The first case of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard Anas platyrhynchos This link goes to an abstract from the totally legit Netherlands nature journal Deinsea. The actual article can be found here (warning: .pdf), or at the Google cache. more inside
Historic tale construction kit [needs Flash] construct your own storys
Codex SERAPHINIANVS Strange and Extraordinary Representations of Animals and Plants and Hellish Incarnations of Normal Items from the Annals of Naturalist/Unnaturalist Luigi Serafini. Rather strangely beatiful works of art.
Little Red Riding Hood and her furry friends. If someone can explain what the hell this is about, I would be grateful. [Quicktime.] [Via Boing Boing.]
Band-aids are so pass
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Pirated MP3s "Do not be frightened, young children, I am Lars Ulrich, powerhouse drummer for Metallica, and we are needing your help, Encyclopedia Brown."
I was looking for a list of prime numbers when I descovered this wonderfully useful tool.
Luciferous Logolepsy Do you fear a kerasine baffona? Are you a bibliobibuli?
Books cost a bomb, film at 11 In the course of my work, more and more trade paperbacks are coming across my desk, and I wonder more inside
Scheduled Server Outage From our hosting company: The data center that our servers are located in will be undergoing a major network upgrade on Friday, 5 December. This will result in a maximum downtime of 4 hours from 6pm. Unfortunately, the timing of the event is outside of our control. We apologise for any inconvenience that may result from this upgrade. That's NZDT, or GMT+13 hours.
What's trendy in Japan, according to Rie. Are you kawaii or are you an oyaji? A site with everything from essays on war to recipes for Japanese curries to the Japanese online dating scene.
Breaking News for MeFi Wannabes Matt must've got antsy when the MoFi membership hit 100.
Harvard @ Home : Multimedia Lectures from Harvard on a variety of topics. Currently you can hear Professor Diana Eck lecture on the Manifestations of Shiva. You can also look in the archive for lectures on topics such as The Recovery of the Bach Manuscripts,Oliver Cromwell or Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Mathematical patterns in african-american hairstyles "Ethnomathematics is the study of mathematical ideas involved in the cultural practices of a people. Its richness is in exploring both the mathematical and educational potential of these practices."
Apes face extinction. According to the UN's Great Apes Survival Project, all the apes - gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans - face a very high risk of extinction within 50 years at most.Page 1 2 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 650 700 750 800 850 890 891 892