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Animal news: “A wandering meatloaf I, a thing of rock-hard teeth…” what?

If, like me, you’ve never heard of the gunboot chiton (it’s a mollusk), welcome to the world of weird critters. Which reminds me of Richard Strauss’s opera, “Die ägyptische Helen,” (in English, “The Egyptian Helen,” that is, Helen of Troy. Since … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Life: stinky flora and fauna who gather to sniff the stink

From Harper’s Weekly Review: More than 100 people lined up outside of an abandoned Bay Area gas station for the chance to sniff a corpse flower in bloom. There’s a reason behind this. Once upon a time I heard something … Continue reading

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Where have all the memes gone? Short time passin’

It has just occurred to me I’ve forgotten what a “meme” is. And the reason I’ve forgotten? How long has it been since you saw the word “meme” or an example of one of ’em used on social or anti-social … Continue reading

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