I’ve got a couple more things to say about Unscientific America, probably, but I opted for some more David Foster Wallace last night, and don’t feel like typing them up now, so I’ll give you all a break. Anyway, what you’re really here for is the baby and dog stuff, so here’s another poll question from Emmy:

(I think you should be able to choose multiple answers to this one, but I’m not 100% sure I set it up right.)


  1. #1 estraven
    July 8, 2009

    Cats are up to no good. However, they are also the most beautiful creatures on Earth, and the only ones that domesticated humans.
    And, unlike dogs, they are selfcleaning and don’t stink.

    On the other hand, I suspect they bite more often than dogs do – or maybe I think so because of the four little white scars which adorn my left hand since about a quarte of a century.

  2. #2 uber
    July 8, 2009

    “…and don’t stink.”


    oh no, they’ve got estraven under their powers. it’s too late, the cats have taken control.

    cats stink.

  3. #3 mdiehl
    July 8, 2009

    Cats are made to perplex dogs. Or should that be vex?

  4. #4 Electric Landlady
    July 8, 2009

    “…they are also the most beautiful creatures on Earth…”

    Further evidence that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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