Saturday, September 26, 2009
Friday, September 25, 2009
Thursday, September 24, 2009
The Hercules beetle (Dynastes ) is a species of rhinoceros beetle that lives in
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
These visually striking eggs are produced by hard-boiling an egg, cracking the shell, and then steeping the egg in a flavored tea or broth. The batik-like marbling effect is more prominent when teas with high levels of tannin are used; the duration of the second boiling will influence both the color of the marbling and the degree to which the tea or broth flavor penetrates the egg.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Native to Kenya, the rock agama (Agama mwanzae) is unable to throw webs, but can change colour – the brightly coloured males will change brown at night or if frightened. They can also run on their hind legs, and – like Spidey – can scale vertical walls. They are high maintenance animals, in need of special diets and strict temperature settings.