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Giving Pit Bulls a Second Chance: National Geographic [Infographic]

Smoke bush - this is a wonderful bush for the garden. The blooms are very airy, thus the name smoke bush. Also changes colors with the seasons. Highly drought tolerant, tree/shrub

Cotton Candy Grass - Withstands heat, humidity, poor soil and even drought. Very easy to grow, it reaches a mature height of 3-4 feet tall and gets 3-4 feet wide. Grows in all U.S zones.

See the baby owl? :) ♥

[Termites are incredible builders. Their queens are 30 x the size of normal soldiers and workers and produce about 30 eggs/minute to keep the colony alive. Relative to their size, termites build the biggest structures of the animal kingdom – .4 inch creatures constructing towers weighing hundreds of tons and up to 25 feet in height and 40 feet in diameter (the human equivalent of 4,600 feet tall). And that is just 40 feet above the ground -termites can also burrow as far as 225 feet underground]

["How To Grow Avocado" - I started this last Sunday...we'll see if it works! - EJH]

Planetary alignment of Venus, Mercury, and Saturn with the Giza Pyramids in Egypt. This phenomenon only happens once every 2,373-years and the next event is set for December 3, 2012, at one-hour before sunrise.

A Katydid. Commonly green, its pink colour is the result of a genetic mutation known as erythrism, similar to the recessive gene that afflicts albino animals.