Monthly Archives: June 2010

Questions from the Botulist

Dear Antboy, I’m quite fond of Ants on a Log, but glad the ants are raisins and not real ants. Have you ever eaten an ant or any other insect? Are there any other tasty snacks or meals that are … Continue reading

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Question from a sentient Venus flytrap

Dear Antboy: Ants are so tasty. Does anything there eat ants in strange and unusual and cool ways? Dionaea muscipula Wow, this blog sure is attracting its fair share of eccentric readers – this latest question was signed by Dionaea … Continue reading

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Questions from Dennis and Mace Windu

I got a couple questions about measuring wind turbulence, one from my labmate Dennis: What is turbulence and how do you measure it? and the other from, uh, Mace Windu: Dear Antboy: I heard you were going to measure wind … Continue reading

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Mail from the Revenge

Dear Antboy- I am curious about the lifespan of ants – in particular your gliding ants. Can you describe what life is like for worker ants and how long they are subject to hard labor? I would also like to … Continue reading

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More gliding ants

Dear Antboy, I tried to make a gliding ant out of paper like you said. I think I got the face more or less right, but I’m not so sure about the rest of it. His name is Gerald, but … Continue reading

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