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  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Invasive Lizards Immune to Cold Threatening Florida Alligator and Turtle Populations

    Meet the newest threat to Florida's face. The Argentine Black and White Tegu Lizard -- native to Argentina and parts of South America -- was found in Florida first back in the early 2000s. Thanks to an ability to withstand cold and reproduce rapidly, the lizards aren't going away -- the Florida Fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013 Ranks Funky Buddha Among World's Top Breweries, an online beer forum and rating system, has ranked Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery number 34 on the list of Best Brewers in the World for 2013. The brewpub is the only South Florida brewery to make the list. Go, Funky Buddha!

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Planck Neuroscience Discovery Day: Blinded by Science

    It's a pleasant Saturday afternoon at the Max Planck Florida Institute by the FAU campus in Jupiter. There are food trucks in the parking lot and a jazz band on the stage by the main entrance to the laboratories. Who knew neuroscience could be so hip? Then again, considering the amount of taxpa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Scientists Insist That Polish Guy Didn't Actually Find the G Spot

    On Wednesday, reporter New Times Chris Sweeney brought you an interview with St. Petersburg medical researcher Adam Ostrzenski, who says he may have discovered the fabled G spot in a dead 83-year-old.The peer-reviewed paper Ostrzenski wrote about it got a lot of attention in the interblags ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Zombie Honeybees Found in California

    ​It may sound like some truly bad straight-to-DVD movie, but Scientific American is reporting the discovery of zombie honeybees in Northern California, which may provide a clue in the search behind colony collapse disorder.A research article recently published in Plos One, a peer-reviewed science ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2011

    What's In Your Hot Dog?

    He has the meat sweats.​Stop for a second. It's the Fourth of July and like any good American you're about to shove a foot-long stick of meat into your face. But do you know what's actually in your hot dog?According to, Americans purchase 350 million pounds of hot dogs a year. And that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Vegalicious Recipe Scholarship Contest: Deadline Friday

    ​In junior high, my best friend accompanied me to a science fair where one student's experiment surrounded around what happens when you put a mouse and a snake in the same small glass case. I'll spare you the slow motion National Geographic details and just tell you that the snake eventu ... More >>

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    FAIR-y Tales

    Russell Pearce and other illegal-immigration populists rely on misleading, right-wing reports to scapegoat immigrants and terrify penny-pinched Americans.

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    The God Fossil

    Most Americans who accept evolution think God created it. These scientists think they can prove the opposite.