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2014-06-01 02:30:15

For most of us, crickets are probably most recognizable by the distinctive chirping sounds males make with their wings to lure females. But some crickets living on the islands of Hawaii have effectively lost their instruments and don't make their music anymore.

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2009-07-28 16:05:00

Armored crickets have a strange yet remarkable way of defending themselves from being attacked, squirting out toxic blood from tiny gaps in their body and then throwing up to make themselves unpalatable to predators.

2009-01-30 07:03:00

'Buddy will never be forgotten. His music lives on every day.' -Maria Elena Holly SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan.

2008-10-29 06:00:20

By Peter Cooper NASHVILLE -- Keith Richards held court backstage Tuesday night at the Musicians Hall of Fame induction ceremony, guffawing with old friends who first were heroes.

2008-08-22 18:00:30

By Christopher Blank Old-school rocker Buddy Holly was the subject of one of the first highly successful jukebox musicals, back in 1989. Perhaps surprisingly, it debuted on London's West End, where it played for years , went on tour, and was even revived last year.

2008-07-04 09:00:28

By Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn -- Booker T. and the MGs, the Memphis Horns and the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section will become the newest members of the Musicians Hall of Fame.

2008-07-02 18:00:20

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Booker T. and the MGs, the Memphis Horns and the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section will become the newest members of the Musicians Hall of Fame.

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2007-07-27 13:05:00

They congregate on patios, slip into stairwells and, if they're crunched under foot, oh do they stink. Crickets are here in force, annoying Texans earlier than usual - thanks to the year's wet weather in much of the state.

2006-04-24 19:08:36

The threat of being eaten could drive the march of Mormon crickets as they munch their way across millions of acres in the arid West, new research suggests.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.