November 01, 2011

It's November!


Lucky*Stars Kagami by Atutagawa Manbou

It's time for the ritual of the cleaning of the tabs.

First off, giant amoebas. Yes! GIANT AMOEBAS!
( Or baby shouggaths? You be the judge.)
Marine biologists exploring the Marianna's Trench have discovered amoebas that are 4 inches across.

2005U55 an asteroid over 400 meters across will pass within the orbit of the moon on November 8. Unfortunately, due to the gibbous moon, it will require a telescope with an aperture of 6 inches (152mm) or greater.

Cosmic Butterfly.


I probably ought to be appalled... but this is the first time I've won an election....and at this typing it looks like a blowout. 

Ubu seems to like Ben-To. He gives many reasons, but I suspect it's the syllable count.

Um....Neither do I.

What the hell good is a tractor beam that doesn't work in a vacuum?
Wait....TRACTOR BEAMS!1?!

Ten more days.

Robert Stacy McCain
(Magnificent Bastard) has jumped on the Cain Train with a brilliant and cunning plan that I wish I'd thought of.


The mice were feet down
.
via


Gone to Amerikay is now in the dead tree version of Previews...so order it now!

Guess who's missing from the cover of the coloring book.

Nial Ferguson does not fear a gradual slide into oblivion. That is a very optimistic take on this article.

Instapundit has a couple of worrisome links on what the current protests tell us about class. There are related thoughts here and here.

Troubling thoughts on the middle east here and here.

The Canadians are considering Nuclear submarines.




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That article about the amoebas says they're the biggest cells in existence. I don't think so.

The ostrich egg is the biggest cell in existence. (Yes, an egg is a single cell when its laid.)

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Fri Nov 4 13:40:28 2011 (+rSRq)

2 Well, largest organism that is single celled throughout its life cycle is a mouthful. ....and remember the state of science reporting.... I still haven't found anything but the occasional blog post debunking the atomic car story.

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at Sun Nov 6 07:50:15 2011 (EJaOX)

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