Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Leggy Bugs--Crane Flies

In case you spot a leggy bug that looks like a huuuuuge mosquito (REALLY huge), chances are good that it’s a non-biting, non-stinging crane fly. A few weeks ago, I spotted a humongously long-legged bug on my back storm door.

I was able to take only one picture before it flew off! I estimated it to be at least 4 inches top to bottom, …. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Leggy Bugs--Inchworms

Inchworms are caterpillars in the Geometridae family of Lepidopteran larvae. They have front and back leggy sections and long middles—caterpillars' version of canines' dachshund. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Leggy Bugs—Caterpillars (Lepidopteran Larvae, which Become Butterflies and Moths)

Butterfly and moth caterpillars have fewer legs than the leggy bugs I wrote about last month (“Leggy Bugs--Centipedes and Millipedes”).

One nice image I found was helpful with identifiers. View a nicely captured example of movement at "Close-up Caterpillar Footage". Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Leggy Bugs--Centipedes and Millipedes

Leggy bugs can mean bugs that have lots of legs, or bugs that have long legs. Animal-kingdom bugs can mean insects (6 legs), arachnids (8 legs), or for me, creepy crawlies with way more legs than I care to count. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Familiar Music in Superbowl 2017 Product Ads

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This article is similar to my previous article about songs in product ads "Familiar Music in Product Ads and Product Jingles that Became Hit Songs". This time, I focus on Sunday's 2017 Superbowl advertisements, skipping discussing jingles that might become song hits. Read the entire article and comment there, please.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Familiar Music in Product Ads and Product Jingles that Became Hit Songs

YouTube playlist for this article,
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Some products have used known songs, and some products' jingles have expanded into song hits. The first category has a lot more instances than the second one. Read the entire article and comment there, please.