From the Secret Pages Of The Official Handbook for the Animal Heroes Universe: The Two-Dimensional Trichoplax adhaerens “Once just an overlooked animalcule, Trichoplax adhaerens has transformed into the world’s simplest animal hero!” Real Name: Animalia Eumetazoa ParaHoxozoa Placozoa Trichoplacidae … Continue reading Trichoplax adhaerens, Earth Simplest Animal Hero!
No, not Wonder Woman’s sidekick Etta Candy, Eta Carinae! “Ate a car in a what???” you ask, “what’s this Eta Carinae?” Eta Carinae is a popular interstellar sightseeing spot, so some of you may already know – if you do, … Continue reading Eta Carinae
Part Of This Complete Pumpkin Breakfast (part one, probably) Welcome to another The Pumpkin Spice Must Flow, where I irregularly post about that most extraordinary combination of flavors, pumpkin pie spice (or just “pumpkin spice”). Despite currently being in between … Continue reading The Pumpkin Spice Must Flow #2
Cats! Does the internet talk about cats enough? Are you sure? Betteridge’s Law dictates that the answer to that question would be “no,” so here’s some trivia about some famous or historical cats I’ve compiled in semi-chronological order to fix … Continue reading Famous And Historical Cats
Part One: Dawn Of Pumpkin Spice Welcome to The Pumpkin Spice Must Flow, an irregular feature where I pointlessly share my opinions on pumpkin spice products. Despite the recent travesty of justice on the Avocado’s pie vote-off, I have always … Continue reading The Pumpkin Spice Must Flow #1
Stargazing is often dull, uneventful stuff. Sure, once in awhile you might catch something creeping across some tiny sliver of the sky, but you don’t have to tune every night to see how hot Venus is or who’s orbiting Uranus … Continue reading Science: The Star Betelgeuse
Today’s Pet Thread is brought to you by the Letter “B” for Beru! And the Letter “H” for “Hello.” (The pivotal line spoken by Aunt Beru in the Star Wars sequels. Please no prequel bashing.) Having not been approved yet … Continue reading Pet Thread: May the pets be with us!
Welcome to this week’s late pet thread! We” be driving out all the cats, dogs, birds and other pets – including snakes!- for us to enjoy looking at at wishing were ours instead. These two sweeties from the Mrs. Jinn … Continue reading Pet Thread: Green With Envy
Hanny’s Voorwerp is a thing out in space and has the distinction of having probably the silliest name in all of astronomy. It all began back in 2007 when a school teacher named Hanny van Arkel (another silly-sounding name, not … Continue reading Other: Big Voorwerp!
Coil was a transgressive band born of the fine English tradition of visionaries, weirdo magicians and perverse madmen. They took inspiration from people like William Blake, Austin Osman Spare, Alexander Shulgin, Ian Sinclair, Aleister Crowley, even William Burroughs (although he … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Coil
Who better than a machine to tell you about Kraftwerk, the band who became one with their machines? Originally formed formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970, Kraftwerk pioneered what electronic music might, could and did become. The … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Kraftwerk – Rise Of The Machines