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  1. The secret of the Monarch butterfly's astonishing migration...Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Daily Mail

    Pictured: First Ebola patient diagnosed on American soil. Texas governor Rick Perry reveals schoolchildren from FOUR different schools have been exposed and 18 Americans could be infected U.S. airlines scramble after HUNDREDS of passengers U.S. Ebola patient had contact with on the THREE legs of his journey from Liberia to Dallas Ebola victim told ER nurse he had been in African outbreak zone - but was sent home with antibiotics for a 'low grade virus' TWO days before he was finally quarantined Secret Service chief RESIGNS after knife- wielding intruder breached the White House and armed man got into President's elevator over just three days Manhattan mother whose children were 'butchered by their nanny' endures fresh anguish as she faces lookalike sister of alleged killer every day on the school run 'Jesus NEVER existed': Writer finds no mention of Christ in 126 historical texts and ... (more)

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  2. Companionable CornfusionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Switched

    I'm not sure what possessed me, but when a friend and I created an agenda for my visit to her home in Connecticut, I passed up regional theater in favor of negotiating a corn maze. It seemed like an interesting idea at the time.

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  3. Study: Monarch Migration Dates Back Millions of YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Voice of America

    Scientists have discovered the gene responsible for the monarch's bright orange color, a warning sign to predators. The population of migrating monarchs that reach Mexico each year has dropped dramatically in recent years because of habitat loss, decline in food source and changes in climate.

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  4. Travelers return to insect-infested vehicles at airportRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WSOCTV

    Anchor Scott Wickersham spoke to a woman who said thousands of ants were crawling through her car when she got back from a trip. Several more people said they returned to ant-infested cars after leaving them parked at the airport.

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  5. Watch a fruit bat fly and a hummingbird hover: The hypnotic...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Pictured: First Ebola patient diagnosed on American soil. Texas governor Rick Perry reveals schoolchildren from FOUR different schools have been exposed and 18 Americans could be infected Watch a fruit bat fly and a hummingbird hover: Hypnotic animations reveal exactly how different animals take to the skies If you've ever wondered exactly how a hummingbird hovers or how a goose keeps airborne, these amazing images should explain it.

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  6. Tom Tingle's favorite photosRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Arizona Republic

    Nathan Beckles, 9, a third-grader at Vistancia Elementary School in Peoria, laughs as a lady bug crawls near his nose at the school. Students released thousands of the aphid-eating bugs to help control plant-damaging insect populations.

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  7. Study Provides Key to Identifying Spiders in CargoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... international cargo between 1926 to June 2014, which they describe in an ad hoc study in the Journal of Medical Entomology . The authors hope that their paper will fill a knowledge gap and facilitate the proper identification of cargo-borne spiders ...

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  8. Fighting mosquito fighters for a fiesty troutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Welcome to Week CXXIV of 'Fishing Parkland Shorelines'. Like most of us I am a novice fisherman, loving to fish, but far from an expert.

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  9. How to keep stink bugs out of your houseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ohio.com

    In autumn, the shield-shaped insects enter our homes through little cracks and crevices, looking for shelter from the cold. You may not have seen any yet, but once the first frost hits, you probably will.

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  10. Students visit outdoor classroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The record Online

    Northern Neck Master Gardeners recently welcomed teachers and students for a guided tour of the ABC Garden at Lancaster Primary School.

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  11. Bumblebees become buzz bombs to kill aphidsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    If there's a sudden jump in the number of dumpster divers in the next few months, blame Vancouver documentary makers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer. For six months, they lived off discarded food to highlight the fact that nearly half of all food produced in North America ends up in landfills or compost.

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  12. RPT-Monsanto launches Mexico center for developing improved corn seedsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Global seed technology giant Monsanto said on Monday it has launched a global center in Mexico for developing conventional hybrid strains of corn, part of the company's push to boost output of the planet's most widely produced grain. The center, based in Tlajomulco de Zuniga on the southern fringe of the western city of Guadalajara, will be used to centralize development of Monsanto's corn seed research, mainly for the U.S. market, the company said.

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  13. Cassia bicapsularis for Fall and Winter ColorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bay Area Observer

    Information provided by The Backyard Garden online. Cassia bicapsularis or Senna bicapsularis is known by many other common names including Cassia, Golden Showers, Butterfly Bush, Winter Cassia and Christmas Senna.

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  14. Minnesota butterfly quest takes flight in new science filmRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Photos of the monarch butterflies' long-sought winter sanctuary electrified the world in 1975. A Minnesota teen played a role, shown in a new movie playing at the Science Museum of Minnesota's Omnitheater.

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  15. It's BEE-hind you! Giant bee invades TV set... weather girl freaks out, runs for her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Metro

    Jennifer Kethmar, a weather presenter for Fox 59 WXIN-TV, was joking about the increased number of bees in the area moments before one of the insects swooped in for its TV close-up. But rather than maintain her composure, Ms Kethmar made a bee-line for the exit as the insect hovered in the centre of the screen for a few seconds.

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  16. Here's How Ant-Man Could Beat The Hell Out Of The HulkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    Size matters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Which is why a key co-star in Peyton Reed's upcoming Ant-Man isn't afraid to pit tiny Scott Lang against furious Dr. Bruce Banner .

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  17. Excruciating Mosquito-Borne Virus Spreads in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    A mosquito-borne virus that can cause debilitating joint pain lasting for years has spread to the continental U.S. after infecting , an African name meaning "to become contorted." While the illness, first identified in Tanzania in 1952, has long bedeviled Africa and Asia, the only recorded cases in the U.S. before July involved patients who contracted the virus abroad.

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  18. Take a Family HikeFall is a great time to explore parks and trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Atlanta Parent

    Taking the time to plan your family's next outdoor adventure can mean the difference between an okay experience and a great one. Follow these steps: Choose a trail that matches your family's hiking skill and experience.

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  19. Food safety steps for Eid Al Adha in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Veterinary doctors are inspecting livestock to ensure that the meat is fit for human consumption while companies are importing larger quantities of livestock to meet the increased demand during Eid Al Adha. Photo - O K Mohammed Ali/Times of Oman Muscat: Several employees of Muscat Municipality have been placed on emergency duty to handle contingencies during Eid Al Adha, which begins on October 3, as the civic body tightens public health and safety checks ahead of the festival.

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  20. Gene plays key role in monarch butterfly's 3,000-mile migrationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Monarch butterflies fly at the El Rosario butterfly sanctuary on a mountain in the Mexican state of Michoacan November 27, 2013. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido The 3,000-mile mass migration of monarch butterflies in North America is one of the insect world's fantastic feats, with millions embarking on the arduous journey from as far north as Canada down into Mexico and the California coast each autumn.

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