It’s the most wonderful time of the year

I found the most magnificent pillow at World Market today. That, my friends, is a throw pillow depicting the grave robbing scene in the original Frankenstein film.  October is the only time of year that I can really shop for… Continue Reading

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Start watching this video at 3:20 and behold the glory of Prince that the world has lost. Shamelessly stolen from Warren Ellis’s newsletter.  Share on Tumblr

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Weird Weekend Reading: Cyberpunk Prophecies Gradually Coming True

  Friday has arrived, suspiciously perky and bragging of having overcome a serious coffee addiction. I don’t trust this Friday. This week, science is throwing all kinds of crazy stuff at us, from virus existing inside the human genome to several… Continue Reading

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The Rogue One Trailer is Here

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The trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has finally dropped. I am cautiously optimistic!  Share on Tumblr

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Weird Weekend Reading – Unicorns, Cyberpunk, and Ghostbuster Prophecies

Friday has arrived, confused and trembling and showing early signs of scurvy after eating nothing but chocolate rabbits for the last week. Greetings, my friends! Today we return to our regularly scheduled Weird Weekend Reading. The offerings this week include cataclysms… Continue Reading

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My best ratatouille recipe and other thoughts

I am so excited about this batch of ratatouille currently stewing in my kitchen. It’s my first go at using an Herbs de Provence mix, and it smells amazing. (Recipe at the end of the post) Ratatouille is such a… Continue Reading

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Double Speak, The Cosmic Void, Mortal Combat: Your Weekend Reading

Friday has stumbled in, bleary eyed and in desperate need of a bath and perhaps a coffee. Here is your weekend reading, my friends. Food scientist Glenn Davis Stone weighs in on the new doublespeak that defines gene editing as a… Continue Reading

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Pandemic Microbes, Dark Matter, China on the Moon: Your Weekend Reading

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Friday has arrived, with the swiftness of a desert tortoise crossing a state highway. Here is your recommended reading for the weekend. Mars. Scientists on the space station exposed two types of Antarctic microbes to simulated Mars-like conditions, and found… Continue Reading

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Cats, cyberpunk, and conspiracy theories: Your Friday reading list

Friday has arrived, like a snail fleeing a sunbeam. May you have a lovely weekend, and time to take in some reading. Here are my favorite articles from this week: Genetic tests show the complicated history of domesticating cats. A… Continue Reading

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