Animal Voices, Carol Glasser episode

Posted by Dindrane on January 27, 2011 in alerts, animals & wildlife, links |

I invite anyone interested in animal rights or social activism in general to listen to the 11/2/2010 episode of the Animal Voices podcast. Their guest is Carol Glasser, a PhD candidate in sociology, who is looking at the efficacy of militant activism in the cause of animal rights; she’s interested in how much and what […]

Musical Monday!

Posted by Dindrane on January 24, 2011 in music |

MUSICAL MONDAY If you don’t know Loreena McKennitt, you absolutely must: Loreena McKennitt: “The Mystic’s Dream” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt2r2rUHc7Q Bob Marley: “Could You Be Loved” Keb’ Mo’: “Imagine” Da Vinci’s Notebook: “Another Irish Drinking Song” (an AMV) Son de Madera: “La Marea” Echo & the Bunnymen: “Lips Like Sugar” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ft7dI3Krdjg

“Cup of Brown Joy”: Professor Elemental

Posted by Dindrane on January 22, 2011 in links, music |

When I say “Oo,” you say “–long.” “Cup of Brown Joy”: Professor Elemental If you don’t know what “chap-hop” is, then by all means, go educate thyself!

Needcoffee updates!

Posted by Dindrane on January 22, 2011 in contest, links, Needcoffee, reviews |

Wayhomer Review #50 (!): No Strings Attached now live: http://su.pr/AeHTz0 (by the inimitable Widgett!) Contest: Win Lincoln and Douglass from Scholastic Storybook Treasures on DVD: http://needcoffee.com/?p=18786

Robin’s Egg Blue

Posted by Dindrane on January 20, 2011 in art, geekitude, home, links, zakka |

1. For anyone planning a wedding… this is simply stunning. 2. I want this kitchen so badly my heart hurts. (though my kitchen has traditionally been very Japanese with shoji screens and red/black/white details) 3. Bedrooms, kitchens, dining rooms… this site has it all (and all gorgeous!). 4. Another selection of rooms in REB and […]

Needcoffee Contest alert

Posted by Dindrane on January 19, 2011 in contest, Needcoffee |

Contest: Win Adventures of Power by @AriGold on DVD: http://needcoffee.com/?p=18729

Tomb of Caligula found?

Posted by Dindrane on January 18, 2011 in Uncategorized |

Italian cops claim to have found the tomb of Caligula. One remembers the supposed finding of Alexander I’s tomb and tries not to get too excited, still… (My favorite bit is the quote, “Caligula was described by contemporaries as insane…”)

Norwegians Find Perfectly Preserved Stone Age Site

Posted by Dindrane on January 17, 2011 in history, links, news |

‘Mini-Pompeii’ Norwegians Find Perfectly Preserved Stone Age Site “A Norwegian camping ground is the site of what may become one of Europe’s most significant archeological discoveries. Archeologists have found an almost perfectly preserved Stone Age settlement which may have been buried by a sandstorm over 5,000 years ago…”

crocodile!

Posted by Dindrane on January 14, 2011 in animals & wildlife, links |

LOVE this croc photo: http://on.natgeo.com/g3CukE The site also has alphabetical photos of many other splendid critters!

Collected Tweets and News

Posted by Dindrane on January 14, 2011 in alerts, animals & wildlife, food, links, news |

1. Thanks to @Wolven and @unknownbinaries: The many faces of Gary Oldman 2. Photo: It would almost be a shame to cut into one of these cakes. ALMOST. (Thanks to @CupcakeGoth) 3. Save the Bees: Tell the EPA to ban Bayer’s toxic pesticide clothianidin. 4. Los Angeles Times attacks egg industry price-fixing. (thanks to @VeganDotCom) […]

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