To be honest, I'm just posting this stuff so I don't have to remember where I'm keeping it anymore. My neurosis is your gain.
is a fantastic lecture on endangered species given by the late great Douglas Adams. At least the first 45 minutes is fantastic, I haven't finished watching it. So far he's covered aye-ayes on Madagascar, the preparations for getting to Komodo (don't get bit), and the sad mating habits of New Zealand's Kakapo. I haven't read "Last Chance to See" or seen the documentary based on it, but this makes me want to.FUNGI magazine
. Who knew?
Speaking of fungi, here
's another house sprouting mushrooms. It's in Australia, and the mushroom doesn't look like a species I recognize. Nice orange mycelium there.
And then, two pictures that have nothing to do with anything but I like them:
This is a cartoon from Punch
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Edgar Wright, Nick Frost, and Simon Pegg. I'm following the latter two gentlemen on Twitter these days. HI-larious.
Nick Sample: "I can't get this taste of chimp urine out of my mouth."
Simon Sample: "I am furious! Was really looking forward to watching Lost but my WiFi was being a fuckplank so my Apple TV wouldn't stream it and shitballs!"
So. Anyone else out there I should follow on Twitter?