Society’s love of butterflies currently valued at $40,800

Butterflies and their peaceful meadow imagery powers have been all over the place this week (wait until you see the butterfly with the ball and chain that’s in the scan queue).  According to CNN, someone placed a winning online bid of $40,800 to name a butterfly the Minerva owl butterfly or Opsiphanes blythekitzmillerae, which is […]

Oops ~ surfer unravels the mystery of the universe

Okay, just head on over to the article.  Here you go: "Surfer dude stuns physicists with theory of everything" at Telegraph.co.uk.  Hey, Einstein started as a patent officer, so why not?

Smithsonian Ecocenter ~ The Oceans

Smitshonian.com has a great collection of information and links here on the oceans.  I found my way there from the Gates of Paradise photos, which contained the following ad (animated file split into three stills): It’s a catchy ad because coral reefs are a subject near and dear to many people’s hearts.  I tested this […]

The How-To of Bikini Barbie Frankensteinium

I thought that the image of the mutilated Chinese Barbie-like doll in a bikini from my previous post was interesting, but I came across a blog through Digg that takes it a step further and actually lights up the Barbie in a small electric chair. That explains the doll in the first post a little […]

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