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The Globe and Mail
The Nissan Micra, Canada's cheapest car: How many luxuries can you live without?Car. Hitler commissioned Dr. Porsche to create a low-cost machine to carry the
The Nissan Micra, Canada's cheapest car: How many luxuries can you live without?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Car. Hitler commissioned Dr. Porsche to create a low-cost machine to carry the German masses, giving us the immortal VW Beetle. France gave us the bare-bones Citroen 2CV, a machine of Ghandi-esque simplicity and mechanical humility. The body... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland winery's new building takes shapeproperty by 3 feet before getting started on construction. After framing, the
Loveland winery's new building takes shape
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
property by 3 feet before getting started on construction. After framing, the building will be finished in blue Colorado beetle-killed pine, with the timbers visible on the inside. The structure will have a production room on one end, a tasting... Read more
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Daily Press
VLM celebrates its 50th anniversary with return of dinosaursoutside the museum will spit (but don't worry, it's actually clean hose water).
VLM celebrates its 50th anniversary with return of dinosaurs
Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
outside the museum will spit (but don't worry, it's actually clean hose water). There also will be an enormous bombardier beetle from the museum's popular Bugs exhibit that will shoot water at people — not from the mouth, but from the other... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Music: a great communicator and healerhand at music, who wanted to transcend the everyday. The kids up at Yellowknife
Music: a great communicator and healer
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 hours ago
hand at music, who wanted to transcend the everyday. The kids up at Yellowknife. (Roy drove for seven days in a Volkswagen Beetle with his wife, their cat and Cleo, the St. Bernard, to reach the Northwest Territories, where his work establishing... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jaimie Alexander reveals new beetle tattoo on her hip'Tattoo time!' Newly single Jaimie Alexander reveals new inking of a large beet
Jaimie Alexander reveals new beetle tattoo on her hip
Daily Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
'Tattoo time!' Newly single Jaimie Alexander reveals new inking of a large beetle on her hip She plays a woman covered head-to-toe in mysterious tattoos in her NBC show Blindspot. And Jaimie Alexander certainly has a fondness for the body art in... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Jaimie Alexander Gets a Huge Beetle Tattoo on Her Hip -- See the Pics!Jaimie Alexander just got some sizeable new ink. The 32-year-old Blindspot act
Jaimie Alexander Gets a Huge Beetle Tattoo on Her Hip -- See the Pics!
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 10 hours ago
Jaimie Alexander just got some sizeable new ink. The 32-year-old Blindspot actress recently got a giant tattoo of a beetle on her hip, and showed it off to her Instagram followers. "Tattoo time with the incredible @joshualord #finally," she first... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Emerald ash borer found in Wisconsin Rapidsinsect has been confirmed, joining Adams, Oneida and Portage counties. It has n
Emerald ash borer found in Wisconsin Rapids
WAOW Wausau / Posted 11 hours ago
insect has been confirmed, joining Adams, Oneida and Portage counties. It has now been found in 37 Wisconsin counties. The beetle has killed millions of trees in the United States . Signs of ash trees infected by the insect include thinning or... Read more
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Columbia Star
Tumblebugs at Work | May 6, 2016a fairly fast moving ball of her feces being rolled across the lawn by the hind
Tumblebugs at Work | May 6, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 13 hours ago
a fairly fast moving ball of her feces being rolled across the lawn by the hind legs of a one inch long black dung beetle. How bizarre to watch a beetle walking backwards on its front legs using the back legs to maneuver a rolling “exercise... Read more
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express
12 new convertibles you must drive this summercontroversial ditching of the traditional Porsche six-cylinder boxer engine, in
12 new convertibles you must drive this summer
express / Posted 14 hours ago
controversial ditching of the traditional Porsche six-cylinder boxer engine, in favour of a turbocharged four-cylinder. Too Beetle-sounding for Porsche fans? We’ll soon find out. 4. Rolls-Royce Dawn. The money-no-object choice for a luxury... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Cicadas Are Expected To Emerge For First Time In 17 Yearssurvival of the species. The 17-year cicada is dark in color, similar to the h
Cicadas Are Expected To Emerge For First Time In 17 Years
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 14 hours ago
survival of the species. The 17-year cicada is dark in color, similar to the hue of the far more damaging southern pine beetle, and features beady eyes. As noted by Mr. Petracca, the cicadas are best known for emitting “a loud, deafening whir”... Read more
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New York Post
Oculus Rift is going to destroy families and relationshipsfilm “Sleeper,” which also accurately predicted the resurgence of fatty food an
Oculus Rift is going to destroy families and relationships
New York Post / Posted 19 hours ago
film “Sleeper,” which also accurately predicted the resurgence of fatty food and the surprising endurance of the Volkswagen Beetle), which couples short on time would use for a brisk, machine-made sexual experience. What Woody got wrong (in the... Read more
