Archaeology 2016: The Year of Strange Finds Continues

There have been years and then there have been years, but when it comes to finding amazing, odd, and even unexplainable discoveries

Earth’s Demise: Fire Versus Ice

  Earth’s Demise: Fire Versus Ice ~ Samantha Lewis   Although many believe that “Ice Age” was just a cute movie series, it now seems that yet another scare has to be put into the American people regarding the Ice Ages we have had, and the fact that the sun will, supposedly, head to bed […]

The ‘Summer of the Shark’ May Lead Discovery to New Heights

      The ‘Summer of the Shark’ May Lead Discovery to New Heights ~ Samantha Lewis   “Shark Week 2015” began yesterday on the Discovery Channel. This is the 28th year for this most talked about and most watched television event on TV. (Super Bowl not included). The week includes JAW-SOME events that watchers […]

Are Scientists Crossing the DNA Line?

Are Scientists Crossing the DNA Line? ~ Amy Lignor   Perhaps it’s because of the ‘thoughts’ behind things like ‘Jurassic World’ or the new TV show called, ‘Humans’ – but the idea that DNA will be collected and ‘stored’ for every being on the planet actually sounds dangerous. Of course…we’re not talking about bringing back […]

The "Spielberg Effect" on Science

The “Spielberg Effect” on Science by Amy Lignor   Three days ago (University of Alberta: source) announced a discovery that seems almost odd considering what was just released in the movie theaters three days ago. Yet…it’s absolutely true. A fossil footprint site has been documented, found in central China. This site actually contains tracks made by […]

Science vs. Fiction: You Mean It’s NOT Real?

Science vs. Fiction: You Mean It’s NOT Real? by Amy Lignor   Three days ago (University of Alberta: source) announced a discovery that seems almost odd considering what was just released in the movie theaters three days ago. Yet…it’s absolutely true. A fossil footprint site has been documented, found in central China. This site actually contains […]

Trail of Highways; What is a Leucistic Screech Owl?

  Trail of Highways™; What is a Leucistic Screech Owl? Presentation is at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, “Raptor Fest 2015” Meaning of Leucism /ˈljuːsɪzəm/ is a condition in which there is partial loss of pigmentation in an animal resulting in white, pale, or patchy coloration of the skin, hair, feathers, scales or cuticle, but not […]

What is a Leuistic Screech Owl?

  What is a Leucistic Screech Owl? Presentation is at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, “Raptor Fest 2015” Meaning of Leucism /ˈljuːsɪzəm/ is a condition in which there is partial loss of pigmentation in an animal resulting in white, pale, or patchy coloration of the skin, hair, feathers, scales or cuticle, but not the eyes. Unlike […]

2014 Winter Pine Marten Monitoring

    Note:  Each year we receive more applications than we have open positions. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning November 11th and continue until the project is filled. The project: ASC is looking for a crew of adventurous volunteers to help us on our annual winter Pacific marten monitoring project in […]

U.S. Eye Care Overview & the Benefits of Fundus Photo

It has been true throughout history that technological advances bring both good and bad points along with them. With the advent of the computer, the world literally changed – with almost everything being done now on the World Wide Web. Many businesses fail or succeed based on their performance in that arena. And, sadly, the […]