Monthly Archives: September 2015

Moving!

Finally moving into my new house today!  If only packing weren’t so awful…  Can’t wait to visit the spa this weekend…

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The Nuclear War Atlas

I love the Nuclear War Atlas and its author, William Bunge.  Before him, I had never really thought of cartography as a tool for social justice.  I had really only associated it with dry historical narrative, interesting facts, or with propaganda, … Continue reading

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Favorite Orangutan Photos

As I’ve made obvious many, many times before, orangutans are my favorite creatures.  I have quite a few favorite photos of orangutans, besides my own, so I thought I’d share them with you.  Enjoy! This one is probably my absolute favorite.  He … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Cheater’s Risk

With all the news about the Iran deal lately, it seemed like a good idea to revisit a game I played a while ago called Cheater’s Risk. Cheater’s Risk is an online game based on the book Elements of a Nuclear … Continue reading

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Citrus Ancestry

Recently, while going through Wikipedia, I discovered that most citrus fruits are hybrids.  I knew that some were, like the ugli fruit and Meyer lemon, but I had no idea that it was basically every citrus I had ever eaten. … Continue reading

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Dragons Hoarding Gold

I was watching The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug last night, and the vastness of Smaug’s hoard of gold got me wondering how plausible it was. I mean, that’s a pretty large amount of bullion that dragon is controlling.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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Bookish Asks

I came across the below asks on Tumblr, and I thought I’d go through them.  Some of them might be a bit difficult for me, since I don’t read very much fiction, so I might get a bit cheat-y at … Continue reading

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