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Market Watch
Disney reopens Autopia: 6.5 hp never felt so thrillingcars themselves haven’t changed since 2000, when then-sponsor Chevron introduce
Disney reopens Autopia: 6.5 hp never felt so thrilling
Market Watch / Posted 19 hours ago
cars themselves haven’t changed since 2000, when then-sponsor Chevron introduced the current three models: Suzy the cute VW Beetle convertible, Sparky the sports car and Dusty the off-roader (we were always partial to the faux Corvettes from the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What Canadian women want, when it comes to carsall-wheel drive, unique-looking Juke is followed in the top-10 closely by the T
What Canadian women want, when it comes to cars
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
all-wheel drive, unique-looking Juke is followed in the top-10 closely by the Toyota Yaris (76 per cent) and VW Beetle (72 per cent). Next are the Nissan Micra (65 per cent), Lincoln Navigator (65 per cent), Buick Encore, Nissan Versa... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum | May 5, 2016replicas of 5 species: Chinese praying mantis, stick bug, swallowtail butterfly
A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum | May 5, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 23 hours ago
replicas of 5 species: Chinese praying mantis, stick bug, swallowtail butterfly caterpillar, desert locust, and rhinoceros beetle. A 19-foot praying mantis shows its threatening behavior, forcing its prey to freeze to avoid being eaten. A 13-foot... Read more
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The Davison Index
A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum | May 5, 2016replicas of 5 species: Chinese praying mantis, stick bug, swallowtail butterfly
A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum | May 5, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted yesterday
replicas of 5 species: Chinese praying mantis, stick bug, swallowtail butterfly caterpillar, desert locust, and rhinoceros beetle. A 19-foot praying mantis shows its threatening behavior, forcing its prey to freeze to avoid being eaten. A 13-foot... Read more
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The Burton View
A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum | May 5, 2016replicas of 5 species: Chinese praying mantis, stick bug, swallowtail butterfly
A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum | May 5, 2016
The Burton View / Posted yesterday
replicas of 5 species: Chinese praying mantis, stick bug, swallowtail butterfly caterpillar, desert locust, and rhinoceros beetle. A 19-foot praying mantis shows its threatening behavior, forcing its prey to freeze to avoid being eaten. A 13-foot... Read more
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Flint Township View
A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum | May 5, 2016replicas of 5 species: Chinese praying mantis, stick bug, swallowtail butterfly
A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum | May 5, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted yesterday
replicas of 5 species: Chinese praying mantis, stick bug, swallowtail butterfly caterpillar, desert locust, and rhinoceros beetle. A 19-foot praying mantis shows its threatening behavior, forcing its prey to freeze to avoid being eaten. A 13-foot... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Sky’s the limit for Buick Cascada convertibleconvertibles Cascada buyers might consider include the Audi A3, Fiat 500c Abart
Sky’s the limit for Buick Cascada convertible
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
convertibles Cascada buyers might consider include the Audi A3, Fiat 500c Abarth, Mini John Cooper Works and Volkswagen Beetle and Eos. Cascada prices start at $33,065. A 1.6L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, front-wheel drive and six-speed... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Sulphur District Ranger Craig Magwire retiresof the Western slope didn’t quite work out that way. Magwire’s tenure in Grand
Sulphur District Ranger Craig Magwire retires
SkyHi Daily News / Posted yesterday
of the Western slope didn’t quite work out that way. Magwire’s tenure in Grand County was marked by the mountain pine beetle epidemic; the acquisition and expansion of Winter Park Ski Area by Intrawest; and negotiations with Denver Water... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kindaof our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kinda
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
of our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of the late-night host, think of this diving beetle from Venezuela. Why Colbert? Entomologist Quentin Wheeler of the International Institute for Species Exploration said... Read more
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News 8000
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kindaof our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kinda
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
of our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of the late-night host, think of this diving beetle from Venezuela. Why Colbert? Entomologist Quentin Wheeler of the International Institute for Species Exploration said... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kindaof our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kinda
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
of our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of the late-night host, think of this diving beetle from Venezuela. Why Colbert? Entomologist Quentin Wheeler of the International Institute for Species Exploration said... Read more
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The Advocate
Know that gender!true: “Good bugs and bad bugs. “Bed bugs and red bugs. “Love bugs and lady b
Know that gender!
