Five Thirty Eight is a new website that uses data quantification to make qualitative evaluations of our human lives. A recent article concerning people really only wanting to date themselves captured my attention.
When Nicola pointed me to Alessondra’s Great Horned Owl Cam a month or so ago, I was hooked. Every day I would watch the live USTREAM video feed of the mother and father owl feeding and taking care of their two owlets: Tigris and Teegra. Every few days it seemed like the owlets grew twice their previous size. It was a magnificent experience watching how Great Horned Owls raise their own.
The universal human condition is one of suffering and it is the Playwright’s moral duty to bring that condition to light on the live stage.
Nina Simone is one of our must unappreciated and undervalued Blues voices. Evidence of such is found in the lack of instant recognition when you invoke her name and in the fact that her ovaric album of 50 songs and a video found in — “The Definitive Rarities Collection” — is currently selling for an incredibly cheap $7.99USD in the American iTunes store. That’s less than 15-cents per song!
I was having a discussion the other day about the digital books movement and saving a university money, and when I took the next logical step in the argument: “If we’re digitizing books to save space and money, why don’t we digitize librarians, too?” I was given a look in response intended to freeze fertile fields and euthanize rabid dogs.
Ida came to us out of the blue — Ida is not of the sky, but of the earth — and she erupted into us from bedrock to reveal the mystery of her fossilized core.