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Mysterious ‘fairy circles’ keep cropping up in deserts and no one knows why

Metro UK 26 Sep 2023
Scientists studying the phenomenon known as ‘fairy circles’ have recently counted 263 sites where these bald spots can be found ... The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, is the first map of fairy circles worldwide.

Theme parks rise to cultural challenge

China Daily 26 Sep 2023
The characters we met were just like those in the show, especially the fairies, who were exceptionally beautiful," said Sui, who is studying civil ...

Are there any 'fairy circles' in the U.S.? Sadly, new study says no.

Usatoday 25 Sep 2023
The most comprehensive atlas of so-called 'fairy circles' to date was published Monday, a new study reports ... "Our study provides evidence that fairy circles are far more common than previously thought, which has allowed us, for the first time, ... How was the fairy circle study done?.

Deciphering the enigmatic global distribution of fairy circles

Phys Dot Org 25 Sep 2023
"Our study provides evidence that fairy circles are far more common than previously thought, which has allowed us, for the first time, to globally understand the factors affecting their distribution," highlights Manuel Delgado Baquerizo, leader of the IRNAS-CSIC BioFunLab and co-author of this study.

This week at the Sullivan County libraries (Sept. 24-30)

Kingsport Times-News 23 Sep 2023
LIBRARY NEWS ... on Tuesday, Oct. 3, for staff training ... We will be discussing our final book of the Harry Potter series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” and will also touch on “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” This week we will be studying some more Fantastic Beasts such as dragons and fairies with activities to go with them ... O’Neill ... ....

Policing and Policy: Prisons, Prices, the Fiction of “Free Markets” and the “Era of Global Nihilism”

GlobalResearch 16 Sep 2023
Samuelson‘s contract as theoretical “hit man” was to expunge this critical element of political economy from the study and teaching of economics ... The culmination of this human model can be found in Frederick Taylor’s time-motion studies, explained in his Principles of Scientific Management (1911).

Arlington shares promising standardized test results among most vulnerable students

Wtop 13 Sep 2023
Overall, the county reported a four-point increase in math and a seven-point improvement in social studies ... The writing test, though, asks students to read and respond to a science or social studies text, so, “that’s very different than writing a fairy tale or writing a biography, or something of that nature.

Bumblewood Fairy Thicket becomes visible to humans at Glen Rotary Park

Longview News-Journal 04 Sep 2023
There is everything from A-frame fairy houses to a circus to a rocket ship ... One of those fairies is Peata Hornwort, who lives at Moss Manor ... Her daughter is also really into botany and has been reading about moss, and everywhere they go, they study moss and identify moss, and fairies use a lot of moss in their homebuilding, McPherson-Glynn said.

Meet ‘one of the most powerful disabled people on the planet’

Washington Blade 24 Aug 2023
After graduating from the Leadership Academy, Ndopu graduated with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Carleton University in Canada in 2014 ... He studied queer theory ... For most people, queer, non-queer, disabled or nondisabled, being at Oxford would have been like being in a fairy tale.

Five travel picture ideas you should try on your next vacation

TravelDailyNews 21 Aug 2023
Blurry photography ... So, why not capture this surrealistic and mysterious atmosphere through your camera lens? For example, venture to Germany’s enchanting Black Forest, where the fairy tales of Wilhelm Hauff come to life. To embark on this travel photoshoot idea, you must be well-prepared—study the local history and seek out locations ... .

Fears nesting spot for one of WA's smallest seabirds could be disrupted by waterfront development

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 08 Aug 2023
Bird experts have raised concerns the redevelopment of Bunbury's waterfront could put vulnerable fairy terns at risk, after a study revealed 50 per cent of their nests in Western Australia fail ... .

Scientists show how fires along waterways in Australia's tropical savanna threaten endangered birds

Phys Dot Org 31 Jul 2023
The research team has been studying purple-crowned fairy-wrens at the Australian Wildlife Conservancy's Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary ... From 2011 through 2021, the research team studied purple-crowned fairy-wren density, survival, dispersal, and breeding success along 15 km of creek and river.

The suicide of Emily Drouet: ‘She was used and made to feel like nothing’

The Observer 19 Jul 2023
“Do you have a daughter, Emily, who’s studying at Aberdeen university?” ... Emily had arrived at Aberdeen six months earlier, to study law. Drouet remembers the buzz driving her up, hanging photos and fairy lights in her new room ... Most victims in the study had sought help; often, from ...

Termites as cause of fairy circles in Namib Desert confirmed

Phys Dot Org 18 Jul 2023
In their current study "Sand termite herbivory causes Namibia's fairy circles—A response to Getzin," biologist Prof Dr ... In their study, Jürgens and Gröngröft demonstrated the presence of sand termites on more than 1,700 fairy circles in Namibia, Angola and South Africa.

Fairy Pokémon Have Become A Queer Calling Card

Kotaku 26 Jun 2023
Why do queer people gravitate toward fairy Pokémon? ... Fairy types only have two weaknesses ... Ashley Remminga, a Pokémon fan and a postgrad scholar in transgender studies in popular culture, says fairy Pokémon feel like an extension of reclaiming that word, and using their power against intimidating dragon-type Pokémon feels in keeping with that theme.