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How a wildfire kicked up a 45,000-foot column of flames. (via)

The quest to return flavor to supermarket tomatoes. Until this year, my father always grew fresh tomatoes in the garden, often heritage varieties. I never, ever eat supermarket tomatoes. They are yuck. (Except some heritage cherry tomatoes.) (via)

"Something had to go to make room for the [sea] turtles." Namely, giant aquatic sloths. Yes, really. Yes, and a whole bunch of other marine megafauna. But: giant aquatic sloths. (via)


Subject quote from "The Hunting of the Snark," Lewis Carroll.

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Jun. 30th, 2017 06:19 pm (UTC)
It will sigh like a thing that is deeply distressed / And it always looks grave at a pun.

There is something so immensely dignified about the ability to look grave at a pun...

Fascinating links - thank you! Quite terrifying that first one.

Jun. 30th, 2017 08:37 pm (UTC)
And the gods know, a genuine Snark needs dignity.
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