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
true: “Good bugs and bad bugs. “Bed bugs and red bugs. “Love bugs and lady bugs. “June bugs and lightning bugs. “VW Beetle bugs and flu bugs. “Computer bugs and phone bugs. “Now we have a new brewery called ‘Mudbug Brewery.’ “Hopefully... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kindaof our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kinda
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
of our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of the late-night host, think of this diving beetle from Venezuela. Why Colbert? Entomologist Quentin Wheeler of the International Institute for Species Exploration said... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Fascinating Stories of Organisms Named After Celebritiesof our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of
Fascinating Stories of Organisms Named After Celebrities
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
of our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of the late-night host, think of this diving beetle from Venezuela. Why Colbert? Entomologist Quentin Wheeler of the International Institute for Species Exploration said... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kindaof our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of
Is there a plant named after James Bond? Kinda
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
of our favorites: Stephen Colbert: Agaporomorphus colberti When you think of the late-night host, think of this diving beetle from Venezuela. Why Colbert? Entomologist Quentin Wheeler of the International Institute for Species Exploration said... Read more
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PhysOrg
New evidence connects dung beetle evolution to dinosaursDr. Nicole Gunter, invertebrate zoology collections manager at The Cleveland Mu
New evidence connects dung beetle evolution to dinosaurs
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Dr. Nicole Gunter, invertebrate zoology collections manager at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, is with dung beetle specimens in the collection. Credit: Laura Dempsey/Cleveland Museum of Natural History Cleveland... Researchers have found an... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Benham Trail in Williams has cool mountain viewsswarms of brilliant red-orange ladybugs that congregate on shrubs and stony out
Benham Trail in Williams has cool mountain views
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
swarms of brilliant red-orange ladybugs that congregate on shrubs and stony outcroppings. The best time to see the annual beetle convergence is late spring through summer. The snow-capped top of Humphreys Peak in Flagstaff can be seen from the... Read more
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Weekly Times
The April no one wantedmonitored. These include: PASTURE pests: All the regulars (lucerne flea, cockc
The April no one wanted
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
monitored. These include: PASTURE pests: All the regulars (lucerne flea, cockchafers etc) have appeared, plus black beetle which has not been a major issue in Gippsland, ­except in the drier areas. If you have had adequate rain for... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
New Mexico lawmaker to talk about his around-the-world tripflight. Pearce, who is back in the U.S., has nearly completed a worldwide expe
New Mexico lawmaker to talk about his around-the-world trip
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted yesterday
flight. Pearce, who is back in the U.S., has nearly completed a worldwide expedition in a plane the size of a Volkswagen Beetle. The trip is mean to honor U.S. veterans killed in foreign wars. The flight, which began March 27 from Nevada,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
New Mexico lawmaker to talk about his around-the-world tripflight. Pearce, who is back in the U.S., has nearly completed a worldwide expe
New Mexico lawmaker to talk about his around-the-world trip
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
flight. Pearce, who is back in the U.S., has nearly completed a worldwide expedition in a plane the size of a Volkswagen Beetle. The trip is mean to honor U.S. veterans killed in foreign wars. The flight, which began March 27 from Nevada,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
New Mexico lawmaker to talk about his around-the-world tripflight. Pearce, who is back in the U.S., has nearly completed a worldwide expe
New Mexico lawmaker to talk about his around-the-world trip
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
flight. Pearce, who is back in the U.S., has nearly completed a worldwide expedition in a plane the size of a Volkswagen Beetle. The trip is mean to honor U.S. veterans killed in foreign wars. The flight, which began March 27 from Nevada,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pine beetles not responsible for wildfires, research showsnumber of catastrophic wildfires could erupt because more than 18 million hecta
