Archive for the ‘nature’ Category

Two giant planets may cruise unseen beyond Pluto

Well, this is going to play havoc with centuries of astrology. Turns out, the astrology houses have a trailer park section. Just months after astronomers announced hints of a giant “Planet X” lurking beyond Pluto, a team in Spain says there may actually be two supersized planets hiding in the outer reaches of our solar […]

Back to Important Things

Now that the government is open again for business, HealthCare.gov is performing as expected, and the NSA has managed to reduce the Bacon Number from six to two, we can once again focus our attention on the important things in life. I speak, of course, of fluffy bunnies. More at The Most Fluffy Bunny in […]

Time To Build An Arc

We had monsoon-like rain yesterday. According to the weather experts, 1.6 inches of rain fell in 30 minutes. That may not sound like much to many parts of the country, but it’s a lot for the desert mid-west. Checking the weather on my tablet this morning, I saw the following alert for Monday: Looks like […]

Experts in a Time of Unreason

Sarah Hoyt has an interesting essay on her experience of becoming a United States citizen. This comment caught my eye: Part of the thing with Europe is the worship of the “experts.”  “We’ll take it to the expert” or “We’ll have the expert do it.” Yet, when the experts get it wrong, even when the […]

Keep the Wine Coming…

Good evening! And Cheers! New evidence on how compound found in red wine can help prevent cancer Related PostsWhat’s Your Story Worth? Extinction: Something to Avoid Art Criticism 101 Winter Moonrise – Colorado Style Bladder management in the 21st century

Keep the Coffee Coming…

Good morning! Now go pour your self another cup of Morning Joe…or three…or four. Coffee Lowers the Risk of Oral Cancer by 49 Percent Related PostsAnother Cup of Joe First Robin -2012 Winter Sunrise – Colorado Style

Dove Down

Stepping out onto the deck Sunday morning, my eye caught a glimpse of what I thought was a crow fly up into the Linden tree. But something about it wasn’t quite crow. Moving over to the tree, I saw a morning dove on the ground behaving like it had a broken wing – much like […]