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Shet-land of the hairy

Shetland cows are well adapted for cold environments. These are two I spotted when jogging this morning. The hair gives a resemblance to prehistoric woolly mammoths; the hair also provides insulation for the cow from the cold Shetland isles.   82 more words


{Book To Movie Experience} Gone Girl

GONE GIRL – directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn – unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage.

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Books + Movies

Books on Stage!

By now, hopefully you’ve heard that Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is getting the Broadway treatment! Water for Elephants is the story of a stowaway on a circus train who takes over the care of the star elephant, and soon becomes entangled in the drama and darkness of the show. 585 more words

Reading Life

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

2014 #136
Darren Aronofsky | 97 mins | DVD | 16:9 | USA / English | 18 / NC-17*

On Coney Island, the faded and decrepit one-time pleasure place of New York City, four people — Harry (Jared Leto), his girlfriend Marion (Jennifer Connelly), his best friend Tyrone (Marlon Wayans), and his mother Sara (Oscar-nominated Ellen Burstyn) — find themselves accidentally drawn into a whirlwind of drug addiction. 600 more words


The Problem With Multimedia Adaptations

“Has there ever been a time where you thought the movie was better than the book?”

Asked that question, many of my friends gave me the look that gives off the impression that, no, not off the top of my head, I can’t.

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What Are The Three Main Types Of Animal Adaptations?

In the natural world, there are three main types of adaptations that could help for the animal to survive in their environment are, structural/physical adaptation, physiological adaptation and behavioral adaptation. 247 more words


Resilience: Understanding Adaptation and Transformation through Indigenous Practice

Resilience is emerging as a promising vehicle for improving management of social-ecological systems that can potentially lead to more sustainable arrangements between environmental and social spheres. 138 more words