Archives for June, 2008

My main blogging/photography machine has gone down and will be in the shop for a few weeks.  I don’t think I’ll be buying another Gateway desktop- the current failure is not the first time. In the meantime, you may amuse yourselves with the amazing Spider Dog: [youtube=]

Most new species are insects

Taxonomists are busy, busy people. Their efforts in the year 2006 have just been released by Arizona State University’s Institute for Species Exploration. Within insects, here’s the breakdown by order: The Institute has also compiled a whimsical “Top Ten” list of their favorite new species. source: International Institute for Species Exploration. 2008. The Status of…