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Geeking Out: This Bastard Stole My Blog Idea

Complete with the exact page that I linked to… unbelievable! At least gimme a shout out!

http://news.discovery.com/earth/so-many-earthquakes-the-end-is-nigh.html

What a dick. Please view my blog post below.

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Today We Learn About:

Through the years, the nature of light has been a question pondered by some of the greatest minds the world has ever known. With each passing generation of scientists, it seems that some new, seemingly impossible quality is discovered. These breakthroughs have at times come in bunches, but hundreds of years have separated new discoveries. One thing has always been kept constant however, and that is the idea that there will always be something new to learn, and some great mind to shine through the darkness to reveal another unforeseen quality of light. Continue reading

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Today We Learn About: The Asian Long-Horned Beetle

The Asian Long-Horned Beetle is an insect that, as the name suggests, is native to parts of Asia. In recent years, this beetle has grown to be a nuisance to many trees in the United States as there are no adequate predators to diminish the beetle population, and many food sources to allow the beetle to thrive. The beetle has infested trees in Brooklyn and Amityville, New York, Worcester, MA and in Chicago, Illinois. The beetle favors trees such Maples, Horse chestnuts, Poplars, Willows, Elms, Mulberries and Black Locusts1. Asian Long-Horned Beetles have a very unique look, which has earned them the name “Starry Sky Beetle” in their native China. This named is earned by the dark color of their wing coverings, which are speckled with white dots. Continue reading

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