Monthly Archives: March 2015

Entry 438: Note to Archaeologists: Stop Digging Stuff Up

Whether you’re rummaging around in your attic or digging around the site of a lost civilization, you never know what you’ll find.  Here’s some stuff that has turned up recently… The Color Blue A researcher in Israel has discovered evidence … Continue reading

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Entry 437: Somewhere Over the Rainbow…Bridge

When our dog Toby died last summer, we were devastated. As I noted in this blog at the time, he was the best dog that had ever lived.  He was a great friend to me, and he brought us so … Continue reading

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Entry 436: Why Many Australians Have Holes in Their Clothes

In what could possibly be a promotional stunt for the upcoming release of the new Jurassic Park movie, scientists have announced that there are dinosaurs currently living in Australia. But don’t worry; no one is in any immediate danger, not … Continue reading

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Entry 435: …in Which My Secret Identity Will Be Revealed

I was a DC guy growing up. No, I didn’t live in Washington. But I preferred DC comics to Marvel. I can’t tell you why exactly. Certainly, Marvel was cooler. Come to think of it, maybe that is why. Whenever in … Continue reading

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Entry 434: Teacher Slaps Student; Adorable Puppy Unharmed

So I was sort of watching my local news the other night while playing with my puppy Riley (whose picture I’m including here just so more people will read this post), when they had a story about a teacher who … Continue reading

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Entry 433: An Open Letter to Hillary Clinton’s Personal Email Account

Dear Ms. Clinton, Well, it’s nice to know I have things in common with so many potential presidential candidates. With Chris Christie, I share a large waistline and a reputation for a gruff demeanor, although I like to think of … Continue reading

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Entry 432: By the Time You Finish Reading This, Your Dog Will Have Forgotten You

A study by researchers at Stockholm University has concluded that “animals have no long-term memory of arbitrary events.”  By “long-term,” the researchers mean longer than 27 seconds, which is the average across all species they looked at. And, yes, that includes … Continue reading

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