I like to make a point of replying to comments on my blog posts. It's only right when people have taken the trouble to read the post in the first place and then go to the trouble of gathering their thoughts and commenting. So when Soni Chaudhari made the comment 'soothing...............' about a recent 50…Read more Mouth Watering Experience, Guaranteed.
Having observed these tree climbing goats while on a bus ride to Marrakech and then pondered the suitability of rubbing an argan oil lotion, peddled by a trader in the souk, into my skin, this comes as some relief to me, if not the goat. BY KELSEY KENNEDY SOME PLANTS RELY ON BIRDS or the…Read more Morocco’s Tree-Climbing Goats Prefer Spitting Out Seeds to Eating Them
Sheela-na-gigs can be found all over the country, but it’s only recently that academics have been brave enough to study them. by Cara Giaimo May 01, 2017 Sometime in the 1940s, workers repairing a culvert in Limerick, Ireland, pried a stone out of the ground, flipped it over, and found a surprise waiting for them…Read more Mapping Ireland’s Mysterious Carvings of Old Women Exposing Their Genitals
Someone asked me recently why I posted so much 'space related' stuff and well, apart from the obvious, because it's there are it's fascinating, I think for all those reasons but also because for the past four months I've been writing a science fiction novel. But then, I've always loved science fiction, whether it be…Read more Space art’s star is fading fast
Elon Musk talks a great game. I like the cut of his jib, private enterprise colonising space? I thought it was science fiction but it's quickly becoming reality. Musk may soon detail the architecture he hopes will colonize the solar system. Eric Berger - 9/18/2016, 10:45 PM Enlarge / Elon Musk at the Allen &…Read more Elon Musk scales up his ambitions, considering going “well beyond” Mars
It is with pride, I reveal that among the ten most remote bars in the world, is an Irish bar, the last watering hole at the foot of Mount Everest. 7. Irish Pub at the Namche Bazaar NAMCHE BAZAAR, NEPAL Namche Bazaar. (Photo: McKay Savage/CC BY 2.0) Hiking to the apex of Mount Everest, the…Read more 10 Bars at the End of the World
How a village in Ethiopia has come to serve as a model for the rights of women, children and the elderly. by Zac Crellin September 14, 2016 827 The village center of Awra Amba. (All Photos: Zac Crellin) Tucked away between the rugged gorges and valleys of the Ethiopian highlands is an egalitarian commune that defies…Read more Ethiopian Feminist Commune