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Sharing Paleodata (Part 3): MorphoBank
Sharing Paleodata (Part 3): MorphoBankBySarah WerningPosted:March 17, 2014Today I am making good on an old promise to highlight more repositories for paleontological raw...


The Childhood Aquatic
The Childhood AquaticByJohn RomanoPosted:March 17, 2014The author’s original “The Ocean World of Jacques Cousteau” book set.One my earliest memories is sitting down with my...


There is No Real but the Real You Feel: New “Marble-Hand” Illusion...
There is No Real but the Real You Feel: New “Marble-Hand” Illusion Changes Perception of BodyByAlex ThegPosted:March 15, 2014It behooves us for our brains to have a solid...


Muskegon River fishing report [8 July 2006]
 Muskegon River fishing report [8 July 2006]It was more than a week ago now that B and I hooked up with some of theFlygirlsfor a group outing on the Muskegon River. The...


Shiawassee River fishing report [4 July 2006]
 Shiawassee River fishing report [4 July 2006]The 4th of July was an above-average day for us. We missed out on hot dogs and fireworks, but we did manage to spend some time...


The wrens have hatched! The wrens have hatched!
 The wrens have hatched! The wrens have hatched!The cavity in this little feather-lined stick nest is so deep that the only way I can see into it is to poke my camera...


Hidden in plain sight
 Hidden in plain sightTo celebrate the 1st birthday of theI and the Birdblog carnival, carnival founder Mike of10,000 Birdsissued a request that past participants in IATB...


Last photo op
 Last photo opAt sixteen days post-hatching, these 4 little Eastern bluebirds are look to be approaching fledging day. That accomplishment is probably 3 or 4 days away, but...


'Search me' redux
 'Search me' reduxI find the search strings that lead internet surfers here to S S very interesting. Many are obvious and not surprising, others are remarkably odd. Other...


Dylan takes the plunge
 Dylan takes the plungeDoggy swimming teachersredeemthemselves.Dylan never quite felt comfortable with the idealast year, but he took the plunge on his first opportunity...


They grow up so fast
 They grow up so fastFour little bluebirds hatched from 5 eggs. They should be ready to fledge in another 10-12 days. We've got fledglings galore around here right now -...


Shiawassee River fishing report [17 June 2006]
 Shiawassee River fishing report [17 June 2006]B didn't arrive home from Montana until Saturday night, so she missed a fun paddle/fishing trip on theShiawassee Riveron...


Hatching Day
 Hatching DayToday's the day - right on schedule. This little guy's already bushed. I'll check on his siblings tonight.UPDATE:At 6:00 PM, it's 3 down, 2 to go...Technorati...


Slacktacular blogger
 Slacktacular bloggerOh my my. I must beg a thousand pardons for my recent internet neglect. Work and school have been quite busy - plantings are nearly finished - and...


Bluebirds Reloaded
 Bluebirds ReloadedIt's been a pretty successful season for bird families so far here in the handful of nestboxes in our yard and surrounding fields. We've got 5 or 6...


Shiawassee River fishing report [29 May 2006]
 Shiawassee River fishing report [29 May 2006]B and I have had a rather unsatisfactory, yet tiring, Memorial Day weekend. B's mom has been in the hospital for a knee...


Memorial Day
 Memorial DayNowadays,Memorial Dayis largely a social opportunity for most Americans, a day away from work, the official starter's pistol of summer. We head for the lake,...


Michigan-based angler-artist
 Michigan-based angler-artistB and I, along with a couple of friends, strolled through theEast Lansing Art Festivalthis weekend. We saw lots of remarkably cool paintings,...


Like...rad ducklings, man.
 Like...rad ducklings, man.No fishing to report on this weekend, but B came acrossthis little photo essayabout a small little unsupervised family of ducklings that a...


Turd Blossom indictment for perjury, lying and possibly obstruction
 Turd Blossom indictment for perjury, lying and possibly obstruction[cue 'Jaws' "shark's coming" soundtrack...]Truthout.orgisreportingthat Karl Rove has been indicted on...


Pere Marquette River fishing report [8 May 2006]
 Pere Marquette River fishing report [8 May 2006]B and I were both bone-tired from 2 long days of intense driftboat fishing on the Manistee River. We've fished with a guide...


Manistee River fishing report [5-7 May 2006]
 Manistee River fishing report [5-7 May 2006]B and I enjoyed a well-deserved, up-north, 4-day fishing trip with about a dozenFlygirlsthis past weekend. We all stayed...


Bluebirdlets update
 Bluebirdlets updateI cracked open the door and snuck one last peak at our nest of 5 bluebirds (out of 6 eggs) upon our return home on Monday night. They appear close to...


From the eye of the potato, #3
 From the eye of the potato, #3Agriculture NewsAcollaborationby MSU Extension, the Michigan Coalition of Black Farmers and Branches of the Vine Food Buyers Cooperative is...


Heavenly garden loot
 Heavenly garden lootWe enjoyed our first asparagus spears for dinner tonight. I missed a few stalks that froze a couple of nights ago. What a waste! I looooove asparagus...


Most Beautiful Bird Meme
 Most Beautiful Bird MemeNuthatch atBootstrap Analysistagged me with this Most Beautiful Bird Meme started by John atDC Birding Blog. I'mmandatedto post a list of the 10...


Mystery feather #2
 Mystery feather #2Several of these small, wispy feathers were found on the ground beneath a stand of mature tall, 'power company' pine trees in a nearby forest. They're...


The scientific tourist #308 — salt layers
The scientific tourist #308 — salt layersPosted on17 March, 2014bySam WiseA look at layers in the walls at the Kansas Underground Salt Museum (recently renamedStrataca) in...


Carnivalia — 2/26 – 3/11
?The scientific tourist #307 — Snark cruise missileThe scientific tourist #308 — salt layers?Carnivalia — 2/26 – 3/11Posted on12 March, 2014bySam WiseI missed last week, so...


The scientific tourist #307 — Snark cruise missile
The scientific tourist #307 — Snark cruise missilePosted on11 March, 2014bySam WiseOn display at theNational Museum of Nuclear Science and History, here you see a...


Carnivalia — 2/19 – 2/25
?The scientific tourist #305 — Legal Eagle IIThe scientific tourist #306 — everyday (Roman) currency?Carnivalia — 2/19 – 2/25Posted on26 February, 2014bySam WiseThe past...


The scientific tourist #305 — Legal Eagle II
The scientific tourist #305 — Legal Eagle IIPosted on24 February, 2014bySam WiseHere’s Legal Eagle II, a B-29 “Superfortress” bomber on display at the South Dakota Air and...