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Boo Box Challenge: Starvation Is an Ugly Sight

Continuing with my "Animals in Iraq" series, we have a poor little puppy who's succumbed to heat and starvation, but not in your ordinary way. Food is hard to come by for the stray dog population, but there's tons of trash around for them to dig through. This poor pup tried to lick the bottom of a can of corn (maybe it was peas or lentils) and got its head stuck. The area was abandoned, so no one was around to help. It pained me to snap this photo, but I thought it was the perfect example of ...

Smartphone Challenge: Bubblegum Alley

Like Rachel, I cannot win this week's challenge, but I thought it would be fun to post a picture I took with my iPhone. Actually, I'm not a big fan of taking pics with my smartphone—I rarely do it. But I didn't happen to have my real camera on me when taking a stroll through Bubblegum Alley in San Luis Obispo. This is the only image I ended up snapping with my iPhone.

Insect Photography Challenge: Luna Moth

I have a few pictures, but the first is my entry. I thought the sweat fly was pretty cool. I don't understand why they named it such an ugly name for such a beautiful bug (not that the Luna Moth isn't). The pictures are more zoomed out progressively so I can see how close I can get to the moth before it flies off. Actually, it didn't fly off. I got to put my hand next to it- it had a 6 inch wingspan!

DIY Challenge: Potato Cannon

Here is my entry for this weeks giveaway Tuesdays. It is my home made potato cannon rev2. The next step is to spray paint it so the purple isn't showing and to fix the valve. It was originally all 1inch PVC pipe but i cut the chamber and barrel off and made it 2inch PVC for bigger objects and more air power