Wednesday Wanderings: Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica, All the Times Doctor Who was Ruined Forever, Knee Surgery, and Space Sings

An iceberg broke off the Antarctic ice shelf last week, and while this particular iceberg is not a huge threat, it is giving scientists a good look at what the potential for future breaks with more impact might mean: Larsen C With all the brouhaha over the new Doctor being a woman, it might be … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica, All the Times Doctor Who was Ruined Forever, Knee Surgery, and Space Sings

Wednesday Wanderings: Social Interaction and the Immune System, Earth Photos, Ice Bucket Challenge Pays Off, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Food and Wine

In a follow-up to the discovery that the brain and the immune system are linked, this research seems to indicate that the immune system may control some part of social interaction (Do excuse the click baity headline. The article is interesting.): Immune System and Social Interaction Some really cool photos from the BBC's Earth Capture … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Social Interaction and the Immune System, Earth Photos, Ice Bucket Challenge Pays Off, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Food and Wine

Wednesday Wanderings: Folklore Creatures, Funny Animal Photos, SpaceX Lands a Rocket, and Christmas

I don't know that I would call all of these "insane," but there are some interesting creatures in this list: Nordic Folklore Creatures We all know animals do some funny things, but these photos won the first Comedy Animal Pictures awards: Funny Animals This is pretty danged cool! This week, SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Folklore Creatures, Funny Animal Photos, SpaceX Lands a Rocket, and Christmas

Wednesday Wanderings: Playmobil Paintings, 25 Cool Roads, 15 Science Facts, and Green Bay Packers Facts

These are kind of cute. Classic paintings with all the people replaced by Playmobil toys: Playmobil Paintings These 25 roads are amazing, and in many cases, beautiful. Some have been included in photo lists before, but still worth seeing again. I have to admit, there are some I would not want to be a passenger … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Playmobil Paintings, 25 Cool Roads, 15 Science Facts, and Green Bay Packers Facts

Wednesday Wanderings: Camping Tips, Snails are Pretty, and Boston Trivia

I don't know that I would call all of these camping tips genius, but some are pretty clever. And still don't make me want to go camping 🙂 : http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/camping-hacks-that-are-borderline-genius Snails. Beautiful snails. Yes, snails. Look at these photos. See if you don't agree: http://www.lifebuzz.com/snails/#!EKPsd There are annoying ads that pop up during this slide … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Camping Tips, Snails are Pretty, and Boston Trivia