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Buddhism in the Time of Termites

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 10.20.2013 | Religion
Virginia M. Moncrieff

Sometime ago, I made an ill-fated attempt at a 10-day silent Buddhist retreat in India. I lasted 24 hours and then returned home to my adopted city of Rangoon.

WATCH: Tiny Tentacled 'Monsters' Found In Animal's Guts

Posted 04.06.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 04/04/2013 02:48 PM EDT on LiveScience Scientists have discovered two new species of strange-looking micr...

Fumigating? Four Easy Steps to Take Before You Tent

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Chances are, at least one house in your 'hood is being treated for termites right now. And despite the festive clown-and-circus themed tent, the chemicals that go into the fumigation process simply aren't funny.

Exploding Blue Termites Spew Toxic Goo In Battle

Posted 07.27.2012 | Green

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer: One species of termite sends its older workers on suicide missions armed with explosive blue "backp...

Money-Hungry Termites Eat Millions Of Indian Rupees In Bank

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

LUCKNOW, India -- It was an all you can eat buffet at the bank. An army of termites munched through 10 million rupees ($222,000) in currency notes st...

Termites Can Help Predict Climate Change: New Study | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Who knew? Termites, those pesky critters that can ravage a home, may actually help predict the ecological changes wrought by climate change, a new stu...