Monsters among us

"How large the dreaded Gila Monster grows, no man can say." — from the forgettable 1959 B-movie, The Giant Gila Monster One of the Sonoran Desert's fascinating creatures is the Gila Monster (pronounced HEE-lah), the only poisonous lizard native to the US and one of the oldest lizards in North ... Continue reading

Stranded on the Islets of Langerhans

Nationwide Insurance's ad slogan is "Life comes at you fast." In one of their spots, Kevin Federline, the rapping former husband of Britney Spears, is performing in a music video draped in finery and surrounded by beautiful women. In the blink of an eye it all goes away and he's cooking fries in a ... Continue reading