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2/2/13
12:20 PM
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Continuing with the theme of tiny, tiny wildcats, the Kodkod (Leopardus guigna) is the smallest cat species of the Americas, though they are primarily found in Chile and Argentina. The Kodkod has large paws relative to its body size. Adult Kodkods weigh up to only 5.5 pounds, measuring 20 inches in length with a

2/1/13
8:07 PM
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Those potatoes are wily bastards. Never trust anything with so many eyes.

2/1/13
4:05 PM
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I used this in the training program I developed for Radiation Safety.

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1/26/13
11:04 PM
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The Rusty-spotted Cat (Prionailurus rubiginosus) is considered to be the smallest of all cat species. It can be found only in India and Sri Lanka, and each country has its own recognized sub-species. Rusty-spotted Cats grow only up to 19 inches in length, with a proportionally long 12-inch tail, and they weigh up to

1/22/13
9:32 PM
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Made something new for dinner tonight. It's a Moroccan dish called Harira, and it's a type of soup that Muslims in that region traditionally break their Ramadan fast with. And I can see why, because it tastes amazing! It smells wonderful, too - very fragrant, in a good way. Here's the recipe:

1/22/13
1:30 PM
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LOL, I say, Science Cat. I say thee LOL.

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1/19/13
5:49 PM
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The black-footed cat (Felis nigripes) is the smallest of all African wildcats, and can be found in the arid zone, or savanna, of southwestern Africa. Adult black-footed cats only weigh up to five pounds, and are only about 17 inches long, with an 8-inch tail. The pads and fur under their feet are solid black, giving

1/17/13
10:55 PM
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OMG, you guys. OMG. Sorry if this has already been posted, but I just found it and I had to share.

1/15/13
8:00 PM
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I just discovered a fantastic new use for my Kindle Fire. I'm in the middle of training to become a Radiation Safety Officer (which means that my job is to protect people from going all HULK SMASH - or, you know, dying of radiation poisoning). I did not have a scientific calculator with me, and you kinda need one of

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1/13/13
3:16 PM
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With the Kinjapocalypse, have we changed our standards for trolling out of sheer frustration? If not, can we get someone to look at these idiots who feel like they need to question the gender of some kick-ass cosplayers?

1/12/13
12:22 PM
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The Bobcat (Lynx rufus) is a middle-weight North American wildcat with twelve recognized sub-species ranging from southern Canada to northern Mexico and almost all of the continental United States. It is an incredibly adaptive predator, which can be found in a variety of habitats: different kinds of wooded and forest

1/8/13
9:10 PM
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This is my favorite picture of Hawking. Happy Birthday!

1/6/13
2:36 PM
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Me and the boyfriend took a road trip to Area 51 yesterday. It was so interesting I had to write a blog post about it.

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1/5/13
12:40 PM
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The Flat-headed Cat (Prionailurus planiceps) is a small wildcat that can be found in the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and Sumatra. The Flat-headed Cat is so called because of the shape of its skull - it's longer and more cylindrical than that of a domestic cat, and the set of its eyes (closer together and set more

12/29/12
5:49 PM
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The cougar (Puma concolor) is a large cat native to the Americas. Cougars can be found as far north as the Yukon and as far south as the Andes. It has the widest range of any large wild mammal in the western hemisphere. It can be found in every major type of American habitat. This cat, in short, is a rock star. Having

12/22/12
2:09 PM
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The ocelot (Leopardis pardalis), also called the dwarf leopard, can be found almost everywhere in South and Central America, and even as far north as Texas. Thousands of ocelots were hunted for their fur, which is similar to that of the clouded leopard. It was considered "vulnerable" from 1972 to 1996, but is not

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