Yes, you can believe your eyes, there are 700 stray animals that make a home here in Costa Rica. This animal paradise, better known as Territorio de Zaguates or Land of the Strays, is on top of a beautiful mountain, located only about an hour away from San Jose, the capital city of Costa Rica.
There are killers in our food supply and we allow it to be so. The pesticides that are in our fruits and vegetables are killing us, just like they kill insects. The amount that is in our fresh food is frightening.
In Panama, where the sky is blue and balmy and the water is turquoise and calm, we fantasize of paradise. But beneath the surface lies another picture altogether. Turbid waters stirred up by thousands of creeping crabs. The seafloor is covered with millions of them. As they march toward their destinations, the crabs stir up a fine dust of silt, swarming like ants or arachnids. Since the crab is a member of the arachnid family, maybe we should not be so quick to think this out of the ordinary.
If you’re like most of us, you’ve always envisioned the Tree of Life as a tree right? Well, now we can look at it as bacteria that create the trees. Scientists have found that all basis of life is made up of the bacteria and archaea or cells and eukaryotes.
It is no longer called the mother-in-law’s room or the guest house, now it is called the “granny pod.” These tiny homes are put in the backyard so an aging parent or loved one does not have to live in a nursing home.