“For Pat.” Auburn to honor Pat Sullivan with alternate helmet at Outback Bowl (See video).

Screenshot of the alternative helmet honoring Pat Sullivan at the Outback Bowl. The photo appeared on Auburn Football’s twitter account

Auburn University revealed that they will be wearing No. 7 on the side of their helmets today at the Outback Bowl honoring Birmingham native Pat Sullivan, who passed away on Dec. 1 at the age of 69.

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Meet the Reticulated Siren, Alabama’s newest salamander, one of the biggest amphibians in the world

Photo of the newly named reticulate siren. Photo by Pierson Hill via Facebook

Yesterday, salamander enthusiasts, herpetologists and nature lovers around the world were introduced to a new species of salamander found only in Alabama and Florida – the Reticulated Siren.

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Stink bugs in Birmingham: by any other name, they’d stink the same

Birmingham, Alabama, stink bugs, Halyomorpha halys
Stink bug. Photo via Pixabay

“Shield bugs” is one name, which describes the appearance, like an ornate piece of medieval armor. We call them “stink bugs” stateside, but perhaps the French named it best. “Punaise diabolique.” Devil bug! Whatever you call it, if you’ve got them in your Birmingham home, please don’t squash them. Your nose can thank us later.

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How Walking Dead Fans are reacting to Chandler Riggs’ Auburn Acceptance

On November 6th, Chandler Riggs, the actor who portrays Carl on AMC’s hit show the Walking Dead, let the world know he was accepted to Auburn University. The 17-year-old, Atlanta native has been with the show since the premiere and has quite a large fan base. So of course, his fans had a lot to say about his acceptance. 

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