Category Archives: The Facts of Life

Some personal animal news

I’m losing my ability to distinguish among a certain group of animals. Some are rodents but some are not. Starting with hamsters and gerbils — I can’t tell the difference — lately I’ve blanked out on names from all sorts … Continue reading

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Is this animal news?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: [I]t was reported that multiple American Airlines flights have been haunted by grunting, moaning, and groaning sounds…

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Test your character via a magazine article about…big boats

I expected to enjoy reading “The Floating World: Outrageously luxurious superyachts are attracting political scrutiny–and buyers in record numbers.” For one thing, it was written (experienced, actually) by Evan Osnos, a fine and witty writer. For another thing, I am … Continue reading

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