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Dec 29 2010

Two Must-Reads You May Not Have Read

Whelp, Christmas is over.  We’ve got a bit o’ breathing room before New Year’s.  Time now to catch up on some of that great stuff you put off. Brian Switek’s got 6 Strange Fossils That Enlightened Evolutionary Scientists.  It’s Brian, so I don’t have to tell you how awesome it is.  Just get yer arse …

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Dec 05 2010

Suzanne and Sunset

If that doesn’t take your breath away, you have no eye for beauty.  Two more where that comes from.  Now do you see why Suzanne makes my heart sing?

Dec 05 2010

Wupatki Wonders

I’m behind the times.  One Fly has had a gorgeous, photo-filled post on Wupatki National Monument up at his Picture Place up since November, and your own dear cantinera makes a cameo appearance.  You geo-types will like to know that the monument’s built from the sandstones of the Moenkopi Formation and the limestones of the …

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Nov 29 2010

Sit and Watch the Sunset

It’s Monday.  Moreover, it’s the Monday after a holiday.  I know all you all need a little something beautiful right now, so go over and watch the sunset at Suzanne’s: That’s just the first of many gorgeous images.  Go on.  Go enjoy.  You’ve earned a beauty break.

Nov 25 2010

Los Links

Bored on a holiday weekend, are ye?  Had your fill of turkey, football, annoying relatives, Black Friday, all that rot?  Well, that’s good, because I’ve got lots o’ interesting links I’ve been meaning to do something about but never managed to get round to blogging. Pour yourselves a glass of something tasty and hopefully strong, …

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Nov 11 2010

England’s Libel Law is Liable to Bite Yer Arse

So do what Simon Singh says and sign the petition to reform it: This week is the first anniversary of the report Free Speech is Not for Sale, which highlighted the oppressive nature of English libel law. In short, the law is extremely hostile to writers, while being unreasonably friendly towards powerful corporations and individuals …

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Oct 15 2010

Some Things of Especial Note

Whilst you’re waiting for me to get my arse in gear on the whole Discovery Park geo thing, here’s some lively links to keep you busy. Callan Bentley’s moving!  He’ll be joining the new American Geophysical Union’s new blog consortium by the end of the month, so watch his space for directions to the new …

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Oct 07 2010

Stuff Comes from Somewhere

Back before I distracted by the shiny new car and purchasing of same, our own George W. had a post up that really forced some thinking.  And it’s all because he was up at 4 in the morning thinking about bolts: Where’s the nickel (which plates the bolt) mined? What’s the state of mine-safety technology? …

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Sep 29 2010

Hey, Hoosiers!

There’s actually interesting natural history in Indiana.  No, really!  And David Orr’s out to prove it.  His new blog, Under Indiana, has an ambitious mission: After I’d grown up a bit, I learned to appreciate my home state on its own terms. I think it’s a common experience for lovers of natural history: a deepening …

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Sep 22 2010

Geo Linkfest!

Since I’m traipsing all over bits of Oregon with Lockwood and ye olde intrepid companion, I’m having to rely on other geobloggers to fill in the gaps.  I’ll use any excuse so’s to have a chance to highlight some truly awesome geoblogging goodness. When you’re a professional geologist in western Washington, you can’t always depend …

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