I’ve got a new butterfly caterpillar in the garden. I’m used to having seen Gulf Fritillaries and their cousins that are a darker shade. This time out, this guy really caught my eye! A bit of sleuthing around and it appears to be a Black Swallowtail. I’ve got the pics sent in to http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/ for [...]
Rasmussen reports what we already know: people are going to garden this spring.
Fifty-nine percent (59%) also plan to garden this spring, while 37% won’t.
Proponents of contemporary agribusiness style farming claim that the only way to feed the world is to grow more food efficiently in the arable land using the techniques that they know how to use, ie. synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, et al. These techniques have largely served to explode the human population this past century. Coincidentally, [...]
Even our friends to the north have some store-bought chicken which has super powers. What super power is this you might ask? Perhaps these chickens can grow to 50 feet tall and rampage across the cityscape like Godzilla. Perhaps they can shapechange into any shape and mimic another creature. Perhaps they have super strength and [...]
The problem is, you don’t even get to ask the question. Odds are in favor of you getting it in your store-bought chicken without you even knowing or asking about it. Grist reports:
Indeed, industry influence over the food-related regulatory institutions seems pretty widespread, as I tried to show in the aspartame post. On Tuesday, [...]