Monthly Archives: November 2009

Too Freaking Cute / CC BY 2.0 Little kitty-cats are adorable (as long as they’re someone else’s), and little tigers and lions doubly so. Imagine what would happen if a chimpanzee acts as a surrogate mother for two white tiger cubs who had to be separated from their mother. Right, you have a critical, instant cute overload…. Read more »

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A Quick Thought

So here I am, sitting at home, alone, thinking my thoughts, listening to Carole King’s Tapestry. Maybe I’m just a sucker for punishment.

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Gisteren was de grote dag dat de nieuwe Urker antievolutiefolder Wat biedt toekomst? Evolutie of schepping? verscheen. Voorlopig alleen online (online versie of pdf-mirror) want er is nog (geen) geld voor om ‘m huis aan huis te verspreiden, meldt het RefDag. * Om meteen maar met de deur in huis te vallen: inhoudelijk is het… Read more »

Quote of the Day

Evolution is almost universally accepted among those who understand it, almost universally rejected by those who don’t.Richard Dawkins How true that seems to be. Today it’s exactly one hundred and fifty years ago that the first edition of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species was released. So it should come as no surprise that a… Read more »

First Lines: Carrie

Of course, I have read Carrie before. Just not in English. So when I had to do some traveling by train where lugging around a big-ass hardcover isn’t entirely practical, I picked up the smallest, unread paperback from the shelf. (Only to return with over two kilos of books, including Stephen King’s latest, but that’s… Read more »