Thursday, October 30, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 34

Weekly Poll
Should people paint their dry, brown lawns green?

Of course, otherwise it's an eyesore.
Why? That sounds like a waste of money.
Water your lawns people! This drought isn't going to last.
In this drought, people should get rid of their lawns altogether.

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Happy Birthday, Death!

Halloween’s a scary time, which is no surprise, as the morbid side of life can be seen all around us. It’s creepy because the holiday is decorated with death—and there’s a small part in all of us that really likes that unnerved feeling we get after a good scare. But we see death in more than just the holiday: It’s also a major theme that characterizes the fall. It’s represented in natu... [ Read More ]