Wilmington, Delaware

Well, this was a very interesting afternoon, most assuredly so.  A friend invited to me to Wilmington, Delaware.  “Wilmington?!”—I thought.  Actually, this be the one nearby city I have been… avoiding?… skipping?… never-making-to-for-no-reason?… You know, you live right next to a big city, which considers itself your “suburb” and you never visit.  Every time I … Continue to full post

Building a nest

Oh, the lengths we go to, trying to build a nest. Published in Nature, this open-access article talks about large circular structures pufferfish build, just to attract the opposite sex. …male pufferfishes (Torquigener sp., Tetraodontidae) constructed large geometric circular structures on the seabed that played an important role in female mate choice. Males dug valleys … Continue to full post