Craig Tracy Body Painting : How the leopard got its body?

If you like the Rudyard Kipling story about how the leopard got its spots, you might like to take a closer look at this painting, and try to spot the human body. I came across this picture and story in … Continue reading

Chimpanzee AI – Memory Experiment to Blow Your Mind

Here is a 10-minute video that had me giggling, at first, then laughing blissfully out loud. This video is from the Primate Research Institute at Kyoto University in Japan, where scientists have managed to train a chimpanzee named AI (Artificial … Continue reading

Cats in a Cradle – Kittens sleeping any which way.

If you like cats, you ought to love this post. It is, as the title of the blog suggests, cute overload. The title of this particular post is “Powered by Ambien” which I find a little tragic (=prescribed happiness?). Otherwise, … Continue reading

Mosquitoes – At last, a possible eradication plan?

For those of you following this blog, you may know that among my interests is Astrophysics, with a focus on the String Theory, smoothly vulgarized in Brian Greene’s “The Elegant Universe.”  (Here is Greene’s Faculty page at Columbia; and PBS … Continue reading

You Started It! — Fawlty Towers and Wars Declared by US Presidents

You started it! Series 1 Episode 6 – The Germans, Fawlty Towers—————————————-When Sybil is out of action in hospital, Basil is left to cope with his shabby hotel (in Torquay) in her absence. What could go wrong when there’s a … Continue reading