After the Rain: Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus

Did you know that the word “mosquito” is derived from Spanish or Portuguese and means “little fly?” There are 3500 species around the world, only some of which suck blood from their victims. In those species, only the females are the blood suckers. The males consume nectar and other sugars. In one species, the larvae […]

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14 Karat Diamond Handcuffs

This ad from today’s Scottsdale Republic juxtaposed alongside the masthead begs for comment. I could say so much about how the journalism quality of the Republic is handcuffed to advertising revenue from development and the Chamber of Commerce, and the media paradigms of the last century. About how publisher John Zidich is forever bound to […]

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