Sunday, January 29, 2012

Friday, January 27, 2012

Late Bloomers

As someone still unsure what he wants to be when he "grows up" and afraid that he's already wasted the best years of his life, these people give me hope.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Damn You, Paris Hilton!

She's driving native English dog breeds extinct! (BTW, it's funny to see chihuahuas and Siberian Huskies called "exotic.")

Monday, January 23, 2012

Immortal Plants of the Mojave

The Mojave desert is home to startling numbers of superannuated plants. Methuselah plant, Shmethuselah plant, the Mormon Tea and the creosote is where it's at!

It's Four-and-Twenty BLACKbirds...

...not four-and-twenty WHITEbirds!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Books on Language

This marvelous interview warms the cockles of my prescriptivist heart. Some very interesting book suggestions.

(Via Languagehat)

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Still Here, Bitches!

Tortoise species thought extinct is still around, thankyouverymuch.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

When The Reader's Away...

...the books will play! I always suspected something like this, you know. The books are alive!!!

(Via Whatever)

Sunday, January 08, 2012

Thursday, January 05, 2012


In more tales of our coming dooooooooooom at the hands of the animals, here's a fish that imitates an octopus that imitates a fish. The panda-sharks are the shock-troops, and the fish are the spies!

Shark Hybrids

Last week, pandas were eating meat, and this week, the sharks are hybridizing! This can mean only one thing: panda-sharks! It'll never be safe to go back into the water!

(Via The Awl)

Sunday, January 01, 2012