Seriously, actual huge smoke rings. Hundreds of feet across. Gandalf himself would be jealous.
Tonight I walked out of a restaurant to find a mild rain. Considering I had left the top down on my Miata when I parked it, this wasn’t the best of news. The car is designed to handle some rain because, well, this kind of thing happens. Still, it isn’t a good idea, so I […]
There is a fish called the Sarcastic Fringehead. To me, that’s a post all in itself. That is just amazingly a thing. They named a fish the “Sarcastic Fringehead”. Aren’t folks wonderful? Isn’t it a glorious world that has such words in it? Some words are just art unto themselves. Not art in the sense […]
You are most likely a trichromat, although dichromats are common enough. But only a few are tetrachromats. How many different kinds of cones in your eyeballs? Most people have three kinds (“tri-“, while colorblind people might have only two (“di-“). But apparently there are some folks who have four — “tetra”. And so they can see […]
The grand leap of the whale up the Fall of Niagara is esteemed, by all who have seen it, as one of the finest spectacles in nature. — Benjamin Franklin (This week’s Friday quote nicely pairs up with Monday’s quote, at least I think so. Do you?)