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Rainforest Creature Big Like Puppy, But No Webmaster

Their leg span reaches nearly a foot and they weigh almost 6 ounces. That’s the size of a young puppy. Their tips and claws make a thundering sound when they walk, not unlike a horse’s hooves hitting the the trail, and the barbed bristles that cover its abdomen can injure potential attackers.

Let A Ladybug Join You For Tea

Ladybugs are supposed to be lucky and you will find that you are with this adorable Lucky Ladybug Tea Pot. The lovely little beetle will join you for tea and cheer up your table and your day.

Enormous Grasshopper Gets Assist On James Rodriguez' World Cup Goal

A large loco locust landed on James Rodriguez, just as the Colombian footballer was about to score his team's only goal in a crushing semifinal loss to Brazil. Give the insect-lebrity credit: it knew where the cameras would be pointed and made a beeline to share the spotlight.

Monarch Butterflies' Migratory Magnetism In Real Life & Under The Dome

Is it a coincidence that novelist Stephen King's suppositions about "Monarch Butterfly magnetism" in his fictional Under the Dome TV drama (returning for a 13-episode second season on Monday, June 30th) actually supports the recent scientific discovery about how these beautiful creatures operate in the real world? It would almost have to be -- since King penned those screenplays a while back -- and the current findings that Monarch butterflies utilize a built-in magnetic compass. . .

PetsLady's Pick: Totally Cool Dragonfly Of The Day

I look like someone with a Bedazzler who has OCD went completely off their rocker!

Google Glass For The Praying Mantis?

Many have wondered if the "Praying" Mantis was mistakenly misspelled, and that this very unique insect which belongs to the "Mantidae" family should be referred to instead, as the "Preying" Mantis.  And to that point, with some very intriguing scientific research underway this week, it would seem that this predatory critter is being equipped with something comparable to Google Glass to get even more upfront and personal with its prey.

Cross Between Adams & Liebovitz, Photographer Captures Praying Mantis In Nature & Under Microscope

Internationally acclaimed photographers the likes of Ansel Adams and Annie Liebovitz have produced iconic photography while influencing others who are just beginning to make their mark. While capturing raw and majestic landscapes or portraits of celebrities under the spotlight might seem like juxtaposed imagery -- in the very capable hands of Igor Siwanowic. . .


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