Category Archives: Animal news

Animal news: Don’t blame Big Bird for the list the U.S. just made

From Harper’s Weekly Report: The Conservative Political Action Conference forbade the Sesame Street characters Elmo, Big Bird, and Bert and Ernie from attending the conference in February in response to a Twitter announcement about Big Bird’s vaccination status. For the … Continue reading

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The magic in mushrooms

I buy mushrooms on a regular basis and I eat them, in salad, in sauce. But I’ve never tried magic mushrooms. From Harper’s Weekly Report: The largest-ever trial of the benefits of psilocybin showed that the psychoactive compound was highly … Continue reading

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Unpleasant animal news: the plagues return

The Biblical plagues, I mean. In Egypt. Well, they’re back. (Do not click on this link if you can’t bear to see a close-up of a large scorpion, a representative of a swarm of large scorpions.) In case you don’t … Continue reading

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