Nov 19, 2012
The Orange County Register
Pilgrims first found home in Holland
But, for the people that were to later sail the Mayflower in 1620, Leiden was home.
Snail sheds foot to stay ahead of snake predators
One snail has its own way to save its backside: grow another one. The Satsuma caliginosa snail, which lives on the islands of Ishigaki and Iriomote off Japan, can shed part of its foot in an effort to escape predatory snakes.
San Clemente bike, pedestrian plan may go Dutch
In trying to be more bicycle- and walker-friendly, the city could look to the bike-heavy Netherlands for inspiration.