(VIDEO) Lightning Bugs and Fireflies: What They Look Like, How to Attract Them

In my summer childhood memories, fireflies are the sparkly, dancing background scenery. Not always a background player, I also have memories of chasing, catching and releasing the glowing little bug. When I learned that someone at BlogHer had never seen a firefly, I really couldn't believe it. I had just introduced the insect to my youngest son two weeks ago, and he giggled as it lit up while it crawled all over his fingers. I figured that everyone not only knew about fireflies but had seen and handled them. Turns out I'm wrong. ...more

I live smack in the middle of agricultural country. (middle Tennessee ) one hour south of ... more

Online Questionaires Like RealAge Are Selling Your Private Information. Are you ok with that?

How private do you think your personal medical information is? You may be surprised (or angry) to find out the truth. Could you be unknowingly giving away your private information to unscrupulous marketers? Well, if you're one of the 27 million people that have taken an online questionnaire to determine your real age, that may be exactly what has already happened. From Stephanie Clifford at The New York Times... ...more

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Online Questionaires Like RealAge Are Selling Your Private Information. Are you ok with that?

How private do you think your personal medical information is? You may be surprised (or angry) to find out the truth. Could you be unknowingly giving away your private information to unscrupulous marketers? Well, if you're one of the 27 million people that have taken an online questionnaire to determine your real age, that may be exactly what has already happened. From Stephanie Clifford at The New York Times... ...more

 

 This ugly and underhanded beast was at work long before ... more

Save the dates: BlogHer Meet-ups near you now scheduled for June!

UPDATED: Philly now on for Thursday, June 18. Details below! UPDATED: SF East Bay now on for Saturday, June 13. Details below! UPDATED: Seattle now on for Saturday, June 13. Details below! Time to get your SQUEEEE on people, whether you've got a ticket to BlogHer or not, whether you've ever been to a BlogHer conference or not -- a meet-up of BlogHers may be coming to a 'burg near you in the next two weeks! Look, I've been moved to actually use exclamation points, that's how excited I am. ...more

 

 Sounds lovely, I'm a bit too far from Atlanta without making it a ... more