“The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.” -Carl Sagan I haven’t been shy about sharing my hopes for the new Cosmos series, which aired its first episode earlier this week. Personally, I thought it was good, even though it wasn’t the series I would have…
I had a bit a of field blitz hitting a few far flung sites that I wrapped up today. Today was Spring with warm sun. I stretched out and took a 5 minute nap at this spot simply because it would have been wrong not to. Alas I was not able to linger and now lot of typing reports ahead. The rock is a outcrop of igneous complex covered in a carpet of moss. The term for these features is balds. Perhaps my favorite landscape on a warm early Spring day.
This is a much-needed expose on what wolves are being subjected to in the worst of the worst wolf killing state of Idaho. Four brave souls went undercover to shine a light on this horrific “contest”. I want to thank them … Continue reading →
The investigation into seven illnesses and a death linked to Hispanic cheese has resulted in suspended operations at a Delaware plant, Roos Foods. According to the Associated Press, FDA inspectors found a mess including poor sanitation and practices. This is … Continue reading →
Poisoning of dingoes - wild dogs - has a deleterious effect on small native mammals such as marsupial mice, bandicoots and native rodents, according to a new paper which found that loss of dingoes after baiting is associated with greater activity by foxes, which prey on small marsupials and native rodents.
As well, the number of kangaroos and wallabies increases when dingoes, the top predators in the Australian bush, disappear. Grazing by these herbivores reduces the density of the