Nemo the Latest Member of the Peacock Spider Family [Video]

Nemo the Latest Member of the Peacock Spider Family [Video]

An ecological field officer for Nature Glenelg Trust, Sheryl Holliday, discovered a new peacock spider in Mount Gambier, South Australia, in November 2020 — the Maratus nemo. This peacock spider’s bright orange face and white stripe sort of resembles a clownfish. During Holliday’s visit to Nangwarry and Mount McIntyre, she hand-collected four male and one […]

Maine Contemplates Viking-Style Funeral Pyres

Maine Contemplates Viking-Style Funeral Pyres

The state of Maine is contemplating allowing Viking-style funeral pyres. According to Maine’s Portland Press Herald — published on March 23, 2021 — Legislatures will be weighing whether or not to allow the ancient ritual of outdoor cremations. This would give many people in the Pine State the ability to celebrate their lives like a […]