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Dear Dog, as you are aware there is a baby groundhog living in our garden. It has eaten all the kale, peas, and lettuce. You are a dog. As part of your employment agreement, you are required to act as a dog and kill this thing. I realize [...]
The Lincoln Square shopping center, which I featured in my previous post, has nothing to do with President Lincoln, just as Lincoln Avenue has nothing to do with Honest Abe (it was named for Lincoln Rhoda, son of landowner Frederick Rhoda). It [...]
jules has taken up triathloning. I'm a rubbish swimmer so am not really tempted. The cycling and running bit would be ok but there's not much fun in doing a race where I start by half-drowning myself and giving everyone else a 20 minute head start. [...]
We have a full contingent of dragonflies now. You can actually walk outside without a bug net. The Mosies are still hiding in the dark corners though. Takes a while for the eaters to enter the shadows.
Bell keeps changing the frequency for [...]
Want to see where we've been living and working for the past week? Here's a short video tour of the main station building where we have our classes, eat our meals, sleep, and work in the lab:
This lovely fossil is Daihua sanqiong, an unusual animal that shares characteristics with our modern comb jelly.The specimen was found in mudstones south of Kunming in the Yunnan Province of southern China by co-author of the study, Professor Hou [...]
In this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange from Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, host Bill Loveless is joined by Karen Harbert, the president and CEO of the American Gas
This is just proven and well-established data. Nothing that the Inquisition can rant about. Global temps have gotten over the little El Nino and going down.
Neato. What's really weird is that Northern mids are going down when we are [...]
Yesterday, we traveled from Helsinki up to Kilpisjärvi to the research station where we'll be living and working for the rest of the trip. First, we fly from Helsinki to a very small airport in the town of Kittilä.
Helsinki to Kittilä by plane. [...]