military installations, and the explanation behind it is truly unexpected. Historically, these butterflies were present in areas where roaming animals and intentional fires kept the plant life managed in such a way that the butterflies could thrive. As humans took over these areas, preventing...

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    Guts

    by  • December 17, 2018 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Guts"

    An account by an unnamed gangbanger, as provided by by Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr. Art provided by Luke Spooner We talked a ton of shit one summer night, when the air outside was soft, and the light was so warm you could sleep on the sidewalk just forever. Ten or two or four immortal...

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    Strange Science: Bees and Eclipses

    by  • October 26, 2018 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    Bumble bee

    The 2017 North American eclipse was a boon for more than just astronomers interested in studying the eclipse. For entomologists, they took the opportunity to study the behavior of bees during an eclipse, and learned something interesting: when the world went dark, the bees went still and quiet. Bees are diurnal, meaning that they...

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    Machine to Describe a Moth

    by  • December 4, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Machine to Describe a Moth"

    An essay by Dr. Phillip R. Bates, as provided by J. Lee Strickland Art by Leigh Legler I found the street, although my anxiety about the city would often turn the simplest directions into a trial. It was lined with attached single homes of Gothic aspect, steep gables fronting on the street and windows with leaded...

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    Anax Britannica

    by  • August 22, 2016 • Fiction • 1 Comment

    Anax Britannica

    An essay by Dr. Gertrude Nehmeyer, as provided by Simon Kewin Art by Leigh Legler In the summer of 2013, I was researching the history of Britain’s secret services in the Second World War for a magazine article. In particular, as a biologist, I was interested in the deployment of animals in the war...

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    News of Death

    by  • September 14, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    News of Death

    An essay by Edgar, as provided by Nick Nafpliotis Art by Luke Spooner I am eternal. For millions of years, my kind has roamed this earth in both the light of day and the black of night. Through countless wars, droughts, and famine, we continue to flourish and thrive, secretly holding dominion over all that...

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    Living Blue

    by  • March 16, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Living Blue

    An essay by Dr. Carol Arnold, as provided by Dr. J.A. Grier Art by Leigh Legler Recollections on the process of invention, entitled “Living Blue” from the journal of Dr. Carol Arnold, by J. A. Grier # Even over the phone, my mother’s voice held the same mix of syrup and threat it always...

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