Tag Archives: Friday

Friday Fun: Celebrating Buffy the Vampire Slayer at 20 [Confessions of a Science Librarian]

OK, I admit, Friday Entertaining a handful of days late… In any case, final Friday marked the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Yes, March 10, 1997 marked the extremely very first episode of one particular of the greatest Tv shows of all time, and definitely my individual favourite. Although I didn’t start watching until the ...

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Friday Cephalopod: I need a better excuse [Pharyngula]

It is Friday of the second week of classes. I’m currently frazzled and worn out — I get house at evening, slump into a stupor, and fall asleep by 10. This is not very good, specifically because I don’t have this excuse: sex tends to make squid exhausted. All I’m carrying out is teaching, teaching, teaching. Clearly the squid are ...

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Friday Fun: National Park Service Temporarily Ordered To Stop Tweeting: Reactions From Wildlife [Confessions of a Science Librarian]

This one particular from Samantha Bee is so funny, I do not know whether or not to laugh to cry. On second thought, largely cry. Lots and lots of crying. The only thing that will save me is singing a rousing chorus of Bruce Springsteen’s Badlands in honour of the crazy great park rangers at Badlands National Park. It is ...

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Friday Cephalopod: Well, now I’ve lost my appetite [Pharyngula]

Sometimes, you just do not want to know about the lifestyles of the tentacled. MBARI The vampire squid lurks in the eternal midnight of the deep sea and a cloak-like net stretches among its eight arms. When threatened, it turns inside out, exposing rows of finger-like projections, called cirri. Vampire squid consume mainly “marine snow”—a mixture of dead bodies, poop, ...

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