Beware streetlights: A new study finds that well-lit areas of cities and towns are more likely to be home to predators and scavengers.Luckily for humans, these predators and scavengers are of the invertebrate variety, including predator beetles and other insects. The study is the first to find that light pollution is changing ecosystems as a whole, not just individual organism behavior."Despite artificial lighting being commonplace for many decades now, we really haven't got to grips with how it may be affecting the environment," said study researcher Thomas Davies, a community ecologist at the University of Exeter in the U.K.Researchers have previously found that light pollution can attract some invertebrates, making them more vulnerable to predators, Davies said. Light pollution can also mess with certain insects' daily routines. Fireflies, for example, have trouble finding mates when it's too bright.Davies and his colleagues wanted to take a broad look at the tiny ecosystems living … [Read more...] about Streetlights Lure Beasts of the Tiny Kind
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Greetings my garrulous gobstoppers? (I am running out of alliterative words). Sorry for the lack of last week’s mail. I ran into a bit of trouble – namely a nest of camel-spiders, which are of course giant, sentient spiders that have somehow gotten ahold of camels, and now ride them across the post-apocalyptic wasteland. Just a note for you guys: Somehow the camels are poisonous too. Now onto the mail! Business Time Kathy D.: Dear Postman, What kind of business does Wayne Enterprises do? It always seems to be treated in a very hand wavy way - like “Oh and then Bruce wears a suit and leaves to do business”. But like, what KIND of business? Do they make stuff for the military (it’s been a while since I’ve seen the Nolan movies, but I think that was implied)? Batman is committed to using non deadly methods, so it seems odd to me that he would go down that avenue professionally. But if not that, then what do they need that big R&D department … [Read more...] about What Business Is Wayne Enterprises Actually In?
The 2019 Emmys were certainly one for the books, with "Game of Thrones" going out with a bang. Interested in Emmy Awards? Add Emmy Awards as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Emmy Awards news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Emmy Awards Add Interest The HBO series won 12 awards, more than any other, including one of the biggest of the night: best drama series. Peter Dinklage also won best supporting actor for his role as Tyrion Lannister. Behind "Game of Thrones" was "Chernobyl," with 10 Emmys, and then Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," with eight. Phoebe Waller-Bridge had a huge night, winning multiple awards for her work on "Fleabag," which took home six honors, including best comedy series. Most notably, Waller-Bridge upset "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus for best actress in a comedy series. "Veep," which also ended this year, was shut out. (MORE: 2019 Emmy nominations list: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' lead) Meanwhile, "Pose" star Billy … [Read more...] about Emmys 2019 winners: ‘Fleabag,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ shine with multiple wins
Outstanding Drama Series WINNER: Game of ThronesBetter Call SaulBodyguardKilling EveOzarkPoseSuccessionThis Is Us Outstanding Comedy Series WINNER: FleabagBarryThe Good PlaceThe Marvelous Mrs. MaiselRussian DollSchitt’s CreekVeep DRAMA Lead Actress in a Drama Series WINNER: Jodie Comer, Killing EveEmilia Clarke, Game of ThronesViola Davis, How to Get Away With MurderLaura Linney, OzarkMandy Moore, This Is UsSandra Oh, Killing EveRobin Wright, House of Cards Directing for a Drama Series WINNER: Ozark, “Reparations,” Jason BatemanGame of Thrones, “The Iron Throne,” David Benioff and D.B. WeissGame of Thrones, “The Last of the Starks,” David NutterGame of Thrones, “The Long Night” Miguel SapochnikThe Handmaid’s Tale, “Holly,” Daina ReidKilling Eve, “Desperate Times,” Lisa BrühlmannSuccession, “Celebration,” Adam McKay Lead Actor in a Drama Series WINNER: Billy … [Read more...] about Here Are The Winners At The 2019 Emmys