NPR : First Photos of a Giant Squid in the Wild
You probably saw this in your local paper, but I thought I would link to an NPR page with photos from the North Pacific expedition of live Giant Squid, the first photos ever taken of them live, in the wild.
The Mother of All Calamari!
Court battle opens over teaching ‘intelligent design’
As you no doubt have seen elsewhere, today begins a court case in the Dover Area School District of Pennsylvania over Intelligent Design. Eight families are suing the district, under the premise that including intelligent design in the classroom is a violation of the seperation of church and state.
NFL.com – New York at San Diego Game Recap
And after two very good games, this time the Giants fell flat.
We got close…but San Diego turned it up in the second half, and then it wasn’t even close.
0-2 teams can be hungry, and San Diego had good reason to hate Manning and the Giants (since the Chargers had, a couple of years ago, wanted to draft Manning but he said he wouldn’t play there).
But it was the Giants defense (especially the running defense, oy!) which really didn’t play today.
A bit of a change, this review focuses on the audiobooks the Olsons and I listened to on the way to and from Yellowstone Park.
Those who know Scott Olson or have read this blog extensively will not be surprised that the books we listened to were unabridged editions of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers.
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