Month: July 2011

Word of the Day: trypophobia?

– supposedly”an irrational fear of clustered holes”. Does this picture of a lotus pod (front page thumbnail pixellated) squick you at all?

Lindsay Beyerstein explores what makes a phobia versus a non-phobic unpleasantness.

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Today’s sea otter has been shared by katrina.elizabeth on flickr.

Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?