Good Reads

A loon swoon: Deadly bacteria are having a devastating impact

It’s not a good time to be a loon in the Great Lakes region. Record numbers of the dead birds are showing up on a westerly progression along Great Lakes shores. And the story is a classic example of how one little change can have significant impacts through the food chain.

Mammoth Tusk With Evidence of Meteorite Impacts

Christmas shopping?

One of the small disadvantages of academia is that we get hopelessly busy just before Christmas, which makes squeezing in the gift shopping difficult. I’m probably not even going to step into a store until sometime around the end of next week. That’s why you have to appreciate these online gift suggestions. I’m leaning towards the Televangelists’ Rapture Early-Warning System…

What is the Christmas Bird Count? in Klingon? What’s next?