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We de-extincted the Mammoth–again?

Good to be back

I read the news today, oh boy:

Ten thousand years after woolly mammoths vanished from the face of the Earth, scientists are embarking on an ambitious project to bring the beasts back to the Arctic tundra.

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On Migraine-cation, back soon, hopefully

Sorry for the recent lack of posts, but I’m on what I like to call a Migraine-cation. It’s sort of like a stay-cation in that one does not actually go anywhere, but in this case you don’t go anywhere and you also have a migraine.

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capybaras off topic open thread

Labor Day Capybara Video Party and Open Thread

It’s labor day here in the US, which is basically a day to relax. So I thought I’d share some videos of perhaps the most relaxed animal in the world: the mighty capybara!

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capybaras off topic open thread

Capybara break: Scratchies Edition

Hey, so I’m working on a piece about the Plymouth shooter, and it’s taking a bit longer than expected.

So in the meantime, here’s an assortment of capybara gifs. The theme today is “scratchies.”

Scratchies and … vicious bird attacks!

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Capybara dance party and open thread

Sometimes reading manosphere stuff turns my brains to mush. So let’s take a little break, with the assistance of a bunch of capybaras. Also this is an open thread.

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The parable of the six turtles

We’re veering way off topic for this one. But I’ve been reading Anita Loos’ highly amusing memoir “A Girl Like I” and ran across her account of what might be the best prank of all time. It involves turtles.

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Relaxing capybara break

Never-ending lunch

I’m too stressed to write a regular post right now, so here are some capybara gifs to help us all relax a little bit.

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David Gets a Root Canal Open Thread

I feel like this cat looks

Sorry about the lack of a post yesterday; some dude was doing unspeakable things to one of my teeth, although to be fair the tooth deserved it. The tooth is recovering, as is the rest of me.

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coronavirus off topic open thread

Shelter in Place: Open Thread

So here in Illinois, the shelter-in-place order kicked in yesterday, and I’m sheltering the fuck in place. How are you all doing in The Time of Social Distancing? Are you officially or unofficially on lockdown? What are you doing to keep anxieties at bay?

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artistry off topic

Hey, look at my art! And share yours!

By David Futrelle

So, hey, look at my art! I mean, you see some of it already in the form of the graphics I do for the blog. But I also like making more abstract digital art. (I’m currently in a sort of polka-dot phase.)