Here's a depiction the earliest common ancestor of humans and most other animals.
Gurdjieff’s Advice to his Daughter
Do not follow fads.
Obtain with the purpose of sharing.
If you are meditating and a devil arrives, make the devil meditate.
Platypus Genome Reveals Secrets of Mammal Evolution
The meaning of life was lurking in the genetic code of the platypus all along.
Where Our Money Goes
If you feel like you can’t get ahead, it's not because someone gets Medicaid. Or a school to send their kids to. Those investments create and preserve wealth for all of us. The real reason is that there's a finite amount of money in the economy, and some people know how to acquire and squirrel away vast amounts of it.
What is it about Fridays?
We drove off to work having no idea there was a bear in one of our big ponderosa pines, right over our house—until we saw it on the evening news!
Nature’s Most Efficent Killing Machine
Proving once again that we humans far outstrip such mighty predators as the shark in our bid to earn the title of Nature's Most Efficient Killing Machine, our friends at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are trying out ever new ways of enslaving animals to do our dirtiest work for us. Stealth sharks to … Continue reading Nature’s Most Efficent Killing Machine
UK Radiation Incident
Blunder left trail of lethal radiation By Andrew Norfolk Safety cap left off toxic cargo as it travelled 130 miles across Britain A LETHAL beam of radiation was emitted from a casket containing highly radioactive waste on a three-and-a-half-hour road journey across England, it was disclosed yesterday. Thousands of people were put at risk by … Continue reading UK Radiation Incident
Alien Life Found on Earth?
Some scientists in India think that a myseterious red rain that fell after a metoer exploded in the atmosphere may contain extraterrestrial microbes.Regular People's VersionThe Real DealRelated article of interest
More Panda than Panther
This is our cat Samantha. She saved Aimée's life once in Spokane by waking her up in the middle of the night while she was having severe asthma in her sleep, allowing her to get to the hospital for treatment. This was shortly after we started dating, before we moved in together. When she went … Continue reading More Panda than Panther
My Kitty Loves Water
Boo Radley is completely fascinated by water. We used to grow grass for the cats to chew on in a long square planter, and whenever I watered it he would stare at the soil, fascinated, smelling it, pawing at it. As the grass started to sprout he became all the more fascinated. I think he … Continue reading My Kitty Loves Water