In my futile quest to attract monarch butterflies to my yard, I recently planted swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata). There are other kinds of milkweed (e.g., the orange-flowered A. tuberosa, butterfly weed) that you can plant here (Zone 7A), but adult monarchs … Continue reading
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Just a photograph of a Carolina (green) anole in Key Largo, Florida. These cuties are native to Florida.
Brown anole displaying its dewlap. Not sure whether this was a male or female, though I’m sure anyone familiar with brown anoles would know instantly. Males supposedly have bigger dewlaps and display them longer … but I only saw this … Continue reading
The book, Clear and Concise Communications for Scientists and Engineers, has been recalled by CRC Press due to plagiarism (of me). Or at least they said it was going to be recalled: it is still available for purchase at CRC … Continue reading
Turnitin, the leading provider of plagiarism-detection software, is ubiquitous at the high school and college level. But I’ve always wondered if and when the service will be used in middle schools and, gasp, elementary schools. Well, Turnitin recently answered my … Continue reading