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Graceful Grafting

I started reading The Introduction to Graceful Labeling…If it says ‘introduction’ one should be okay, no? All I remember now is that caterpillars, and some lobsters, are graceful, but butterflies are not. It seems counter-intuitive. Intuition doesn’t care. h/t: Graceful … Continue reading

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Graceful Grafting

I started reading The Introduction to Graceful Labeling…If it says ‘introduction’ one should be okay, no? All I remember now is that caterpillars, and some lobsters, are graceful, but butterflies are not. It seems counter-intuitive. Intuition doesn’t care. h/t: Graceful … Continue reading

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Finger-licking Figgy Duff

9 Oh excellent figgy duff! Bonus, from the book shelf at the inn: Food for thought: Newfoundland children’s books. Consider this: Economic nutrition! I leave the island, well-fed and inspired in so many ways.  h/t: Growing ‘Fat-Earther’ Movement Believes Planet … Continue reading

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Crooked

A super-quick one for today’s prompt: crooked; no time. h/t  Kant, who said: Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made. (It is also the name of an an interesting blog; derived from these words, I presume.) I am … Continue reading

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The Evolutionary Disadvantages of Being Shy

h/t: Shylock; Mimosa pudica (And that’s why the Mimosa never achieved its dreams of becoming a famous author. It’s all about the lack of Sitzfleisch!) #MomsThatReadIt: screen shot, via Webcomic.com: To read: Bomb Magazine  – Kazuo Ishiguro, an interview by Graham … Continue reading

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Gladius, my dear Swordfish!

Prompt: sword (or gladius). Meet the swordfish! They have very cute small fry. But shouldn’t you rather wear them  than eat them? One salient fact: they cannot stop swimming, or they’ll die. h/t: BBC – Earth – The one thing everyone knows … Continue reading

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Upping the Ante

Paraphrasing Einstein: For this resin mastery demands all of an ant. (Or did Engels have it? Everything must justify its existence before the judgement seat of Resin, or give up its existence!) h/t: Dunlop JA, Kontschán J, Walter DE, Perrichot V. … Continue reading

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Bespoke

H/T: The New Yorker Said No via Blogger http://ift.tt/2hq697d

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Sympathy for the Sturgeon

Sturgeon: it’s a fish. Fine, it’s also a design. The perfect design to help you sidestep the anthropogenic Allee effect, in fact! via Blogger http://ift.tt/2wFL1o2

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Kiln Selection

H/T: Robert Sapolsky and the old gnu. via Blogger http://ift.tt/2yhsDiG

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