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Weekly Reading: Moby Dick or The Whale

This “classic” finally engaged me.  I recall reading it, despairingly, in high school.  In 1968 or so, I ‘d never seen a whale and we didn’t have tons of neat video or television about them yet.   304 more words

Books & Reading

“I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military division.” 120 more words


Autumn Coots

Two American Coots enjoying an afternoon in the golden reflection of cattails gone brown for the season. We are still waiting for the Ducks to return and fill up the ponds but until the Ducks arrive the Coots have the place all to themselves. 6 more words

Day Glow Turtle

Last week the science world was all a buzz about the recent discovery of a biofluorescent Hawksbill sea turtle in the Solomon Islands.  The first known biofluorescent reptile. 47 more words

Science Illustration

Flint, Michigan Reconsiders Giving Babies Iron-Filled Bleach Water

I’m very defensive of Flint, Mich., as it’s my husband’s hometown, and, like my beloved Detroit, I feel it gets a bad rep. It is the home of… 716 more words