Did you know that Queen Elizabeth II owns the mute swans (Cygnus olor) in England? The Crown claimed ownership of all the mute swans in England (and Wales) way back in the 12th century to stop commoners from depriving the royals of one of their favorite meals. (And you thought it was for altruistic reasons.) […]
Birds build amazing nests and engage in elaborate mating dances, but did you know, so do fish? Take the betta splendens. You’ve seen them in the pet store, spectacular colors, grandiose fins, displayed one to a jar, away from other fish. […]
Have you heard that sea otters hold hands when asleep? Well, it is true. Often a mother and pup will hold on to each other to keep from drifting apart. But that isn’t the only thing they do—they often use kelp. Sea otters wrap themselves in strands of kelp which grow from the sea bottom all […]
Getting close to Mother Nature never tasted better!
Weed your garden and enjoy a new taste treat at the same time, this is a great recipe!
You may think you know all you need to know about the dandelion, but what you may not know is quite interesting…
You may know that oceans are affected by tides. But HOW are tides measured? You would be tempted to just measure the tidal change within calm inlets and extrapolate the information to other areas. Unfortunately, the tide doesn’t affect beaches the same way at all.
This is a wonderful way to enjoy asparagus! Bon Appetit!
Mama mia! That’s a tasty recipe! Not to mention fact, easy, healthy and gluten-free!
New research indicates that it is possible that the legends of fire-breathing dragons were inspired by humans truthfully reporting on actual experiences.
How could this be?
Holiday Banana Bread is a sweet pretty treat for your family during the holidays. Chocolate chips, cherries and pecans give this bread a festive appearance and make it a sweet alternative to fruit cake.