Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Sunday, October 23, 2011
The largest oak tree of record, believed to be more than 400 years old is the Wye oak in the community of Wye Mills, on Maryland's Eastern shore.
Worms play an important role in the tree's growth by eating his way around shallow roots conditioning the soil.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
The basic warning is that you must take care not to get too greedy in life. If you are holding a bird in the hand, you have your meal for the evening. You can take that one bird, and be well fed. If instead you let it go to pursue two birds you’ve spied in a bush, you may catch neither, and wind up hungry for the night.
I'm thinking this guy is not doing the tofu turkey this year.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
According to astronomy experts, October's full moon is the smallest full moon of 2011, 12.3% smaller than the largest full moon of 2011, which occurred in March.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Sunday, October 9, 2011
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Sunday, October 2, 2011
To prevent brain damage from the rapid and repeated pecking, their very small brain has very little contact with the skull surrounded by a spongy bone.
They can hammer acorns into crevices so tightly that no other animals can remove them.