Pine beetles not responsible for wildfires, research shows
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
number of catastrophic wildfires could erupt because more than 18 million hectares of forest have been killed by a pine-beetle epidemic over the past two decades. But new research shows that beetle infestations affecting millions of hectares in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tree deaths rise steeply in Sierra; drought and insects to blamerate and a lot of that had to do with the big patch of dead trees there,” Berla
Tree deaths rise steeply in Sierra; drought and insects to blame
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
rate and a lot of that had to do with the big patch of dead trees there,” Berlant said. Drought and the spread of the bark beetle are spiking tree deaths. The beetles are the size of a rice kernel and can tunnel under bark to cut off a tree’s water... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
29 million trees dead from bark beetle infestation pose fire risk in CaliforniaA determined beetle the size of a rice grain is drilling into California's tree
29 million trees dead from bark beetle infestation pose fire risk in California
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
A determined beetle the size of a rice grain is drilling into California's trees, turning the lush forest blanketing the Golden State into a sea of dead wood that's highly flammable. The most recent data from 2015 estimates bark beetles have killed... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld to auction off 16 rare Porsches worth an estimated $32 millionis auctioning off 16 different Porsches from his personal collection, as well a
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld to auction off 16 rare Porsches worth an estimated $32 million
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
is auctioning off 16 different Porsches from his personal collection, as well as two Volkswagens: a 1964 Camper and a 1960 Beetle. Seinfeld said in a statement that he’s always loved cars and that he’s never thought of himself as a collector, but... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Threat of fire ignites concern in Tahoe basinor neglected campfire or lightning. The other concern is just as devastating.
Threat of fire ignites concern in Tahoe basin
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
or neglected campfire or lightning. The other concern is just as devastating. The trees are getting eaten alive by bark beetles. Clumps of trees in groves all around the lake are dead, have snapped limbs and in many cases fallen to the ground.... Read more
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Rappler
Southern Leyte candidates promise agriculture, fisheries reformsvice-governor Sheffered Tan (UNA), who is running for governor, said that while
Southern Leyte candidates promise agriculture, fisheries reforms
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
vice-governor Sheffered Tan (UNA), who is running for governor, said that while Southern Leyte has overcome the brontispa beetle epidemic, the province has yet to find solutions for the bunchy top virus affecting the abaca industry. On fisheries,... Read more
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examiner.com
First Look: 'Kubo and the Two Strings' (official trailer)to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey
First Look: 'Kubo and the Two Strings' (official trailer)
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey), and sets out on a thrilling quest to save his family and solve the mystery... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Warmer weather brings an increase in pest infestation problemshome for insects and other pests at homes in the metro. Tyler Gosnell is a pest
Warmer weather brings an increase in pest infestation problems
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
home for insects and other pests at homes in the metro. Tyler Gosnell is a pest control specialist, a "bug guy" at Blue Beetle Pest Control in Kansas City, who said his company's phones are ringing at twice the pace they would be in early may... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Milford woman ID as train victimFriday’s fatal accident a Milford businessman told Hearst Connecticut Media he
Milford woman ID as train victim
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
Friday’s fatal accident a Milford businessman told Hearst Connecticut Media he observed the woman get out of a Volkswagen Beetle on Buckingham Avenue. He said she looked both ways and then ran onto the track in front of the oncoming Boston-bound... Read more
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Business Insider
Fender’s new audio system makes the VW Beetle a rock 'n' roll paradiseany Volkswagens over this period of time, but last week the carmaker let us bor
