I left this up for another day and I might leave it up a couple of MORE days. Not only is it a wonderful and funny explanation of Entropy — the scientific version, not the one you find in French novels of the 20th century — but the deal they offer of $10/month and all the courses you can eat while you sit around your house …
They have a course in vector animation (and other animation) which sounds very tempting. I could really jazz up this blog!
Fake me to your leader: The Gulf Breeze UFO Hoax revisited. On the evening of November 11, 1987, in the small town of Gulf Breeze, Florida, a sedate suburb of Pensacola, an ordinary suburban house was enveloped in a strange blue light coming from the sky. The owner of the house, a building contractor named … Continue reading FAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER: THE GULF BREEZE UFO HOAX , REVISITED – Reblog. Sean Munger
Without a machine or a wormhole, we travel through time every day of our lives. We don't do it instantly, but every photo we take is a picture of us in the past. Recent past, long ago past. All our memories are from the past and with each breath, we move one lungful at a … Continue reading TIME TRAVELING SLOWLY – Marilyn Armstrong
I’m sure you’ve heard about the studies in which chimps/apes are brought up from birth by humans and taught to ‘talk’ through sign language and other means. It’s not a big surprise that other primates close to us on the evolutionary scale can learn to communicate in a fairly sophisticated, ‘human’ way. But I just … Continue reading STELLA, HE TALKING DOG – By ELLIN CURLEY
World Sharing - Mid November -- almost holiday time! Can we ever experience anything objectively? Why or why not? (Now for the people who may not understand that idea, this is what objective means (definition wise): Something that is not influenced by personal feelings or opinions). I would like to think that mathematics, physics, and … Continue reading SHARE YOUR WORLD FOR THE MIDDLE OF NOVEMBER — Marilyn Armstrong
Don't take this the wrong way because I am very much in favor of flu shots, but this sounds like a public service announcement rather than a blog. All in a good cause. Since we started getting flu shots every year, we haven't gotten the flu. Not once and we used to pick it up … Continue reading GET YOUR FLU SHOT! Marilyn Armstrong
FOWC with Fandango: Procrastinating Until Time Runs Out PHOTOGRAPHS: OWEN KRAUS And who amongst us does not procrastinate? I used to do everything ahead of time because I figured if I did whatever I didn't want to do EARLY, then I could stop fretting about it. This concept died instantly the day I retired. Now, … Continue reading WHEN IT’S TOO LATE, IS IT STILL PROCRASTINATING? – Marilyn Armstrong