Wednesday Wanderings: Thor Fumbles, Bird Language, Summer Salads, and Help Kids Photograph Nature

Even the God of Thunder has his moments. “I meant to do that!”

God of Butterfingers

Scientists may be learning how early hominids developed language. With the help of birds:

Bird Language

Need some new ideas for fresh salads for those hot summer days when you just don’t want to do a lot of cooking? Here you go:

Summer Salads

Help Your Kids Learn Photography This Summer:

Kid’s Photography

(Photo by Bob Donaldson/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS from


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Coming in mid-August: “Circle Unbroken”, a science fiction novel. Kaili has come home to Geb, a planet rich in the minerals needed by a depleted Earth for her sister’s installment as head of the family mining business. When an old rivalry threatens the family, Kaili and her partner must use every talent at their disposal to save the company and the sisters’ lives.