Curious Complimentary George. What are some of your favourite MoFi comments? What did you think was funny and/or clever at the time, but you might not have said so? more inside
This, or keeping $600 in my wallet? Such a hard decision! I am such a sucker for technically-engineered natural minerals!
The Mary Rose, or la Maria Rosa? The crew of the famous ship might not have been English, but Spanish. Feel free to indulge in some 16th century conspiracy theories. Tin-foil morion not included.
July August Hell
Rockabye Christmas is a holiday tribute record consisting of twelve Christmas favorites presented via the sound of screaming infants (a.k.a. the Jingle Babies).
Do you remember the story about Dinosaur soft tissue being found miraculously preserved in fossil material? Well, new research suggests that the material is just Biofilm - slime deposited relatively recently by bacteria.
Beaker!!! I miss the Muppet Show.
Summer of the Bagworm: In which one man wages a scorched-earth campaign to defend three measly trees.
Chick in pen and ink - one hour per day, one drawing. Chicken! bit ominous that the last portrait is a Christmas chicken...
Effects of Alzheimer's Disease slowed by new medication One underlying cause of Alzheimer's is believed to be excess tau protein in neurons, which slows or halts communication in the brain. This medication, used for urinary tract infections, targets the protein tangles. (It also turns your pee blue.) Currently in testing, it will hopefully be on the market in 2012/13 for those of us that might need it by then. more inside
Strangers + Centenarian + Books = Good Warm Feeling. This is a nice little story about a 100-year old woman, her love of books and how a bunch of strangers turned into friends.
FreakFridayFilter: On the Busses. News for a slow work-day: a beheading on a bus by a cannibal with a possible taste for carny flesh. Enjoy!
Digital Archive of Toyo Bunko Rare Books - So many wonderful things.1 2 50 99 100 101 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 650 700 750 800 850 892 893