Archive for: December, 2007

My New Year's Eve

Dec 31 2007 Published by under Uncategorized


An Allosaurus skeleton in the lobby of AMNH, New Year's Eve, 2007.
Image: GrrlScientist 2007. [Larger view].

As proof that my readers are the bestest of the best, I met one of my long-time readers and her daughter at the American Museum of Natural History today and spent the afternoon with them.

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The Great Comet of 2007

Dec 31 2007 Published by under Image of the Day, Nature

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Comet McNaught.
Also known as the Great Comet of 2007, McNaught is the brightest comet for over 40 years and the second brightest since 1935.
Image: Noeleen Lowndes 2007 (NewScientist calendar 2008). [Much larger view]

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Birds in the News 112 -- New Year Edition

Dec 31 2007 Published by under Birds in the News

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Gull with Reflection.
California Gull, Larus californicus, with reflection -- Great Salt Lake, Antelope Island Causeway, April 2005.
Image: Dave Rintoul, KSU [really large view]

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Ten New Year's Resolutions for the Field Birder

Dec 31 2007 Published by under Birding

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This article was just published in the Maryland Ornithological Society's newsletter, the Maryland Yellowthroat. Perhaps you will find it of interest ... or maybe even of some use!

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Planet Earth, Our Mother

Dec 31 2007 Published by under Nature, Streaming videos

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How can you not love and want to protect this beautiful, awe-inspiring planet that we live on? [4:42]

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Is There Another Harry Potter Book on the Way?

Dec 30 2007 Published by under Harry Potter

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Weak moments: JK Rowling may give in to temptation and write an eighth Harry Potter book.
Image: DailyMail.

Wow, the latest news is that JK Rowling might be convinced to write an eighth Harry Potter book, especially in response to her 14-year-old daughter, Jessica's, urging.

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Stromatolites

Dec 30 2007 Published by under Fossils, Image of the Day, Nature

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Stromatolites.
These intriguing fossils are a visual portal into the emergence of life and the eventual evolving of life forms from Cambrian to modern times.
Image: Mark Boyle 2007 (NewScientist calendar 2008). [Much larger view]

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What Chinese Year Should You Have Been Born Under?

Dec 30 2007 Published by under Uncategorized

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I am a DOG? And I am most compatible with a tiger or horse?

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Outback Mosaic

Dec 29 2007 Published by under Environment, Image of the Day, Nature

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Outback mosaic.
Australia is the world's driest inhabited continent and has the most variable rainfall.
Image: Carole Tilney 2007 (NewScientist calendar 2008). [Much larger view]

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What's Your Fortune?

Dec 29 2007 Published by under Uncategorized

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I found a fortune cookie fortune generator online for you all to play with. I got a weird fortune and I am curious as to what fortune you got.

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