Cicada

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Cicada
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Giant bugs coming to Kansas City’s Union Station

This is the time of year when bugs come indoors.With Union Station, you’re talking about big bugs.The station returns to the realm of large, scary things with its next traveling exhibit. “Xtreme Bugs” is a collection of giant, animatronic insects and ... [Published KansasCity.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Smell of plant brings back memories 49 minutes ago

Trilisa odoratissima is also known as the “vanilla plant" or "deer-tongue" (Photo:Linda Lee)When I was a kid, when the cars had roll-down window handles, my parents would take me and my sister out driving every now and then. That’s when I started appreciating ... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

PALMER: Another election year metamorphosis underway

The great metamorphosis is underway. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, this great transformation is far more dramatic (and noisy) than the infamous seven-year Cicada locust cycle. It occurs every election cycle as liberal Democrats desperately try to turn themselves ... [Published Lufkin Daily News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Exhibition tour: The Ming Dynasty in Edinburgh and China

Country Life reviews two exhibitions in Edinburgh and London which celebrate the achievements of the Ming dynastyWhen that well-known member of the Drones Club Monty Bodkin had to describe a look of outrage prompted by an unfortunate social encounter, ... [Published CountryLife Online - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Eco farming research

Pisa farm. Courtesy: www.fassinoimmobiliare.comIn a field study near Pisa, Italy, researchers are learning how important it is to keep semi-natural habitats next to cultivated fields as these areas are an important resource for pollinators and it now ... [Published Compute Scotland - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Infinite Leisure Theory of Chattel Slavery

So, I was reading The Carolina Low-Country, published in 1931, which is a multi-author description of the physical beauty and lost culture of chivalric uh whatever of the Low Country, with a large section of Negro Spirituals in Gullah. (In practice this ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

12 Of The Most Terrifying Bugs That Share Our Planet

1. Giant Orb Weaving SpiderAs you can see, the giant orb weaver likes to eat birds . Quite large birds. Found in Australia, they grow to around the size of a human hand, though in more tropical climates they can be bigger.Why they are terrifying: They’re ... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Honey Bee, Bug, Centipede, Cicada
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Reducing pesticides, adding sound vibrations and boosting harvests

Scientists in Italy are experimenting with sound vibrations to replace pesticides. Adapting different eco-friendly methods they are able to boost harvests and open up a new chapter in sustainable farming.Scientists in Northern Italy are experimenting ... [Published Science Daily - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

For the Love of Nature: Acorn crop looks better this fall

I still marvel that tiny acorns can produce such massive trees. For those who have been watching, acorns already are falling from many oaks.“It doesn’t seem like it’s going to be so bad this year,” said Jerre Creighton, research program manager with the ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

New state testing brings challenges to Verona, Cedar Grove schools

Thinkstock This is the second in a series of articles focusing on the new PARCC assessments.As technology continues to become a larger part of everyday life for today's students, it will also extend to state testing starting this spring.When Verona and ... [Published North Jersey.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nature never sleeps: The sounds of fall

In these pleasant mornings, afternoons and evenings that we have been experiencing, I enjoy sitting outside and listening.Not to the radio, television or phone but to the sounds that we humans don’t make: the sounds of nature.To hear nature you need to ... [Published Press-Republican Online - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Cicada, Insect, Cricket
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

The Unfiltered Peter Thiel Talks Startups, The CIA And Female Founders

Peter Thiel, at turns smug, acerbic and brilliant, has opinions on most everything. I first met him a few weeks before I graduated from law school and after he had pulled off the sale of PayPal to eBay for $1.5 billion. Why did he bother to accept a random ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 12 2014]

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..."What it's all about is creating a history of Beijing using only sound," he says. The capital city is ideal for that because, he says, "the whole idea of Beijing culture was heavily concentrated on sounds." Chinnery's effort is part of a growing interest around the world in urban soundscapes, reflected by projects like the London Sound Survey and the Montreal...
"Technology has taken a very big role in education at a very fast pace" she said of preparing for the upcoming tests. The incoming devices will either be laptops or Chromebooks, and will not be rentals, Costanza added
On one hand, Lockwood believes we're "evolutionary primed to be keenly aware of insects in our proximity" however, he also says we don't have much experience with them. Even the creepy ones
Beth Bolles/Escambia County Extension Office; "They do it works perfectly because insects are all over plants.  And now, we have a lot of our wasps that are found in the garden."

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Smell of plant brings back memories 49 minutes ago [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 18 2014]
Exhibition tour: The Ming Dynasty in Edinburgh ... [Published CountryLife Online - Sep 18 2014]
Eco farming research [Published Compute Scotland - Sep 18 2014]
PALMER: Another election year metamorphosis und... [Published Lufkin Daily News - Sep 18 2014]
The Infinite Leisure Theory of Chattel Slavery [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 18 2014]
Dusit packages for school break [Published TTRweekly.com - Sep 18 2014]
Elk, moose and sheep give a voice to autumn [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
John James Audubon Center brings native plant g... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Sep 17 2014]
12 Of The Most Terrifying Bugs That Share Our P... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 17 2014]
All the pretty horses: crossing Patagonia on ho... [Published Getaway To Africa - Sep 17 2014]
For the Love of Nature: Acorn crop looks better... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Sep 17 2014]
Nature’s designs inspire research into new ligh... [Published PRWeb - Sep 17 2014]
New state testing brings challenges to Verona, ... [Published North Jersey.com - Sep 17 2014]
Reducing pesticides, adding sound vibrations an... [Published Science Daily - Sep 16 2014]
Get more on your next getaway with Dusit [Published TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific - Sep 16 2014]
Scary Bugs: 15 Insects That Will Give You Night... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 15 2014]
Nature never sleeps: The sounds of fall [Published Press-Republican Online - Sep 15 2014]
Canoe music series set to return on Sept. 24 [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Sep 15 2014]
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The Infinite Leisure Theory of Chattel Slavery [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 18 2014]
So, I was reading The Carolina Low-Country, published in 1931, which is a multi-author description of the physical beauty and lost culture of chivalric uh whatever of the Low Country, with a large section of Negro Spirituals in Gullah. (In practice this ...
The Unfiltered Peter Thiel Talks Startups, The ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 12 2014]
Peter Thiel, at turns smug, acerbic and brilliant, has opinions on most everything. I first met him a few weeks before I graduated from law school and after he had pulled off the sale of PayPal to eBay for $1.5 billion. Why did he bother to accept a ...
‘Armed Patriots’: The Private Citizens Out to S... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 10 2014]
By Lisa Maria Garza BROWNSVILLE Texas (Reuters) – With binoculars in hand, an assault rifle slung over his chest and a Glock pistol on his hip, a man named Will scans the banks of the Rio Grande looking for anyone trying to cross from Mexico into Texas. ...
Picture China: Folk Art, Mudslide, Ebola Drill [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - Sep 03 2014]
The day’s China news in pictures: a folk artist makes traditional sculptures out of cicada parts and magnolia buds, rescuers search for the missing at the site of a mudslide, health workers take part in an Ebola virus training drill and more. ...
Cicada 3301 is a mysterious organization seekin... [Published Boing Boing - Aug 27 2014]
Wikipedia : "Cicada 3301 is a name given to an enigmatic organization that on three occasions has posted a set of complex puzzles and ARGs to recruit capable cryptanalysts from the public. Read the rest ...
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