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dicot plants

What comes to your mind when you hear about dicotyledons? Some complicated MIT math? Well, dicotyledons– readily known as dicots – are simply flowering plants with two cotyledons. There are currently an estimated 175,000 established species of dicot plants occurring under popular families like Asteraceae, Myrtaceae, and Leguminosae.…

House crickets make noise

Crickets are famous insects. You’d probably know cricket is around not just because it’s an insect but because of two popular traits; jumping and noisemaking, known as chirping. You can find chirping crickets almost everywhere, especially in your basement. They will cry and sing mercilessly until you approach…

Recycle Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias have been used for over 2000 years as reliable sources of information on subjects ranging from history to science. But, to stay up to date with recent information, users have to buy new editions. Given that a single encyclopedia edition can contain over twenty volumes, it’s easy…