earth-song: Extinct For 80 Years: Giant Walking Stick Rediscovered Two Australian scientists, David Priddel and Nicholas Carlile have rediscovered Dryococelus australis, a giant walking stick, found on “Ball’s Pyramid.” It was thought to have died out. [read more]
Make a Stick Person! Heck, make a Stick Community! Fun, open-ended craft that preschoolers (and toddlers) can do all by themselves, and work on their fine-motor skills at the same time. Plus you get some free DIY dolls to roleplay with at the end! ~ Danya Banya
Phobaeticus chani, a stick bug from Borneo, is the world's longest insect. Looking like a pencil-thin shoot of bamboo, large specimens of the dull-green insect measure about 22 inches when its twig-like legs are extended. Its body length is about 14 inches.
1. Learn the proper use and benefit of a walking stick. 2. Train in staff weapon defense. 3. When attaching tools and modifications to the stick, be sure to have duplicates in the rucksack in case I lose the stick.