Wednesday Wanderings: TimeLord of the Dance, Animatronic T-Rex, Good Omens trailer, and Ah, Nuts

Riverdance meets Dr. Who, and it is a wonder: Time Lord of the Dance This animatronic T-rex is pretty cool: T-rex If you are waiting for the TV adaptation of the Pratchett-Gaiman book, Good Omens, this little teaser is, well, a good omen: Good Omens And just a cute little story about a burglar that … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: TimeLord of the Dance, Animatronic T-Rex, Good Omens trailer, and Ah, Nuts

Wednesday Wanderings: News Source Bias Chart, Olive and Garlic Skillet Bread, Glass as New Data Storage Medium, and Gin and Tonic Ice Cream

A bit of a click bait headline (what isn't these days?), but a pretty accurate chart of the bias of many news sources. If you are truly interested in weeding the fake news out of your life, look here: News Source Bias Chart You have to scroll waaaaaay down to get to the actual recipe … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: News Source Bias Chart, Olive and Garlic Skillet Bread, Glass as New Data Storage Medium, and Gin and Tonic Ice Cream

Wednesday Wanderings: Tom Hiddleston, Tito’s and Dogs, and Mars Rover Selfie

In case you needed more reasons to love Tom Hiddleston: Hiddleston Love Edit: I have been notified that the above link may not work from a cell phone. You might try this link instead. Seems to work better on mobile devices. Tito's isn't just a good vodka, they are helping find good homes for dogs, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Tom Hiddleston, Tito’s and Dogs, and Mars Rover Selfie

Wednesday Wanderings: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned, Icebergs in Canada, Ice Dunes on Pluto, and Ghost Towns Around the World

I really do hope this ends up in a museum and not someone's front hall: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned "Beauty, eh?" (With sincere apologies to all the Canadians out there. I love you, I love your country, but sometimes, you just gotta): Iceberg The New Horizon spacecraft has spotted dunes made of ice on Pluto: Dunes … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned, Icebergs in Canada, Ice Dunes on Pluto, and Ghost Towns Around the World

Wednesday Wanderings: Pretty Cats, Dinosaur Dandruff, Buildings That Are Optical Illusions, and World’s Most Valuable Shipwreck Found

The internet was made for cats, right? So, let's start off this week with a slide show of some pretty cats: Cats Flakes all over your shoulders making it look like it's always snowing just on you? Don't feel bad. Even dinosaurs got dandruff: Dinosaur dandruff Optical illusions can be fun. Here are some buildings … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Pretty Cats, Dinosaur Dandruff, Buildings That Are Optical Illusions, and World’s Most Valuable Shipwreck Found

Wednesday Wanderings: Interesting Infinity War Theory, Egg-Laying Dinosaurs, New Water Tracking Satellites, and Pretty Pictures

Since Avengers: Infinity War came out, there have been volumes written in attempts to explain various plot issues and speculate on what might happen in Avengers 4. For me, this is one that I hope is true (although I suspect it will prove to be wrong. *sob*). I won't put the title of the article … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Interesting Infinity War Theory, Egg-Laying Dinosaurs, New Water Tracking Satellites, and Pretty Pictures

Wednesday Wanderings: Gardens and More Gardens

Spring has finally arrived, and with it, many of us turn our thoughts to gardens: flowers, herbs, vegetables. This week we shall wander through some gardens and garden-related web links. Thomas Jefferson was not only a statesman, President, writer, and revolutionary leader, he was also an avid gardener. Here's a short article about the effort … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Gardens and More Gardens

Wednesday Wanderings: Ancient Pendulum Saw, Whale Songs, Dragon Fire, and Travel Oregon

This backyard project may hold the key to understanding how ancient civilizations cut stone for temples and columns: Pendulum Saw Scientists have recorded 184 different songs sung by bowhead whales in the Arctic. You can hear some of them here: Whale Songs Do you want to build a- dragon? Nature may be able to help … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Ancient Pendulum Saw, Whale Songs, Dragon Fire, and Travel Oregon

Wednesday Wanderings: How Chicks Get Oxygen Inside Eggs, PA Roadside Attractions, and Eight Ways Men and Women Are Different

Sorry to be so late. Two days of appointments (cat to the vet yesterday and me to hairdresser today) left me playing a bit of catch up. Ever wonder how the chick inside that egg gets oxygen? This video will tell you: Oxygen and Eggs I can't help it. I love finding all these weird … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: How Chicks Get Oxygen Inside Eggs, PA Roadside Attractions, and Eight Ways Men and Women Are Different