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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Mononga-how-la? (for the Week of May 4, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-mononga-how-la-week-may-4-2008-1

    May 4, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: "Monangaheely"? I don't get that either. A. You shouldn't. (1) I spelled it wrong. I should have spelled it "Monongaheely." (2) I made it up. Gih! But the root of the word is real. Monongahela (" ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Lucky Stones, Lucky Fish, Lucky Finder (for the Week of June 28, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-lucky-stones-lucky-fish-lucky-finder-week-june-28-2009-1

    June 28, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: My sister and my friend and I found lucky stones on a beach at Lake Erie. My aunt said they came from the ears of a fish. True?   A. Yep, true. Props to your aunt! To be exact, the "lucky stones" that you found likely ...

  3. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Locking Deer Antlers (for the Week of Nov. 4, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-locking-deer-antlers-week-nov-4-2007-1

    October 26, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Do deer ever get their antlers stuck together? A.: It's not unheard of. But then again it's not that common. When it happens it happens when two males, or bucks, fight, which they do at this time of year, in fall. ...

  4. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Lightning and Birds (for the Week of July 5, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-lightning-and-birds-week-july-5-2009

    July 2, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: Do birds ever get hit by lightning?   A. Yes, they do. But not too often. Here are three examples: In May 2006, a newspaper in Africa said 49 pelicans got hit by lightning as they flew through a thunderstorm. The luckless birds ...

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  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, Where's My Mammoth? (Hypotheses 3 and 4) (for the Week of Sept. 16, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dude-wheres-my-mammoth-hypotheses-3-and-4-week-sept-16

    September 13, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Go on. What else might have made those great big Ice Age mammals go extinct? A.: OK. Last week we looked at two of the four main ideas: the overkill hypothesis and the climate change hypothesis. (Go to http://www.ag.ohio-s ...

  7. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dung Paper Comes Up Smelling Like Roses or At Least Not Like Partly Digested Roses (for the Week of Feb. 10, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dung-paper-comes-smelling-roses-or-least-not-partly

    February 10, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: What's that paper made from elephant dung like? What about from buffalo chips? A.: Well, I'll tell you. I have in my hands here a sheet of each one. The elephant paper is tan, thick and actually pretty. Flat and r ...

  8. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, Where's My Mammoth? (Hypotheses 1 and 2) (for the Week of Sept. 9, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dude-wheres-my-mammoth-hypotheses-1-and-2-week-sept-9

    September 5, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Why did those great big mammals in North America — sloths, mammoths, those guys — go extinct? A.: Scientists have four main ideas. Each one has to do with change and the creatures' inability to cope with it. The overki ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, What's with the (Recycled) Pencils? (for the Week of Sept. 21, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dude-whats-recycled-pencils-week-sept-21-2008

    September 19, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: I know something else they make pencils out of. It isn't plastic, either. It's paper!   A. Excellent! You're right. There are companies that make pencils out of recycled paper. (The part of the pencil you ho ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Don't Waste That Food Waste, or When Good Things Happen to Bad Doodles (for the Week of Aug. 17, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dont-waste-food-waste-or-when-good-things-happen-bad

    August 13, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: OK, so what's a better thing to do with food waste — be it old fish tacos, be it stale Cheez Doodles, be it bags of muffin stumps — than bury it in a landfill? A. "Be it"? OK then. The answer is it be way bette ...

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