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Julia Clavecillas

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Tawny Frogmouth by Tatters ✾ is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Frogmouths: Nocturnal Masters of Camouflage

Often mistaken to be owls, frogmouths have wide eyes to help them see in the dark. However, unlike owls, frogmouths have broad, hooked beaks and weak feet and legs.
Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar by Chiots Run is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

The Hickory Horned Devil: A Dangerous Creature or a Harmless Caterpillar?

With its vibrant body, intimidating spines, and impressive size, the Hickory Horned Devil is indeed a noticeable creature. This caterpillar can be found all across the United States and can grow up to 5.5 inches or 14 centimeters long.
Siphonophore by Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument is marked with CC PDM 1.0

The Giant Siphonophore: Mysterious Deep Sea Dwellers

While the extensive form of the giant siphonophore may seem like it is one large creature, it is really made up of multiple smaller organisms.
Coelacanthe by sybarite48 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The Coelacanth: A Fish that Came Back to Life, or a Living Fossil?

The Coelacanth is not one of the most-well known ocean creature. That is because scientists once thought that Coelacanths were extinct. 
Source: Flickr Cyber Security - Cyber Crime by perspec_photo88 is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Cyber Security Awareness Month – Six Cyber Security Tips

October is Cyber Security Awareness month. Here are six tips to help you stay safe on the internet.
An Arduino Uno - Source: The official Arduino website (

My Summer Break during Covid-19

Arduino Camp. The most fun you can have programming using C language to send 0.7v to a light-emitting diode (LED) making it blink. The only time my parental units tolerated me being a C student.
An photo of a BattleBots fight. Photo Source: Labman Automation

BattleBots – The show where robots are made for combat.

Want a TV show where robots are made with the sole purpose of destroying their opponents? This is the perfect show for you.
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