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Scientists are baffled by this 1 weird berry!!!!

I’ve recently done a wikipedia deep-dive into the unexpectedly complex topic of blueberries, and wanted to share with you my discoveries. That said, no scientists are actually baffled by this. But I do think you will be as surprised as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal

A couple of weeks a book found its way to me in a rather roundabout way. I was recommended this book by my father, who got it from his neighbor, and although the tastes of my dad and I differ … Continue reading

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Cracked Eschatology

Taken in part from an email conversation I had with a friend: Yesterday I received an email from a friend with a link to a rather unremarkable Cracked article, entitled 7 Horrible Ways The Universe Can Destroy Us Without Warning. … Continue reading

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The Damnably Bright Sky

Last night I took part in the survey on light pollution, conducted by Globe at Night. I will not rehash here the facts on light pollution which you can read directly on the above website (and in many other places), … Continue reading

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The Flemish Philosopher

I found this interesting engraving at the Met. The engraving is by Robert Benard, the original artwork by David Teniers The Younger. The verse below the engraving reads: To the philosopher admiring all the charms For new systems far away … Continue reading

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