ZOMG [MOUNTAIN] LION AND TIGER BABIES, OH MY!!!

Stuck in the airport edition. Did you guys know that 2:30 PM is not the same as 12:30 PM? Which means that if you think your flight is at 12:30 PM, you end up at the airport way earlier than expected and therefore have plenty of time to kill? I guess I should be glad I didn't mix these times up the wrong way around. » 8/29/14 11:03am Friday 11:03am

Tough Guys From The Bronx Are Also Fluffy

These male Snow Leopard cubs are the latest success story in the Bronx Zoo's participation in the Snow Leopard Species Survival Plan, overseen by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. 99% of my reasons for posting these baby animals are related to factors like cuteness, adorability, and other important things, but… » 8/21/14 11:50am 8/21/14 11:50am

ODeck Shark Week: Learning Stuff Despite The Discovery Channel

Thanks a million, Discovery Channel. Now when you Google "largest shark in the world," six items on the first page of search results are derived from your ridiculous Megalodon "documentary" from last year. You know what? We don't need you to learn, and with the way things are going we're not likely to, anyway. » 8/11/14 9:15pm 8/11/14 9:15pm

Invitation to Discuss: Shadow of Night & Book of Life [SPOILERS]

A couple of weeks ago I started and finished the first book in Deborah Harkness' All Souls trilogy of modern-ish witchery and other supernatural shenanigans, A Discovery of Witches. At the time I wrote a discussion post, I wasn't sure if I wanted to finish the series because I had some ambivalence about certain… » 7/30/14 10:42pm 7/30/14 10:42pm