Illuminated and other types of medieval manuscripts provide a rich source of elaborately drawn letters of the alphabet. Here’s a growing collection from A to Z of decorated initials found within medieval manuscripts. B...
A word that identifies any of a class of people, places, or things is a common noun, or to name a particular one of these is a proper noun. Find vocabularies lessons for words that are nouns here.
Sentences employing the same word over and over are one of the more head-scratching oddities of the English language.
Can you tell a crow from a raven? Take this quiz to test your ability to distinguish the difference between the common raven (Corvus corax) and the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos). Need some training first?...
Here are some ways you can determine the difference between the common raven (Corvus corax) and the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos).
Cormorants are a family of about 40 aquatic birds, mostly of medium to large size. All species of cormorants are fish-eaters, catching their prey by diving underwater. Found in tropical and temperate climates, most...
In this compilation of videos, dogs are caught off guard by the scary presence of guisards they at first don’t recognize.
During the mating season which occurs from late June and extends through September, hopeful male echidnas form what is known as a love train behind females.
The Black Sea Nettle (Chrysaora achlyos) is a a giant jelly from the marine class Scyphozoan.
This video shows just what it looks like when hundreds of thousands of bats emerge at the owl-hoot from their cave.
Benthos is a noun that means the flora and fauna found in the bottom portion or sediments of a sea, lake, or other body of water.