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March 30, 2018

Scientists Solve Mystery of Dinosaur Mass Grave

Old article but still interesting.

Scientists Solve Mystery of Dinosaur Mass Grave
Friday, June 9, 2017

For paleontologists, the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry in the US state of Utah has long been a site of broad abundance and deep mystery.

The quarry is crammed with Jurassic period fossils – in far greater quantity than those found at any other site so far discovered. If that wasn’t weird enough, the fossil debris is dominated by the massive predator species, Allosaurus.


The appropriate conclusion, write the scientists in the journal PeerJ, is that there was no mass fatality event – and no over-population of Allosaurus.

Instead, it is likely that most, if not all, of the dinosaurs died at different times some little distance from the quarry and were then washed into their final resting place by periodic flooding.

More: https://paleontologyworld.com/paleontologists-curiosities/scientists-solve-mystery-dinosaur-mass-grave
March 29, 2018

Slow Mo 4K Kittens

March 28, 2018

Michael Avenatti has learned a lot about strip tease from his client!

Today most of the daytime shows on MSNBC were talking about how Avenatti keeps "drip, drip, dripping" more and more about Stormy Daniels and Trump.

I believe Avenatti has learned a lot from his client. Strip tease is about not revealing everything at once - the dancers do not walk out naked or even close to naked. They come out many times fully dressed and gradually remove their clothes, turning up the heat a little at a time.

That is what Avenatti and Stormy Daniels are doing to Trump - turning up the heat.

Eventually something is going to blow - either Trump or the GOP.
March 25, 2018

Orange & Stormy Cocktail from AM Joy's guest!

2 oz. rum
2 oz. bitters
ginger beer

Build over ice and stir gently!

Perfect for drinking while watching the Stormy Daniels interview tonight.

I don't drink anymore, but this sounds tempting.
March 24, 2018

Liberal Redneck - Ex Tillerson

I love the bit where he compares this administration to Catch 22! Listen for it.
March 23, 2018

In honor of John Bolton's appointment - a Tom Lehrer revival!

In another thread I posted Tom Lehrer's We Will All Go Together When We Go but then I realized that Lehrer had many songs that are appropriate to the danger that having Bolton in the Trump White House poses to us today. Lehrer wrote and performed his songs in the 1960s while the Cold War was at its height. I was in high school then and many of us thought we would not live to be adults.

Here we go, a revival of the amusing nihilist side of Tom Lehrer:

And to end on a positive note:

March 18, 2018

Graham: Trump firing Mueller would be 'the beginning of the end of his presidency'

Source: CNN

Graham: Trump firing Mueller would be 'the beginning of the end of his presidency'

By Jennifer Hansler, CNN

Updated 11:00 AM ET, Sun March 18, 2018

(CNN)Sen. Lindsey Graham gave a stern warning Sunday to President Donald Trump against firing special counsel Robert Mueller.

"As I said before, if he tried to do that, that would be the beginning of the end of his presidency," the South Carolina Republican said on CNN's "State of the Union."

"The only reason that Mr. Mueller could be dismissed is for cause. I see no cause when it comes to Mr. Mueller," Graham said, later adding he believed the Mueller was "doing a good job."

Graham called for Mueller to be able to carry out his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election "independent of any political influence."

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/18/politics/lindsey-graham-mueller-probe-cnntv/index.html

Sometimes Lindsey is more interested in country than party.

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