Nature Pictures Of The Week: Turquoise Cicada and Pink Anemone

Nature Pictures Of The Week: Turquoise Cicada and Pink Anemone
These two pictures are my favorite nature images of the week: one features a turquoise cicada and the other a pink anemone.  The first one is actually called the Turquoise Cicada, I have no idea what the second one is called, but I know that it is an anemone, and that it is pink.  If... Read more »

Glaucus Atlanticus Sea Slug: Animal Of The Week

Glaucus Atlanticus Sea Slug: Animal Of The Week
The Glaucus Atlanticus Sea Slug is even cooler than that mini dragon we saw a couple of weeks ago!  We know that Pokemon do not exist, but this little creature is probably the closest we’ll ever get to having tiny creatures that look so exotic.  Since I’m sure you’ve probably already seen tons of pictures... Read more »

5 Of Nature's Most Frightening Caterpillars

These five caterpillars are probably the scariest ones out there – some caterpillars you’d love to pick up and have crawl around in your hand, but not these guys.  All of them are poisonous, so watch out!  Hopefully, they will scare you away with their frightening appearances before you get close enough to touch them!... Read more »
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How The Glowing Firefly Squid of Japan Produces Its Shine

How The Glowing Firefly Squid of Japan Produces Its Shine
You’ve probably seen this picture floating around on the internet: it recently became very popular on sites like Reddit and Pinterest – but what is it?  Those glowing blue blobs are actually deep sea creatures called Glowing Firefly Squids, and they are some of the most beautiful of earth’s marine life. That’s all wonderful, but... Read more »

Greatest Animal Of The Week: Draco Volans, Tiny Dragon

Greatest Animal Of The Week: Draco Volans, Tiny Dragon
You think you’ve seen some great animals, Chicagoans, but what do we really see around here?  A deer here, a deer there, occasionally a raccoon eating your garbage, but nothing really interesting.  If you lived in Indonesia, my friends, you would have the chance to see a species recently photographed – the Draco Volans, which... Read more »

Adorable Pictures From Nature Remind You Why You Should Be Eco-Friendly

Saying that we should be eco-friendly is great, but why do we put ourselves through the trouble?  This gallery of the most adorable nature pictures reminds you why we do DIY crafts and buy things that are good for the environment – its for the world’s non-human inhabitants.  Let your heart be touched by these... Read more »
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DIY Acorn Cap Jewels Craft From Jen On Kiwi Crate

The pictures in this gallery show you the basic steps to making DIY Acorn Cap Jewels, which are fun to make and awesome for the environment!  All that you need is some acorns that you can find on the ground, markers, and glue!  This is an ingenious craft idea that Jen of Paint Cut Paste... Read more »

DIY Coconut Milk Shampoo Is Good For The Environment

DIY Coconut Milk Shampoo Is Good For The Environment
It’s time to go out to the store and buy some more Head and Shoulders, because you ran out last night.  Why spend the money and add to the landfills of the world when you can make your own exquisite concoction? The DIY Coconut Milk Shampoo is not only a fun project, it’s great for... Read more »

New Ecowasbal Nearly Eliminates The Need For Detergent

New Ecowasbal Nearly Eliminates The Need For Detergent
Are you tired of spending money on detergent?  Do you feel terrible when you throw those plastic bottles away and help them to end up in our world’s landfills?  The Ecowasbal is for you! This eco-friendly gadget nearly eliminates the need for detergent! Here’s how detergent works: it cleans your clothes by softening the water.... Read more »
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Sprout Eco-Friendly Watches

Sprout Eco-Friendly Watches
The Sprout Eco-Friendly Watches are great for those Chicagoans who want to be sure that their wear is good for the earth, and that it wasn’t made with processes harmful to our environment.  These geeky eco-friendly watches are considered to be “80% eco-friendly.”  This means that the majority of the materials used in this watch... Read more »