Tuesday, December 21, 2010

That's no moon! Oh wait, yeah it is

In case you couldn't stay up for last night's Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse, here's some morning-after time-lapse love courtesy of William Castleman from the University of Florida:

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Possum Story

Ever have one of those days where you find a possum and don't know what to do with it? We did. Here's the story:

Friday, December 3, 2010

The Red Menace

There's a new type of be in town...a Red Bee!

No, not the wildly unpopular comic book character (who most certainly did NOT make the cut for our Best Geology Themed Comic Book Characters list).

We're talking about a new wave of bright red bees spotted in New York. Their new crimson makeover comes from drinking too much maraschino cherry juice. Sound too weird to be true?

Check out the news story:

Bug lovers may be all abuzz about these new red bees but nothing beats the classic color scheme. Awhile back Devin checked out the bees and other bugs at the former Science Place (now known as the the Museum of Nature & Science) and now you can too: