Category Archives: evolution

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The Week on Sunday #21

Welcome to another Week on Sunday! ♦  The first half of yesterday was spent at City Centre, Edmonton, recording and photographing Chinese New Year’s celebrations. However  after an excellent free lunch at the Famous Wok, I stepped out, […]

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Jumping Spider Melodies — Dr. Wayne Maddison

Well, it is finally here. In November of  2012, the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Canada and the Entomological Society of Alberta kicked off with a great plenary symposium on Arthropod Biodiversity. […]

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The Week on Sunday 16

On with the show, the first Week on Sunday for 2013: ♦ Bugs for bones at the Smithsonian Museum: “It smells like something died in here.” ♦ Ed Yong is at it again. Just when he ups and […]

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Top Posts of 2012

Yesterday, on the 28 of December, Splendour Awaits turned one year old. On that day I said farewell to the old blog, The Bug Whisperer and began a new independent web life. With a new […]

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The Carnival of Evolution: Pharyngula’s Saga

A new and Nordic-tinged Carnival of Evolution (#48) is now up at Pharyngula! No bugs beyond bacteria, I’m afraid, but there is a photograph taken in the Icelandic Phallological Museum. I wonder if there are any aedeagi in […]

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Carnival of Evolution. It’s got trees…

The 46th edition of Carnival of Evolution is now up at Synthetic Daisies. It’s the Tree edition… On first scan this carnival seems bug-less…what kind of a tree is that? Related articles Carnival of Evolution #45 […]

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Video: Blue Butterflies, Red Ants and an Ichneumon.

From Life in the Undergrowth, this clip shows the amazing relationship between the Alcon blue butterfly (Phengaris alcon), a brood parasite of red ants (Myrmica scabrinodis, Myrmica rubra and Myrmica ruginodis) and the ichneumon wasp (Ichneumon […]

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CoE #45 After-math

Well, I am awake early to sweep-up the debris. After having a stupendous amount of visitors passing through my blog home in the last two days, visits are finally slowing down enough that I can take a breath, […]

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