Monday, January 30, 2012

Siblings team up with Wild Creations to sell their toy invention, FlipOutz

Wild Creations offers new, unique toys

- For The Sun News

GED46SA4L.3        About four years ago, siblings Erin, La
chlan and Jake Johnson were riding home to Charlotte, N.C., after a trip to Myrtle Beach with their parents, Robin and Emily Johnson.
“We were bickering in the back seat,” Lachlan said.
To stop the bickering, their parents challenged them to come up with an idea for a product that they would like to see on the market. Read more here:

Friday, January 13, 2012

STOP THE PRESSES!!! Even smaller frog discovered!

A dozen frogs would fit on a penny with room to spare. Instead, this tiny frog, Microhyla nepenthicola, prefers to hang out in the cozy confines of carnivorous pitcher plants. The species, found in the rainforests Borneo, has been known for years, but had been mis-identified as a juvenile of another species. It's only been recently that scientists realized it was a full grown species of it's own. This link tells more...

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Scientist finds Frog Smaller than Ours!

Sitting on top of half a dime is Paedophryne amauensis,  officially the smallest vertebrate on earth.  The new species of frog was discovered in Papua New Guinea, where it lives in leaf detritus on the rainforest floor.  Read more about him including a video of how scientists discovered the species here.
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