Is there more than this Jack o' Lantern glowing this Halloween? Credit: Morguefile Soil is the living, breathing skin of the earth – it is literally alive. Every handful of soil is home to billions of microscopic organisms. Bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes, and arthropods inhabit soils in every corner of the planet. For these microorganisms, … Continue reading Are there really glow-in-the-dark soil organisms?
Basement foundation cracks can be serious, or just an annoyance, depending on the direction of the crack and the angle of displacement. Source: Morguefile A homeowner’s nightmare: You walk into the basement on a cold dreary night… only to discover a crack in your basement wall! Before you panic and think your entire house needs … Continue reading Why is my basement wall cracked?