Loneliest Whale

For the last 12 years, a single solitary whale whose vocalizations match no known living species has been tracked across the Northeast Pacific. Its vocalizations have also subtly deepened over the years, indicating that the whale is maturing and ageing. And, during the entire 12 year span that it has been tracked, it has been […]

Cusp

Anybody else totally not jazzed about New Year’s? I’m not saying jazzed about 2005 – but all the rituals surrounding the transfer of a digit? I’m gonna go work on my ebook and my 2005 resolutions at the cafe until Ron wakes up.

Las Vegas: America’s Shithole

From Clusterfuck Nation, a blog found I found over on Dunner’s blogroll.: [Las Vegas] is a pathological hypertrophic suburbanoid anomaly in the middle of a desert wasteland, analogous to a deadly tumor growing in a remote part of a person’s body, say the colon. The tumor of Las Vegas was established for the same reason […]