New Wormery Adventures Here

There’s very little going on in the lives of my worms right now, except for the fact that four hens are on the hunt for them, so instead I refer you to the adventures of: fluffius muppetus

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This Week in Fake News

In his column for the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Carroll speculates on the kinds of “good stories about the war” that the Pentagon has been covertly placing in Iraqi newspapers. JON CARROLL: “Endangered worms make a comeback: One of the rarest worms in the world, Aporrectodea (species withheld by request), has been spotted by biologists in more than a dozen locations around Mosul. Once driven almost to extinction by...

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Moving the Worms

A whole mess of giant Australian earthworms have to be moved to make way for Progress. It’s tricky work–it’s taken two months, and they’ve moved 600 earthworms in that time, but with a 20% mortality rate. They may be big, but they’re fragile. Sometimes workers would spend two hours brushing the dirt away before they could move them. Worming out of a problem – National –...

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Earthworms can help dissolve blood clots for stroke patients

” I observed that the crude extract of our native and composting earthworms have demonstrated anti blood clotting activity,’ said Ang Lopez” Crude extract? What is that, worm juice? And why does all the interesting worm news always come from the Philipines? Earthworms can help dissolve blood clots for stroke...

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This Just In

Worms make a mess and encourage weeds. So spray on the herbicides. Nice. Thanks, guys. News 14 Carolina | 24 Hour Local News | TOP STORIES | Earthworms leave behind a mess

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Gardeners’ Question Time

BBC Radio 4 has chosen The Earth Moved as one of their recommended books for Christmas 2005. See the complete list, and tune in for the show this Sunday Nov. 13, here: BBC – Radio 4 – Gardeners’ Question Time – Homepage

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