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Category Archive: Cool Stuff

Aug 21 2013

This Time, The Apocalypse Is For The Birds

Predictions of apocalypse Are found in some religions This week, for something different, it’s The end of days… of pigeons In Moscow, birds are dying— Ah, but that is not the worst— The pigeons don’t just die; they’ve been Becoming zombies first! They fall to earth as if possessed, Their muscles strangely weak They’re listless, …

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Aug 20 2013

The Other Kind Of Blue Moon

So… I learned something new today. I had known for some time of the “second full moon in the same month” definition, but it turns out that is the second definition. Before it (and still, but less well known perhaps thanks to Nanci Griffith and Patrick Alger), it turns out that a Blue Moon is …

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May 16 2013

“Foggy Bottom” Ink Review

Foggy Bottom

I purchased this ink, To be honest, I think For the picture adorning the bottle. It’s a cuttle with quill, And it gave me a thrill In a way that–in truth–not a lot’ll. With the ink smoothly flowing My pleasure is showing (I’ve never been one to be subtle) To conclude my review It’s a …

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May 04 2013

Wait… Shoes Don’t Have To Hurt?

I love my shoes. I love my shoes! My feet no longer sing the blues I’ve tried them all—I’ve paid my dues And now—at last—I love my shoes! I’ve tried the best of hiking boots On crowded streets and private routes (I’ve even worn them with my suits) My feet don’t care for hiking boots …

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May 02 2013

Send Your Haiku To Mars! (or… not)

Have I mentioned that I hate Haikus? Not real haiku, but haiku as it has been translated into American. I don’t speak Japanese–well, not much. Very little, but I have been told by a Japanese student that my pronunciation is remarkable. Which, I suspect, is only true in comparison to this student’s experience with other …

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Feb 05 2013

Sic Transit Gloria Mundi

They paved over Richard—that’s Richard the third The Richard that used to be King. Will I be remembered? The notion’s absurd! But who knows what the future might bring? Will the world of the future seek out where I rest? Will they quarry in search of my bones? Will they pore over details of things …

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Dec 08 2012

South Carolina’s Elusive Green Cuttlefish

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Notice how much more effective his camouflage is than the flounder’s. (Click to embiggen)

Oct 13 2012

Robot Octopus!

Robot Octopus. Two words that are awesome together. I want a robot octopus To play with in the pool To go for walks on rainy days And follow me to school To count upon its tentacles And help me out with math To find my rubber ducky When I lose it in the bath I …

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Sep 26 2012

A Sign Of Impeccable Taste

Excellent coffee deserves an excellent mug, don’t you think? All I know is, I have one, and it makes my rooibos tea (coffee only at home–at work, rooibos tea; I am a creature of habit) taste wonderful.

Sep 21 2012

Right There At The Top Of The Page!

This page, that is–the long list of dozens and dozens of car emblems at EvolveFish! Or, for those of you who prefer direct links, right here is where you can get your very own cuttlefish car emblem!

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