New Worlds Weam a weirdy stream... a freak kettle of pottish meanderings Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:07:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Growing up in the Universe… Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:10:00 +0000

An accessible and entertaining introduction to Evolution and genetics, presented by Prof. Richard Dawkins for the 1991 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures (inaugurated by the great Michael Faraday in 1827)..

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Yummy Cocoa Death!… Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:01:55 +0000

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The Call of Cthulhu… Sat, 11 Oct 2014 01:05:27 +0000

The Call of Cthulhu from Sky Harbor on Vimeo.

Short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written in the summer of 1926. (46:45)

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Richard Feynman: The Character of Physical Law… Fri, 10 Oct 2014 23:21:36 +0000 The Messenger Lectures are a prestigious series of talks given by leading scholars and public figures at Cornell University.

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John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:56:28 +0000

John Lennon should have turned 74 today…

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Stars… Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:40:50 +0000

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Autumnal Equinox… Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:10:18 +0000

The pic is of the ‘Luminata Lantern Parade’, held here at Green Lake in honour of the Fall Equinox… Isn’t that nice? I darkly suspect an Illuminati plot… ;-)

This evening at 19:29 PDT, old Sol crosses the Celestial Equator headed south…
Up here, the Sun will rise and set around 7:00 in the AM and PM (DST)…

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You did WHAT at a ‘Mexican’ restaurant in Russia?!?#@?… Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:59:56 +0000

Here, John Oliver displays his ‘weapons grade’ comedic talents to the FULL !! ;-)

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Shall the Scots go it alone?… Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:51:36 +0000
St. Andrews cross – the Flag of Scotland

As Scots go to the polls today, they decide on whether they should remain a part of Great Britain or become a fully independent nation. With close to 100% voter registration, it appears that everyone 16 yo or older has the opportunity to have their say.


Here, the very English band The Clash put it pretty succinctly:

This latest spasm of ‘independence-ism’ is chiefly political. The Scots (bless them) can’t stand the Conservative (‘Tory’) party*. English PM David Cameron and the current British government are Tory of course, else no vote today.

Being of both Scots and English heritage, I’m rather divided on the issue. Heart says ‘Split’, head says ‘Stay’…

Either way, it’s way better than bloodying up a perfectly good sheep pasture over the issue! We’ll know by late tonight or tomorrow.

* The British ‘Conservatives’ are nothing like the American variety. We would likely classify them as ‘right of center’ Democrats.

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King Crimson – Cat Food (HQ)… Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:54:16 +0000

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