Home & Garden Insights

June 9, 2007

Fluorescent Purple Toad

Filed under: animals, news, toads, wildlife, zoology — homeandgardeninsights @ 4:35 pm

[photo: Paul Ouboter]

“This remarkable-looking toad may be a new species to science. It belongs to the genus Atelopus, and was discovered during a survey of the Nassau plateau in mid-2006 by Surinamese scientists Paul Ouboter and Jan Mol.” – msnbc.

May 21, 2007

Lighting Up Summer Nights

Filed under: candles, home & garden, home and garden, lanterns, life, lighting, news — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:41 pm

[image by tony cenicola]

The New York Times posted a Lighting Up Summer Nights slide show that features several lighting techniques for the home and garden. Among these include stone-shaped candles, Chinese-style lanterns, battery-operated lanterns, L.E.D. lamps and more.

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