Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for May, 2008

tags: West 86th street subway art, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC West 86th Street Subway tile mosaic art #15 as seen at NYC’s West 86th Street stop at Broadway for the uptown 1 train. (This piece was completed in 1989). Artist: Nitza Tufino. Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [larger view].

Big Brown, the favorite to with the upcoming Belmont Stakes, has suffered a minor hoof injury. It was recently announced that Big Brown, who is the favorite to win the upcoming Belmont Stakes and horse racing’s Triple Crown on 7 June in NY, has an injury that has kept him from working out since this…

Turtle Yoga Chaos (1 of 2)

tags: turtles, turtle yoga, reptiles, Central Park, Image of the Day Turtle Yoga Chaos! Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger].

tags: Birds in the News, BirdNews, ornithology, birds, avian, newsletter Red-crested Turaco, Tauraco erythrolophus. Image: John Del Rio [larger view].

The ‘Whatever’ Parrot

tags: parrots, politics, humor, behavior, streaming video This streaming video is a CNN report about a parrot that .. er, parrots .. Barack Obama’s slogan, “Yes we can”. But it also includes some other parrots .. the one that says “Whateverrrr” is my favorite [2:31].

tags: West 86th street subway art, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC West 86th Street Subway Art #14 as seen at NYC’s West 86th Street stop at Broadway for the uptown 1 train. (This piece was completed in 1989). Artist: Nitza Tufino. Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [larger view].

NYC Street Fair

tags: NYCLife, Manhattan street fair, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC There are so many reasons to love NYC, and surely, the best reason is the street fairs that occur all over Manhattan during the summer. Street fair “season” in NYC runs between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. Street fairs occupy huge stretches…

tags: northern cardinals, Cardinalis cardinalis, birds, Central Park, Image of the Day You do not have to be a photography expert to notice that the only thing in focus in this image is the green mesh in the foreground and even then you might have to enlarge it to see that it is so. To…

Birdbooker Report 15

tags: Birdbooker Report, bird books, natural history books, ecology books “One cannot have too many good bird books” –Ralph Hoffmann, Birds of the Pacific States (1927). Here’s this week’s issue of the Birdbooker Report by Ian “Birdbooker” Paulsen, which lists ecology, environment, natural history and bird books that are (or will soon be) available for…

tags: West 86th street subway art, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC West 86th Street Subway tile mosaic art #13 as seen at NYC’s West 86th Street stop at Broadway for the uptown 1 train. (This piece was completed in 1989). Artist: Nitza Tufino. Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [larger view].