Sunday, July 31, 2011

The pig is a wonderful, magical animal! It gives us ham and bacon and pork chops, and can even turn into giant mushroom clouds of flame, a venerable tradition at certain nameless Idaho rafting companies:

Click to enlarge. This is why you don't put out kitchen grease fires with water, kids!

The sequential view:

Dinosaur discoveries are one of those areas of science that has moved too fast in the last couple decades for most of us to keep up. So here's a nice run-down of updated dinosaur understanding.

Via Chas.

Friday, July 15, 2011