Cetacean sonar has been found to be extremely well-focused, allowing them to detect more than that for which we gave them credit.Read more "DOLPHIN AND PORPOISE"
MONKEYS SHINED The keyboard monkeys, ad infinitum, may randomly type out a Shakespeare play, but publishing monkeys may well spite ‘em, printing only the pap that sells today. The chance of brilliance, vanishingly small, is filtered through some monkey business sense and may never make the bookshelves at all — some monkeys see […]Read more "MONKEYS SHINED"
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The magician on the television invited his audience to discern how he worked his prestidigitation. Lying on his stomach in front of the screen, Little Timmy propped himself higher on his elbows. He was eager to learn. The magician said, ”Belief is the key.” So Timmy sat up and…
Eurythenes plasticus is a species of amphipod, first described in 2020. It was named in reference to the PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic found in its stomach.Read more "Eurythenes plasticus"
American Poet and Unofficial NASA Poet Laureate, James Ph. Kotsybar, with Jean-Patrick Chaminade, President of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA). As I look back on my experience, the best part about my week in Occitanie, was being introduced to hundreds of scientists and scholars as an American poet and not hearing, “So, […]Read more "Bard Of Mars Visits The Pink City"
ONE PARADISE One molecule was life’s first ancestor. This may be true, but no one knows for sure. The double helix seems essential for what we call life to survive and endure. Evolving from one strand of DNA when amino acids were lightning struck, life reproduced itself in an array of forms from this […]Read more "ONE PARADISE"
TWIST OF FATE A molecule coils into a double helix, duplicates and thus, learns of itself to attain a cosmic understanding.Read more "TWIST OF FATE (a tanka)"
EVOLUTION OF VOLITION I’ve seen plants display behavior, if not learning, sans nervous system.Read more "EVOLUTION OF VOLITION"
Masons Road joy poetry MORPHED The blissful butterfly seems unconcerned, while sipping nectar, flitting with its mate, but it remembers everything it learned when caterpillar seemed its only fate. When it could merely inch along and feed to saturate its flesh with pungency of bitter leaves – a deft defense, indeed, from predators from […]Read more "Morphed"
THEN AS NOW The first paintings on walls in a cave by Cro-Magnons were really quite brave. In the Arts, life was tough. Early critics were rough, and, at openings, few would behave. It is interesting to realize that most cave art was actually done by women. The assumption that cavemen painted cave art was […]Read more "THEN AS NOW"