Heinlein Links to Share

I am a-traveling again! I’ll post when I land as a stranger in a strange new land where I will make my next home (hint: it’s not Mars). Until then, please enjoy these links to share… I already knew bees were smart…after all, I’ve seen them respond quickly and rationally to short term experimental treatments! […]

Cryptic Cryptophagids

Cryptophagidae is a family of beetles with the common name of the “silken fungus beetles.”  Members of this family do tend to feed exclusively on fungus, but I have no idea where the “silken” part came from. Just from that information, you might not think these little brown beetles are very interesting, but they are […]

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Insect Universe

The sky is big.  Really big.  For an insect, it is hard to understand just how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is.  You may think it’s a long way up the tree to the canopy, but that’s just peanuts to the sky.  In a sky this big, flying is the only way to travel.  But […]