The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a secure backup facility for the world’s crop diversity on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen in the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago or island group. The Seed Vault provides long-term storage of duplicates of seeds conserved in gene banks around the world.
LiDAR is fundamentally a distance technology. From an airplane, drone, or helicopter, LiDAR systems send light to the ground. This pulse hits the ground and returns to the sensor. Then, it measures how long it takes for the light to return to the sensor.
Jumping spiders have over 6,200 described species making up 13% of all spiders. They have the best vision of all spiders having four pairs of eyes, with the anterior median pair (pertaining to or toward the head or forward end of the body) being particularly large.
Lizards during the spawn are deadly. Bass hate these little creatures. It will be executed if a lizard even thinks about getting near a bed. The reason for the violence is pretty simple. Various lizards are well-known bass bed robbers. They will ransack the nest and kill hundreds, possibly thousands, of bass eggs before the guardian even has a chance to react.
What makes one type of spinnerbait more effective than another?
The spinnerbait creates the look and feel of one or more fleeing baitfish, a real strike trigger for bass whether they’re in a feeding mode or not. The safety-pin style lure features one or more blades on the top arm and a baitfish-looking head and skirt on the lower part. It’s the blades that do the lion’s share of the work. The blades spin on the retrieve, sending out bright flashes of light, like those produced by a swimming baitfish, as well as vibrations that bass feel with their lateral lines.
1954 – Abu Garcia® unveils the Ambassadeur® 5000 at the New York World’s Fair
In 1921, by the river of Mörrum in Svängsta, Sweden, Carl August Borgström founded AB Urfabriken. The company manufactured pocket watches, telephone timers, and taxi meters. During WWII his son began to focus on fishing reels and introduced the ABU Record®.
A sign of spring but not welcomed in many places. There is a county in Kentucky that offers a free alternative tree for every Bradford Pear you cut down in your yard. But why? I wanted to find out the problem, besides the fact that the flowers stink like rotting fish.
If you are a collector of any kind of paper items, magazines, newspapers, clippings, books, etc, you have a hatred for these little bugs, silverfish. This Lepisma saccharinum is a small primitive wingless insect. They are hated due to their consumption and destruction of property.
Mud daubers, commonly known in the south as dirt daubers, are fascinating insects.
Have you seen these weird-looking mud tunnel nests? They belong to the dirt dauber (also known as the mud wasp or mud dauber) belonging to the family Sphecidae or Crabronidae. These different families vary in appearance but most are long, slender wasps about 1 inch in length.
Swai (pronounced s-WHY) is from Southeast Asia and bears the scientific name Pangasianodon hypophthalmus. It is a white-flesh fish, with a flaky texture that makes it ideal for broiling, grilling, or frying.