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

Friday Review: Spellbound (Spellwright #2) by Blake Charlton

Spellbound by Blake Charlton My rating: 3 of 5 stars Spellbound it the second book in Blake Charlton's trilogy, following Spellwright. It continues the story of cacographic wizard Nicodemus Weal as he struggles to defeat the demon that has taken a part of Nico and stored it in an emerald. The demon plans to use … Continue reading Friday Review: Spellbound (Spellwright #2) by Blake Charlton

Wednesday Wanderings: Pretty Pictures, More Fillion and Muppets, Cumberbatch Does Smaug, and Halloween Craftiness

Some beautiful photos from The Guardian. The first one is stunning: Guardian Photos Remember the video I posted last week of Miss Piggy getting a bit distracted by Nathan Fillion? There are two more, and it seems that little flirtation got a bit escalated: Kermit Oh, Nathan! We know that Benedict Cumberbach is awesome. No, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Pretty Pictures, More Fillion and Muppets, Cumberbatch Does Smaug, and Halloween Craftiness

Wednesday Wanderings: Historic Photos, Cat and Mouse Armor, Lego Art, and Smaug in Gingerbread

Some interesting historic photos: Historic Photos This guy designs armor for mice and cats. Some of these pieces are truly spectacular: Cat and Mouse Armor Some of these may be held together with glue, but even so, this is real Lego art: Medieval Legos And, last, who wouldn't want a gingerbread dragon?: Gingerbread Smaug ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Historic Photos, Cat and Mouse Armor, Lego Art, and Smaug in Gingerbread

Wednesday Wanderings: Most Popular Book in Each State, Dragon R&D, and Useless Facts

Just a few today, since I was not collecting links during my March month off. Here's an look at the most popular book in each of the 50 United States. Some are kind of interesting: http://parade.condenast.com/266106/viannguyen/the-most-popular-book-in-each-of-the-50-states/ A little girl asked an Australian research lab if they could make her a dragon, and they decided to … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Most Popular Book in Each State, Dragon R&D, and Useless Facts