Fender’s new audio system makes the VW Beetle a rock 'n' roll paradise
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
any Volkswagens over this period of time, but last week the carmaker let us borrow a special trim of its now famous new Beetle — the 2016 Beetle Dune. The car is meant to evoke a dune buggy from the 1960s or '70s. We'll review the car a bit... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Milford woman ID as train victimFriday’s fatal accident a Milford businessman told Hearst Connecticut Media he
Milford woman ID as train victim
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
Friday’s fatal accident a Milford businessman told Hearst Connecticut Media he observed the woman get out of a Volkswagen Beetle on Buckingham Avenue. He said she looked both ways and then ran onto the track in front of the oncoming Boston-bound... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Milford woman ID as train victimFriday’s fatal accident a Milford businessman told Hearst Connecticut Media he
Milford woman ID as train victim
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
Friday’s fatal accident a Milford businessman told Hearst Connecticut Media he observed the woman get out of a Volkswagen Beetle on Buckingham Avenue. He said she looked both ways and then ran onto the track in front of the oncoming Boston-bound... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
The beetle hunter: KU entomologist on quest to identify insects of Perutweezers. It’s nondescript sludge no more. One by one, entire insects emerge b
The beetle hunter: KU entomologist on quest to identify insects of Peru
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
tweezers. It’s nondescript sludge no more. One by one, entire insects emerge between the tips of her tweezers. A longhorn beetle, a tiny wasp, a bigger wasp, an ant, another beetle — a “really pretty” one with stripes resembling a bumblebee on its... Read more
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CBS Denver
'Be A Smart Ash' Campaign Designed To Protect TreesEmerald Ash Borer has been an epidemic in the Midwest with tens of thousands of
'Be A Smart Ash' Campaign Designed To Protect Trees
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
Emerald Ash Borer has been an epidemic in the Midwest with tens of thousands of trees wiped out from the invasive beetle. An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle (credit: Colorado State Forest Service) The EAB is a non-native, wood boring beetle... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
"Wildfire Awareness Week" Declared in Californiarain we received this winter and spring has been great, but with over 29 millio
"Wildfire Awareness Week" Declared in California
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 days ago
rain we received this winter and spring has been great, but with over 29 million dead trees due to the drought and bark beetle, our fire conditions still remain elevated," said Chief Ken Pimlott, CAL FIRE director. "While our firefighters are... Read more
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The Advocate
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser's first 100 days not exactly filled with success; more like 'idiocy'after the extracurricular exertions required to make a total jackass of himself
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser's first 100 days not exactly filled with success; more like 'idiocy'
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
after the extracurricular exertions required to make a total jackass of himself, he found sufficient time and energy to beetle all over the state and country doing his actual job. So, at least, his news release claims. But it is as a sucker... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ocoee Police search for attempted kidnapping suspecteast on Silver Star Road from Lake Johio Road," the flier said. The child said
Ocoee Police search for attempted kidnapping suspect
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
east on Silver Star Road from Lake Johio Road," the flier said. The child said the stranger's car looked like a Volkswagen Beetle. The car had 4 doors, unmatched rims, a broken left headlight cover and a rusted grill, the boy said. He also... Read more
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The Huffington Post
These Awe-Inspiring Photos Show Just How Beautiful Insects Can BeThe mundane beetle is incredibly magnificent up close. "We are surrounded by t
These Awe-Inspiring Photos Show Just How Beautiful Insects Can Be
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
The mundane beetle is incredibly magnificent up close. "We are surrounded by these creatures every day, yet we cannot normally see them, so one of the aims of 'Microsculpture' is to make it more accessible and palatable for us to view these stunning... Read more
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