Wouldn’t it be fun to have an Electron Microscope?
from Long Short Report
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Additional recommended scary season viewing:
Getting into the spirit by bluebird of bitterness
You could get a really close look at a snowflake!
Witness a diatom, a type of photosynthetic algae
which builds an intricate glass shell,
smaller than the width of a human hair.
from Kate Barber on Pinterest
Get up close to a coccolithophore – a unicellular, eukaryotic phytoplankton.
from San Francisco State University Electron Microscopy Facility
You could look at pollen and marvel at why it’s so irritating.
Relax! It’s only a Butterfly tongue!
On the other hand… Continue reading “Real Scary Stuff”
San Diego Zoo
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Worldwide distribution of bat species
More Chiroptera below Continue reading “That Flying Mammal”
A classic photograph, of which I was reminded by Weird Dave on the Ace of Spades Overnight Thread.
at EARTH TOUCH NEWS: “As much as we’d love to say this weasel is embarking on an epic journey atop his very own luck dragon, what Le-May actually witnessed was a failed attempt at lunch.”
LONDON (AP) — Kleenex will re-brand its “Mansize” tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist — touching off a social media conversation about what’s in a name.
We used to buy these decades ago, then they seemed to disappear. I searched online a few years ago and was surprised to discover they were still being sold in the UK.
I appreciated the larger size because I always grab two regular size tissues.
To blow my nose!
Not to take this blog into the roiling, boiling political waters, but I figure if the unofficial chaplain of Ace of Spades found this amusing, it’s safe enough.
Posted by: FenelonSpoke at October 25, 2018 08:05 AM (AllCR)
4chan got sent bombs too – many more silly examples
“Well, I’d only heard the word pronounced – I had to guess at the spelling!”
Photo by Geoffrey Martin. Found in Japan.
With handy pokets!
While Engrish errors are often strange, somehow when it’s just the basic L/R sound mix-up, it’s extra funny. Which is why the great website where I found this is called Engrish.com.
How could I not swipe feature this great story from Alex at Weird Universe, which is a great site to which everyone should subscribe.
I know I swiped featured a pic from Bookworm’s Japan tour, just a few days back, but I had to feature this dragon. You should see the rest of the pics.
After a couple of hours of much-needed rest, we hit the Osaka nightlife. Las Vegas will, forever more, look staid and boring by comparison.
From sublime to insane — Kyoto days to Osaka nights