Designed by Karl Tate, Our Amazing Planet: Top to Bottom is a cool infographic that looks at the scale of things from the upper atmosphere to the deepest ocean depths.  It’s also timely with recent events, showing the depth of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig spill, and drilling depth.

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Who was Earl Grey?

February 4, 2011

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Of Eels and Jesus

December 18, 2010

I can remember a friend from my Army days telling stories about how he could sometimes catch eels in his dad’s farm pond in New Jersey.  I knew almost nothing about eels back then, but I was pretty sure that they didn’t breed in ponds.  So, how did they get there?  My friend couldn’t explain it even though this is apparently Read the rest of this entry »