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Happy 4th of July everyone. Perhaps perversely for Independence Day I'm going to blog about birds in the United Kingdom. And I'll come right out and say it - the title is a lie. A shameless ploy ...
by matching mole
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Jul 04, 2010 at 06:00 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
This is another in a series of distraction diaries. It is meant only to provide a brief respite from birthers and other idiocy in the world, and to provide a reminder that we share this planet with ...
by Haole in Hawaii
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Jul 14, 2009 at 07:51 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
A quick update diary to two I recently posted, one much earlier today. This just hit the wires a couple of hours ago: Commander denies SEAL's claim made in Esquire ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 04:47 PM PST with 56 Recommends
Pinnipeds (seals, sea lions, and walruses) are fascinating animals and a favorite at marine parks. They were one of Charles Darwin's favorite subjects for speculation, as well: in "The Origin of the ...
by Bobs Telecaster
Comment Count 97 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2009 at 04:35 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Aug 09, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
What happens to a big dead animal on the beach in the Salish Sea? Earlier this summer I had a chance to watch a bit of the recycling of one. I wasn't sure if peeps would be comfortable seeing ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
As we were walking along the shore, we saw a seal coming ashore. It was one of those moments you hope for on a seaside day. There are still wonderful animals like this in the natural world, and ...
by James Wells
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 08:38 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
This is another in a series of distraction diaries. I have to say that I am doing this to give myself a little task to take my mind briefly off my anger and disgust with the teabagging.... well you ...
by Haole in Hawaii
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Aug 07, 2009 at 09:02 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 88 comments on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
I usually do not write about pure politics because many others here do it much better than I. Whilst I keep up with politics, those of you who read my three regular, weekly series know that I am ...
by Translator
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon May 02, 2011 at 08:07 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 83 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
We live in a hyper-aware family, it seems to me, sometimes ... hyper-aware with regard to Climate Change. WarrenS, my husband, writes his LTE every day, and has made Climate Change the cause for ...
by Vijaya
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun May 26, 2013 at 07:20 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
On a beach along the ...
by AudreySchulman
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Mar 11, 2007 at 08:24 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Reading the posting yesterday, when it first hit, the first thought I had as to what really was misinformation was an attempt to market an upcoming book. My guess, only, the author of the piece and ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 11:42 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Some in my earlier diary kept trying to make that all about this clip I posted in it: Navy SEAL to release book on bin Laden raid A book company said Wednesday that it will release on September 11 ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 63 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 04:11 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Researchers tracking the movements of seals in the North Sea have discovered they like visiting offshore wind turbines. They fitted a number of harbour - or common - seals (Phoca vitulina) and grey ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 04:05 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
This is just appalling.
by GlowNZ
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Dec 05, 2010 at 04:33 PM PST with 18 Recommends
I voted this morning in Chicago at 6:20 am sharp. To say the polling place was empty was a massive understatement. When I arrived there was no line (and in fact no one in any of the 6 or 7 ...
by teenvote
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Feb 02, 2010 at 05:00 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Not to depress you all but perhaps our Canadian Kossacks could take some action. Thousands of harp seal pups are assumed dead in Canada's Gulf of St Lawrence due to the lack of ice ...
by Chaoslillith
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2007 at 10:06 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
by xanthony
Comment Count 243 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2007 at 11:31 AM PDT with 15 Recommends