Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Coffee and Provocation

Dogs for Conservation
Scientists working in Australia's Great Otway National Park are using dogs as helpers in locating the incredibly rare Tiger Quoll.

Show Me a Sign!
Galileo's middle finger sits in a glass egg in the Florence History of Science Museum. Whether the finger points to the sky, where Galileo glimpsed the glory of the universe, or if it sits eternally defiant to the church that condemned him, is for the viewer to decide.

Just One Hour to the Beach!
No one in the UK lives more than 70 miles from the coast.

Australian Foreigners Killing the Natives
Cats kill 1 million Australian birds a day, study shows

Forensic Ornithology?
Apparently that's a thing.

Saddled Up To Die
Out of the one million horses drafted from England during WWI, only 62,000 returned.

World's Largest Starbucks Opens
The Shanghai Starbucks Reserve Roastery is 30,000 square feet, or about half an acre inside.

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