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About your order of robots to go… you want mad ambulatory skills with that?

I grew up with robots that (who?) got around like humans. Or ostriches. From C-3p0 to Robby in Forbidden Planet and Lost in Space, my robots… had legs (cue ZZ Top). OK, Robby was more breadboxes with wheels, but you … Continue reading

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U always figure ETs would be wierder than anything on Earth? This little guy begs to differ.

Meet the carnivorous sea slug that uses its huge, gelatinous head as a fishing net to catch its prey, identified as Melibe viridis. pic.twitter.com/Shdwy8aDRF — Sofía M. Villalpando (@sofiabiologista) March 28, 2017 Meet Melibe Viridis. Tiny but terrifying. Envelops its … Continue reading

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Look what WE got for ChristmaKwanzaYulishPaganDay…

Just in time for the solstice holidays: here’s a quick vid of the six horses that IERAL recently rescued enjoying their new home in our south pasture. Thanks to Karla S. for capturing their excitement at having room to run and grass to … Continue reading

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So, another Iowa winter done. Coulda been worse. Now, spring… and all those pesky projects we’d been putting off until things thawed out…

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Zenn visits Books Bones & Buffy for a chat. Plus: animal pix!

The Under Nameless Stars Blog Tour bus pulls into the spacious campus parking lot of Tammy Sparks’s hangout for an interview and some photo-bits from the Schoon farm. Join us! Blog Tour & Giveaway: UNDER NAMELESS STARS – Interview & … Continue reading

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And now: Cover art/synopsis reveal for Under Nameless Stars – Zenn’s new adventure kicks your sci-fi thrill-o-meter into the red zone. Coming April, 2014.

Zenn Scarlett’s novice year of exoveterinarian training on Mars isn’t quite going to plan… After barely surviving a plot to destroy her school and its menagerie of alien patients, could things at the Ciscan cloister get any worse? Yes, they … Continue reading

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T. Rex meets Klaatu. Fisticuffs ensue.

So…here we have…the Dinosaurs vs Aliens Motion Comic. Hmmm. It’s Men in Black director Barry Sonnenfeld and comic book great Grant Morrison’s unlikely mash up of what has to be two of the surest bets in the realms of pop-culture/kid-in-all-of-us … Continue reading

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Pythons in the park.

The guy with the baby bats nesting on his face? (as posted below). This is his Burmese python. Always friendly (the snake, that is.) And surprisingly heavy… He (the snake again) resides at the Witty Kitties Shelter near Solon, IA, … Continue reading

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So, the explanation for this is….?

 Well, it’s just that I know this guy and he put this on his FB page and so I had to post it. Yeah. Those are bats. And what’s equally fascinating, he’s had weirder stuff crawling on him – intentionally. … Continue reading

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Ranch critters!

         

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