Meanwhile, roughly 6 million bats have died of bat-to-bat transmission of white nose syndrome (actually a fungus). Cute pictures in the slideshow, though!
Everything about this is delightful.
Can we get an Awl "SET HIM ON FIRE" tag?
I just don't have a witty way of pointing out that the constant confusion between Francis and Frances bothers me.
"For good measure, I considered an equivalent British band, The Smiths."
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I can only imagine the delight with which the modern political satire world would greet a justice named Bushrod.
This is America and I don't need Big Government to improve the holidays for me. I murdered my entire family, and so can you. Bootstraps!
"If you’re not married by 40, there are usually a few possible things Wrong With You"
A productive and generous attitude!
I was an early participant in SETI@home, as well, but abandoned it after a few years because after doing some thinking about the way that first contact has gone down between culturally different groups of humans, I decided that the answer to "how are we ever going to handle face-to-face interaction without a catastrophe?" was not one I wanted to be a part of.
Also, I have always felt that the Aracibo message was some kind of scientist joke. Even as a kid I thought "*I* can barely tell what this stuff is supposed to be, how is an alien going to?"
Basically this article is relevant to my interests and thank you.