It's been a long but great week. I had to work all weekend and on the 4th, but I got to hang with some great people. I was out for a couple days at a special event and looking forward to a week in CA next week. Hoping I might have a little time to … Continue reading Flabbergasting Friday Favorites
It's been a pretty boring week here, which means I have had some time to futz around and google my heart out. Found some great stuff for this weeks favorites: Clean your cockroach - literally! Parasitic wasps need their cockroach host nice a nd clean for their development and here's how they manage that. Ready … Continue reading Frivolous Friday Favorites
I never really "got" April Fool's Day. Always seemed kinda silly to me and pointless to boot. Aren't there enough fools running around on a daily basis? Why do we have a holiday to celebrate them? But in the spirit of this foolish holiday, my friday favorites for this week all fall into that theme: … Continue reading Foolish Friday Favorites
So, we are over a month into the new year, how's your new year's resolutions going? Mine was to be more entomologically awesome and I think that's going well so far. Here's some entomological awesomeness from this week: Be vewy vewy qwiet, I'm hunting fruit flies - I was on a fruit fly hunt this … Continue reading February Friday Favorites
Just started watching Penny Dreadful (awesome by the way) and in one of the initial episodes they show "native British beetles" cleaning a skull. I yelled at the TV that they were MADAGASCAR HISSING COCKROACHES YOU WANKERS!!! Dermestids clean bones, hissing roaches eat plants.
Long day of meetings today, so just getting to the friday favorites now. Still have to work and do a bunch of trainings tomorrow so it is going to be a long weekend, but a good one. Here's some stuff to carry you through: Get stung - testing the alarm pheromones of wasps, pretty cool! … Continue reading Friday Favorites
Yep, that time of week again. Ah.... The weekend is so close. Time for some friday favorites. They still exist! - I knew some of this, but a lot of the history here was really cool. Well worth the read. Cockroaches will rule the world - The story of the Cuban fairytale was cool, the rest … Continue reading Fab Fri Fave’s