Batch News

Posted by Dindrane on March 14, 2012 in animals & wildlife, anime, geekitude, history, links, literary, news, quotes |

1. In Magnolia Pictures’ new documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, filmmaker David Gelb chronicles Jiro-san’s single-minded obsession with raw fish and follows him on his lifelong quest to elevate the edible into an art form. The film, which opens March 9, looks to leave both your stomach and your soul hungry for more. 2. Shunryu […]

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…”

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) […]

Zodiac signs slipped about a month forward; 13th added

Posted by Dindrane on January 14, 2011 in news, WTF?! |

I’m rather curious what my astrology friends (especially Aisling and Amie) think about this. Since it says I’m no longer a Scorpio, it cannot possibly be correct. >_>

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gathered Tweets and random goodies

Posted by Dindrane on May 13, 2010 in links, news |

1. Stompy Din boots! \o/ DO WANT: http://bit.ly/9z9v9d 2. New door @House of Whimsy: The Wings and Wand may be a pub, hotel, or restaurant– only the fairies know for sure!: http://bit.ly/3qG5nG 3. Clash of the Kingdoms For the first time, scientists observe plants competing with animals for food http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/05/clash-of-the-kingdoms.html?etoc 4. Utrecht Learning Center – […]

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Dino Mummy Discoveries

Posted by Dindrane on December 5, 2007 in alerts, animals & wildlife, links, news |

Awesome–I want a stripy dinosaur quite badly now: WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most complete dinosaur mummies ever found is revealing secrets locked away for millions of years, bringing researchers as close as they will ever get to touching a live dino… …The study is not yet complete, but scientists have concluded that hadrosaurs […]

A Viking Landscape: The Mosfell Archaeological Project

Posted by Dindrane on December 2, 2007 in alerts, news |

As always, much of my work shows up on Needcoffee.com: Notice about a fascinating film that looks at a Viking landscape. From the Mosfell Archaeological Project and the Archaeological Legacy Institute.

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Violence in the Animal Rights Movement

Posted by Dindrane on December 2, 2007 in alerts, animals & wildlife, news |

Interesting editorial on violent methods in the animal rights movement. Is there ever a reason for terrorism? Say, in founding a new country and throwing off the oppression of an old one, called, say, Great Britain? Or does this sort of thing really do more harm than good to the Green movement? Can you be […]

woot!

Posted by Dindrane on November 3, 2007 in alerts, news |

Woo-hoo! Louisiana-Lafayatte, my beloved Division 2 foozball team, scored a touchdown against the mighty Tennessee Volunteers! http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaaf/boxscore?gid=200711030071

the dangers of dressing as a tomato

Posted by Dindrane on October 16, 2007 in alerts, links, news, WTF?! |

Leapfrogging mayor bruises tomato By Bryce McGarel BBC News The Lord Mayor of Belfast has apologised to a council worker left with back injuries after he tried to leapfrog her during a photoshoot… [read more here] This is really tragic and shouldn’t be funny, but oh, it is.

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