“Never mess with a ninja librarian. They’ll correct you within an inch of your life.”
HA HA HA!
DID YOU WANT SOME LITTLE ORANGE BERRIES, STRANGER?
WELL YOU CANNOT HAVE THEM! BECAUSE THEY ARE MINE! ALL THE LITTLE ORANGE BERRIES BELONG TO ME!
I AM THE ORANGE BERRY KING!
GUARDS! SIEZE HIM! PUT HIS HEAD ON A PIKE OUSIDE THE CASTLE GATES!
LET THE PEASANTS KNOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN SOMEONE ATTEMPTS TO TOUCH THE PRECIOUS ORANGE BERRIES OF LORD BLACKTHROAT OF BERRYLAND!
Imagine how great this would be for a science library! We need a better way to show off our growing eBook collection.
In a Chrome Experiment from Google, they built their very own online WebGL infinite bookcase. The bookcase just like a real one lets you browse books by subject, over 10,000 of them. The bookcase is three dimensional and by clicking on any book it will open up to Google Books using their API. If this bookcase looks familar to you, it’s because back in July Google built a live and working model at their Google NY offices.
Ooooooh…a glow in the dark pumpkin!
Thank you About.com Chemistry
A table from a recent article titled: Communicating the Science of Climate Change
Food for thought on how scientific findings can be misinterpreted, or framed in a misleading way, when presented to a general audience.
"Manipulation" being an especially incendiary word when combined with "of data."
The LA Public Library’s 1928 bookmobile for the sick. Kind of like a book wheelbarrow that tilts.
Quiz in honor of honeybees:
What is a symptom of Colony Collapse Disorder?
1. Alive and dead honeybees present, and queen is no longer laying.
2. Laying queen present, but very few honeybees (alive or dead).
Answer at link: http://www.ars.usda.gov/News/docs.htm?docid=15572
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I chose this image in homage to one of my favorite tumblr blogs: Out of Context Science. XOXO
Swollen females (appearing as white cysts) and brown cysts of G. pallida formed on roots of a susceptible potato plant