After reading my latest post about conflicts of interest in health care, my wife suggested that I write a piece about butterflies. Something pretty, she said. Natural. Peaceful. Since hostility is never my goal, I thought I’d give it a try. I read for an entire evening on butterflies — their life cycle, behavior, mechanisms for protection, and […]
While most of Monterey and Carmel’s summer guests arrive by car, winter brings an impressive number of travelers by air and sea: migratory wildlife, ranging in size from delicate monarch butterflies to sturdier-winged ducks and seabirds,...Show More Summary
Seasonal migrations may help lower infection levels in wild North American monarch butterfly populations, according to a study published November 25, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Sonia Altizer from the University of Georgia, and colleagues. read more
“The Quantum Weather Butterfly (Papilio Tempestae) is an undistinguished yellow color, its outstanding feature is its ability to create weather. This presumably began as a survival trait, since even an extremely hungry bird would find itself inconvenienced by a nasty localized tornado (usually about 6 inches across). Show More Summary
A lot of the time here at Who the Hell, we’re covering bands that are in the larvae stage of their careers: tiny, slobbering creatures who are destined to become some big old butterflies. But... The post PREMIERE: The Chills – ‘When the Poor Can Reach the Moon’ appeared first on Who The Hell.
“Mental wounds not healing; who and what’s to blame? I’m goin’ off the rails on a crazy train!” What could possibly be to blame? Maybe those sparkly butterflies occupying the ceiling of Eros? I so wanted another boat ballad to steer us into last night’s fun, but a little Ozzy Osbourne never hurt anyone. Show More Summary
Kaley Cuoco has covered up a wedding date tattoo on her back with a beautiful butterfly. “Thank you @nero_sct @studiocitytattoo for helping me right my wrongs.. ???????? note to self- do not mark your body with any future wedding dates,” the 29-year-old The Big Bang Theory actress wrote on Instagram. She split from husband Ryan [...]
The Cockrell Butterfly Center (CBC) is most well known for its free-flying butterflies inhabiting a three-story indoor rainforest. But there are many other cool things to see and experience at the CBC! We checked with staff members and asked them … Continue reading ?
(Image Link) It seems no story of time travel can exist today without mentioning the idea of going back in time and killing Hitler, which sounds like a good idea even though it's one mighty big butterfly to step on. The theory has evolved...Show More Summary
It definitely feels like fall here in Kansas this week—chilly, blustery days, crisp cold nights, multicolored leaves crunching underfoot beneath […] The post Fatal Vows: The Butterfly Effect & How You Can Identify A Sociopath appeared first on CrimeFeed.
It was butterfly season in St. Maarten as we arrived in mid-November with every flowering bush and tree polka dotted with tiny white and yellow butterflies. Butterflies were everywhere. My daughter, Brooks, helped one make its escape. Photo by Kathryn B. Creedy St. Maarten (SXM) is a mecca for those who love [...]
Floating above it all, or at least seeming to, is 1051-1053 Francisco Street, atop San Francisco’s scenic Russian Hill. The home carries the moniker “Butterfly House,” for reasons we’ll get to shortly. Long-time SF residents may recognize the home was originally a mid-century (built in 1953) two-unit building with a studio apartment. In its new
These fantastical flowers seem to have some strange coloring that compel you to look closer.
Raising kids is an adventure filled with all sorts of imperfect decisions. A butterfly flapping its wings on your kid's iPad could initiate a cascade of events, leading to his/her eventual life of crime or triumph. Or maybe that butterfly...Show More Summary
The butterfly effect: how the actions of one vegetable seller who set himself on fire in Tunisia in 2010 would, five years later, indirectly cause the bombing of a Russian airliner filled with tourists, two suicide bombings in Beirut...Show More Summary
The Duggar family midwife service, A Mommy’s Butterfly Midwifery, that helped train Jill Dillard to sit for her Certified Professional Midwife exam says that Jessa Seewald did not have a licensed midwife at her birth. A midwife with the group, Sarah Katherine Walker, went on further to say that she has personally witnessed the woman... Show More Summary
Worrying news from the Met: owing to illness, Massimo Giordani has withdrawn from upcoming performances of Madama Butterfly that are scheduled for February 19 - March 5. This is an old production, and it's hard to believe that he'd have to show up before February 1, more than two months out. Show More Summary
arsvitaest: “Little Butterfly” Author: Rudolph Eickemeyer, Jr. (American, 1862-1932 ) Medium: Photogravure Published: The Photographic Times-Bulletin, 1903
Roberto De Biasio and Gwyn Hughes Jones will sing Pinkerton in the initial performances of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Met this spring.
Having collected thousands of moth and butterfly species from across Costa Rica, famous ecologist Daniel Janzen, University of Pennsylvania, and his team were yet to find out many of their names. When they sought help from Dr. Gunnar...Show More Summary