Things are rather dramatic* in my life right now, so how about a little linkage?

You know how I love Taxonomy FAIL, and Roberto finds a doosy: Exxon Photoshoppage Fail

Spiders weave a giant tapestry!

The Bug Lady discusses poison spiders in Brazil

Lovely photo of a crab spider at Ugly Overload

Interesting details of more pro-DDT Asshattery, this time in Canada.  From an interesting new book that covers the DDT propaganda machine.  I’ll review it if someone sends me a copy….*cough*

Arg!  I will be out of town for the Insect Fear Film Festival!

Don’t forget to pledge to blog about a woman in technology or science whom you admire on Ada Lovelace Day, 24th March 2010


*In case you are interested, Mr. Bug and I are splitting up, and the person that left me the dead deer head has reappeared. And there is all sorts of strangeness over the Skepchicks.

Posted by Gwen Pearson

Writer. Nerd. Insect Evangelist. Have you heard the good news? BUGS!


  1. Good luck, and I hope this person is arrested and convicted.

  2. I’m so sorry to hear. Stay strong.

  3. Sorry to hear things are crappy right now.

  4. Thanks for the links. I will look forward to posting something on Ada Lovelace Day! These tough times (too) shall pass…

  5. Hi!
    Thanks for reading :)
    I love your blog.
    Good luck on your crazy real life adventures. I hope everything turns out fine.

  6. Oh no! I’m so sorry.

  7. Well, you can always come and visit Scotland if you need to get away for a while. Look after yourself and remember that you have a lot of supporters sending you good thoughts.

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