Merry Christmas

•December 24, 2016 • Leave a Comment


Animation: The Longest Night

•December 21, 2016 • 1 Comment

In celebration of the winter solstice, here is a lovely cut paper animation by Angie Pickman.


Sweet Honey in the Rock: When I Die

•December 13, 2016 • Leave a Comment

Dance Your Dissertation 2016

•December 10, 2016 • Leave a Comment

Here is the People’s Choice award winner in the 2016 Dance Your PhD contest, Involvement of myeloid heme oxygenase-1 in tumor immune escape mechanisms, by Emmanuelle Alaluf.

See all this year’s winners here.

A Christmas Surprise from my Dorky Husband

•December 8, 2016 • Leave a Comment

I found this on the door today.


Dark As My Heart: Best Nordic Noir

•December 7, 2016 • Leave a Comment


Antti Tuomainen’s moody and sinister novel Dark As My Heart, translated by your faithful correspondent, is on Crime Fiction Lover’s list of the 10 Best Nordic Noir books of 2016.

I recommend it.


Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows

•November 12, 2016 • Leave a Comment

Hakone Marquetry

•October 29, 2016 • Leave a Comment

Amazing, beautiful and delicate decorative woodworking.

(thanks Nag)

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