Since I’m wrapping up my last two days of work at my current position, I’ll be taking a little longer to answer replies. I should be back to normal (or a reasonable facsimile) shortly.
A couple cool things. John Paulk, the posterboy for the lies about “ex-gay” therapy, has admitted that he’s lied about being “ex-gay” and has apologized. Better late than never, but the harm he has caused can’t be forgotten.
Most awesome geology and science show on Australia the First 4 Billion Years thanks to NOVA. I thought I was reasonably informed about Australia and its geological and paleontological history. I wasn’t.
First episode here. (the green bar on the right) You can watch them online but I’m not sure if that is restricted by country.
Postscript – and this, I had to put this up
6 thoughts on “What the Boss Likes – a small hiatus and some cool things”
As an Australian, and a lover of rocks, my Island continent home kicks ass! 🙂
indeed it does. nifty opalized platypus jaw that they showed.
Really? We don’t get Nova here 😦
I dated a girl who’s dad own a property in western Queensland. It was peppered with smokey opal, just lying around on the surface! I kid you not. i left with a good half a kilo worth.
Here you go: http://australianmuseum.net.au/image/Opalised-jaw-of-Steropodon-galmani/
There appears to be some of this series up on youtube that haven’t been taken down yet.
You’re a champion! You know in nearly ten years of serious hiking and fishing the mountain streams i’ve only ever seen one platypus in the wild. I’ve been attacked by kangaroos and even a wombat, but just the one platypus.
Love the poem! 🙂