When asked to picture Antarctica, most people (if not all) find themselves picturing a really big ice sheet. The world’s biggest ice sheet, to be more precise.
Of all the bugs that achieve the mantle of summer pest, cicadas are perhaps the most curious. They don’t sting, they don’t bite, they don’t buzz around your head, they taste good in chocolate, but as the drowning din of the 17-year brood this summer will remind: we would love them less if they emerged […]
Fungi, with the exception of shitake and certain other mushrooms, tend to be something we associate with moldy bread or dank-smelling mildew. But they really deserve more attention… Fungi have fantastic capabilities and can be grown, under certain circumstances, in almost any shape and be totally biodegradable. And, if this weren’t enough, they might have […]