Month: November 2009

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Today’s frolicking baby otter is from Misspippylou, an marine park worker, on Youtube. (Check out Fenway, too!) Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything… Read More ›

Belated Friday Hoydens: The Witches of Lancre

I was reminded today of the general excellence of Nanny Ogg and consœurs, Granny Weatherwax and Magrat Garlick. Ariane’s Pratchettian collection might just beat mine – I have more of Pterry’s books, but she has more figurines (I have zero).

Thursday Cheezburger: Physics

And today’s high-school-subjects theme is… Physics! Relegated to runner-up just because I think it’s been seen here once before, but I still couldn’t bring myself to exclude it: Post your own favourite Theme Cheez o’ t’ week here, and wait… Read More ›

Pinch me

Fairfax has a piece on myths about obesity that is sensible and properly science-based, and which they are promoting in the banner area of the front page? Maybe there’s something to all this approaching-2012-apocalypso after all.