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Ask a Terrier: What’s Bugging Budleigh?

March 29, 2019
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Budleigh the Terrier offers professional advice from a licensed dog. Dear Budleigh, In a recent column you mentioned eating spiders, which got me thinking, “Ewwww!” It also got me thinking about recent video of a…

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Wow! That Smarts!

February 22, 2019
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Dogs are stupider than we thought, although probably they’d argue the point if they had a clue. OK, maybe not stupider. Maybe even smart, but certainly not exceptional, according to a new study of the…

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When in Doubt, Blame Science

December 12, 2018
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When in Doubt, Blame Science

    Life is hard. When we do something wrong, we all fall back on excuses and blame others. “The dog ate my homework.” “My mother won’t let me go to the party.” “The Devil…

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Ask a Terrier: Cloning Has Budleigh Seeing Double

March 30, 2018
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Dear Budleigh, So Barbra Streisand cloned her dog? Seriously? They can do that? Does it cost a lot? How much lightning is involved? Is the clone exactly like the original dog or more of a…

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Starman and the Space Roadster, Or: Musk to Mars!

February 12, 2018
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When I was supposed to be sleeping the other day I woke up with a stomach ache (long story), and went downstairs for some soda crackers and 7 Up. (They’re called soda crackers, so you…

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Eclipse: It’s Not Just a Twilight Novel

August 17, 2017
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By now most people have probably figured out that an eclipse is coming this Monday, as it tends to do here in America every so often. Still, I’m not sure everyone’s completely clear on all…

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What do humans taste like & other questions you probably never thought to ask

May 10, 2017
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Those darn scientists—they’re always delving into matters we mere mortals never thought to ask about (at least out loud), busting myths, and providing interesting blog fodder in the process. Well, at least I think it’s…

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It’s a Trappist! … In Twelve Parsecs

February 24, 2017
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The headline stopped me cold: “Seven Objects Found Circling Dwarf”. My first thought, as you might imagine, was: “Wait–I thought ‘dwarf’ was now an insulting, politically incorrect term, like ‘midget’, or ‘calm political discussion’. Sure,…

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Thirsty Dave recently got into the branch of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology, and business of growing plants.

I sure hope you reap what you sow, Thirsty Dave… Bill Y "The Legendary Legend" LeddenI can't say I'm brilliant until I get this duct tape off my mouth!More Posts - Twitter

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I, Neanderthal

July 23, 2016
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According to the latest scientific findings, almost everyone outside of Sub-Saharan Africa has some Neanderthal in their DNA. I sent my DNA to The National Geographic’s Genographic Project, and, according to my results, I am…

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