Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Archives for December, 2008

tags: robin williams, humor, comedy, satire, streaming video The great Robin Williams at his best taking the **** out of Bush and a few others in politics — this is a wonderful reminder of how talented Robin Williams is [9:21]

tags: Times Square, 42nd street Times Square, 35 Times, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC 35 Times (2005). Glazed ceramic panels. Artist: Toby Buonagurio. Photographed at 42nd Street Times Square in the transfer corridor (between the 1, 2, and 3 trains and the Shuttle). Image: GrrlScientist 5 November 2008 [larger view].

tags: Wren, Winter Wren, Troglodytes troglodytes, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery bird] Wren (known as the “Winter Wren” in the United States), Troglodytes troglodytes, photographed near the Bridge of Orchy, Scotland. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Dave Rintoul, Summer 2008. [larger view]. Please name at least one field mark…

A Doggy Christmas Surprise

tags: christmas, dogs, pets, cute, streaming video Dog lovers will especially enjoy this video even though it is a few days late [3:19]

tags: Times Square, 42nd street Times Square, 35 Times, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC 35 Times (2005). Glazed ceramic panels. Artist: Toby Buonagurio. Photographed at 42nd Street Times Square in the transfer corridor (between the 1, 2, and 3 trains and the Shuttle). Image: GrrlScientist 5 November 2008 [larger view].

tags: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz [Mystery birds] Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, in a spectacular dive, photographed the Quintana Beach and Jetty area, Texas. [I will identify this bird for you tomorrow] Image: Joseph Kennedy, 18 November 2008 [larger view]. Nikon D200 1/2500s f/8.0 at 1000.0mm iso400. Please name at…

tags: Times Square, 42nd street Times Square, 35 Times, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC 35 Times (2005). Glazed ceramic panels. Artist: Toby Buonagurio. Photographed at 42nd Street Times Square in the transfer corridor (between the 1, 2, and 3 trains and the Shuttle). Image: GrrlScientist 5 November 2008 [larger view].

The Crimson Wing

Disney’s new film, The Crimson Wing — Mystery of the Flamingos tells the story of the birth, life and death of a million Lesser Flamingos, Phoeniconaias minor. Life at Natron is tough for the flamingos, with many predators threatening their daily survival. According to Aeberhard: “they have a number of predators such as Marabou Stork…

tags: Times Square, 42nd street Times Square, 35 Times, subway art, NYC through my eye, photography, NYC 35 Times (2005). Glazed ceramic panels. Artist: Toby Buonagurio. Photographed at 42nd Street Times Square in the transfer corridor (between the 1, 2, and 3 trains and the Shuttle). Image: GrrlScientist 5 November 2008 [larger view].

Carnivalia

Here’s the latest blog carnivals that have been published for you to enjoy; Friday Ark, issue #223. This blog carnival is where ANIMALS are the stars!