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Quantifying the genetic capacity of California grunion (Leuresthes tenuis) to adapt to ocean acidification

Ocean acidification can reduce survival and growth of marine larvae. However, if
populations have the genetic capacity to adapt and increase their tolerance to low pH levels, then such genetic changes may offset the harmful effects of ocean acidification. 174 more words


Two Actors in Search of a Play: Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

Rare it is for a film to make me question what I do. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), which seems to be about acting and the actor’s world, or even about time, desire, and aging, is for me at least a meditation on what it means to interpret a narrative work of art. 514 more words

Film Review

Mildly Enthusiastic Review: Cruel Intentions

After the seriously impressive Dangerous Liaisons we discussed recently (well, I did, while you politely ignored me, as is our deal), it’s time to turn attention to its younger bizarro cousin: 517 more words


Grow daily with this one 10- minute practice 

Why do I always get hit with an inspired thought when I am running to a tight-schedule? Is that just me or…? Today – as with the past few Wednesdays and most Wednesdays leading up to Christmas – looks like this: 650 more words



Should Kate Winslet just stop traveling in the company of men? She always finds herself royally screwed in some way. Luxury cruise ships, airplanes… or maybe… she’s the problem? 1,146 more words


[Guest Post] Death Note – A Deplorable Attempt at Adaptation

Hello everyone and welcome to That Baka Blog’s first ever guest post. Today I would like to introduce you to Stephen Nagel, a filmmaker and blogger from Cape Town, South Africa. 1,089 more words


Educator Spotlight: Building a Bird’s-Eye View of the World

Kelly Blais, this week’s Educator of the Week, strives to help her students develop a global perspective and a sense of ownership of their learning. 681 more words