When it comes to killer diseases, you will be hard-pressed to find anything more lethal than rabies. Tens of thousands of people contract the disease each year. Once the symptoms begin to […]
Librarians have long fought against three primary antagonists: people who talk too loudly, those who not return their books on time, and book-eating bugs. Stern words and fines can take care of […]
William Buckland (1784-1856) was the first man to write a full account of a fossil (the Megalosaurus). His love of animals and food blended together into some rather interesting eccentricities.
Austin, Texas is home to the largest population of Mexican free-tailed bats. They reside beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge — 1.5 million of them! Tweets by commonplacefact