Category Archives: The Facts of Life

Re Jeffrey Epstein, “…a more satisfactory conclusion.”

From Harper’s Weekly Review, an item that sort of mystifies me: Following an autopsy, the New York City medical examiner determined that Epstein committed suicide by hanging, and his lawyers vowed to conduct an investigation that would arrive at a … Continue reading

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Utterly disgusting animal news

Animal? Well, yeah, cicadas are animals. If you’ve ever been hanging around during a cicada plague, you’ll know some of them are as large as Big Bird. I made that up. But I don’t regret it. So what do you … Continue reading

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…And maybe sell your vacation home on the moon

Also from Harper’s Weekly Review: …scientists worried about the implications of an Israeli lunar lander accidentally letting thousands of tardigrades, microscopic animals that can survive for years without food or water, loose on the moon.

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