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Birds of a Feather Strum Together

tags: comedy, humor, funny, fucking hilarious, birds, streaming video This particular exhibit is a living art piece made up of 40 zebra finches jamming on electric guitars and cymbals at the Barbican, in London. The artist, Boursier-Mougenot creates a walk-though aviary for a flock of zebra finches, furnished with electric guitars and other musical instruments.…

London Zoo, Part One

tags: London England, London Zoo, sciblog, zoological gardens, travel Entrance, London Zoo. Image: GrrlScientist, 2 September 2008 [larger view]. After a leisurely morning walk through part of London’s Regents Park, Bob O’Hara and I then spent the rest of the day at the London Zoo.

London’s Regents Park

tags: London England, London’s Regents Park, sciblog, performing arts, travel Water Fountain in London’s Regents Park. Image: GrrlScientist, 2 September 2008 [larger view]. The next morning, it was cool and cloudy — a nice break from the heat and humidity of the previous few days. So my friend and colleague, Bob O’Hara and I enjoyed…

London’s Globe Theatre

tags: London England, London’s Globe Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, performing arts, travel A duel of the drummers at London’s Globe Theatre. Image: GrrlScientist, 1 September 2008 [larger view]. The day after Nature’s European ScienceBlogging Conference had concluded, I set out to photograph the city with my friend and colleague, Bob O’Hara, and then to attend…

London: Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

tags: London England, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, Dickens, photoessay, travel Entrance to Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, one of the oldest pubs in London. There is a sign to the right of the entrance that names all the kings and queens who reigned during this pub’s existence. Image: GrrlScientist, 1 September 2008 [larger view]. The day…

The Great Trafalgar Square Freeze

tags: Frozen Trafalgar Square, streaming video Do you remember how I posted a streaming video Frozen in Time at Grand Central Station? Well, apparently, another volunteer improv squad has done the same thing in London. Inspired by improv everywhere and made a reality by 100’s of volunteers. At exactly 3:30pm on a secret cue, almost…