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“All You Zombies”, the 1959 story on which the forthcoming film Predestination (starring Ethan Hawke) is based, appears in the January 2015 issue of Galaxy’s Edge along with an interview
Experts have long predicted that warming temperatures will be a veritable death sentence for most types of lizards, but the scientists behind a recent Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) study have found one species that has adapted quite nicely.
IndiePix Films, an organization connecting independent filmmakers and fans from around the world, introduced Lennard to its blog and released the film to the American public earlier this month.
Learning how to study can be easily accomplished with the assistance of Brainiac, a comical children’s books that acknowledges children’s misconceptions and opposition to studying, while helping
Albanian native Miss Liri tells the story of her devastating love life in America - and the lessons to be learned. BALTIMORE, Dec.
Tinkerer and Star Wars super fan, Chris Lee, discusses the trials and tribulations of building, what he calls, "The Ship of Riddles."
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NorthStar Moving Makes Room for Toy Donations and Seeks Needed Donations to Brighten Young Patients’ Holidays Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiron Publications is offering an in-depth look at fairy tales and how they enrich and inform our lives.
The Beast of Bladenboro is a creature that was blamed for a slew of animal deaths in the winter of 1953-54 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Witnesses and trackers of the beast suggested it was most likely a wildcat, but uncertainty of its true identity classifies it as a cryptid. Eight miles from Bladenboro in Clarkton, North Carolina, a dog was found dead, on December 29, 1953, possibly caused by the beast of Bladenboro. Witnesses described the creature as sleek, black, and about five feet...
Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...
Bothriechis guifarroi is a species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras. It was previously confused with other Honduran palm pit vipers. It was discovered by scientists performing two expeditions in 2012 aiming at studying the fauna of Texiguat Wildlife Refuge. This area is thought to be one of the most endemism-rich and diverse highland forests in Mesoamerica. This species represents the 15th endemic species that occurs in the region. As a member of the genus Bothriechis,...
The spectral bat (Vampyrum spectrum) is the only species in the Vampyrum genus. Its other common names include Linnaeus's false vampire bat, the spectral vampire bat, and the false vampire bat. Despite these names, it is not related to the false vampire bats that are found in the Old World bat family. Its range extends from southern Mexico to Peru, from Ecuador to northern and central Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, and the island of Trinidad. The spectral bat can reach an average body length of...
The silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) is the only species in the genus Lasionycteris within the large family of vesper bats. It can be found in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Bermuda. Also known as silverwings, this bat is the most common in the forests of the United Sates. The bats are almost black in color with dense, silver tipped fur that makes them look “frosted”. At approximately 3.9 inches, this bat is considered medium sized. It can weigh up to .4 ounces. It...
- A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.