Harry who? →
Woo hoo! Patt and the team (AKA my last employers) take a guided tour of the new Dinosaur Hall at the L.A. Natural History Museum led by Luis Chiappe (my employer before that). Small world! Love these faces <3
Thomas the T. rex says hello! →
A very well-written article about the new Dinosaur Hall and exhibit at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum. I was fortunate enough to have worked as a fossil preparator and collections assistant at the Dinosaur Institute during my 3 1/2 years at USC, and I’m so glad to see it all finally come together! The people that worked on this project are all amazingly talented and...
The Possibilian: What a brush with death taught... →
Absolutely fascinating article about the way we perceive time (amongst other things), featuring cameos by Francis Crick, Brian Eno, and a handful of famous drummers. Sweet.
Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.– Voltaire
Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic,...– Michael Gambon as Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part II
Hermione Granger: The Heroine Women Have Been... →
What do North Dakota and Pluto have in common?... →
So apparently North Dakota isn’t technically a state, just like Pluto isn’t technically a planet. How many educational listing songs will I have to re-learn in my lifetime?!
This is great. And I used to work for Patt. :) →
Ummm yes... →
Let America Be America Again
Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.) Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed-- Let it be that great strong land of love Where never kings connive nor tyrants scheme That any man be crushed by one above. (It never was America to me.) O, let my land be...
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely...– Oscar Wilde