Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for March, 2008

American Bison Bull

tags: American bison, Bos bison, mammals, animals, photography, image of the day American bison bull. Image: Dave Rintoul, KSU [wallpaper size].

tags: biology, zoology, lost cat, humor, funny, college life

Name That Robot

tags: Name that Robot, online quiz, fun and games I know you all have suspected this, but now you finally have confirmation that it’s true; I am not a robot geek! I correctly named three robots (or maybe four, but that would have been an accident, I assure you). Wow!

AMNH Subway Art #83

tags: Odonata, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife A dragonfly species (but which one?) as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the West 77th street entrance to the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

tags: blog carnivals, carnival+of+cities I know I am a little late with this, but the 26th March edition of the Carnival of Cities is now available for you to enjoy. They link to a piece that I was especially proud of, so be sure to go there and support the carnival!

Sioux Stew

tags: Sioux stew, recipes, food, Manhattan, Kansas, bison meat For those of you who might be worried that I am not eating properly, I just thought I’d show you an example of the home-made cuisine I get to eat every day; Sioux Stew (made with ground bison meat), without any garnish (I added dried blueberries…

Portrait of an American Bison

tags: American bison, Bos bison, Konza Prairie, Manhattan, Kansas, nature, Image of the Day Portrait of an adult female bison, Bos bison, on the Konza Prairie, near Manhattan Kansas. March 2008. Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [larger view].

tags: LBJ Journal, avian life: literary arts, nature, poetry, birds, birding I have no connection whatsoever to this new journal, but my friend, professor of poetry at KSU, Elizabeth Dodd, told me about it last night, and I am very very excited about it.

Behold. Cheesus.

tags: Cheesus, humor, punny, satire, streaming video According to this video, Cheesus was churned by a simple carpenter and his wife who was a virgin. Wow! [3:38].

tags: blog carnivals, Carnival of Australia The 26 March edition of the Carnival of Australia blog carnival is now available for you to enjoy. They link to a Birdie story that I wrote even though, technically, New Zealand birds are not Australian (but they sure are closely related to the Aussie birds).