Twitter Posts as of 11/27/2015

Granddady Mantis in our Front Yard

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As mantis’ around here go, this guy was huge!  He was about four inches long.  Even so, it was difficult to get a good picture of him because he kept swiveling his head around to keep an eye on me and was lightly swaying in a non-existent breeze.

Double Rainbow on Drive Home

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Saw this double rainbow today while on my way back home from running errands.  The picture doesn’t do it justice.  Every time I looked at it, it was even brighter than the time before — this, from the color-blind guy.  I’m sure it looks even better to you.

Don’t freak out, but scientists think octopuses ‘might be aliens’ after DNA study

“Not to send you into a meltdown or anything but octopuses are basically ‘aliens’ – according to scientists. Researchers have found a new map of the octopus genetic code that is so strange that it could be actually be an “alien”…. ” (go to link)
 
Link:  home.bt.com/news/science-news/dont-freak-out-but-scientists-think-octopuses-might-be-aliens-after-dna-study-11363997587287#.VdCTAn6pM5A.twitter
 

Twitter Posts as of 08/07/2015

Happy Birthday Copyright Bombshell: New Evidence Warner Music Previously Hid Shows Song Is Public Domain

“Last minute evidence that completely turns a legal case on its head doesn’t come about all that often — despite what you see in Hollywood movies and TV shows. The discovery process in a lawsuit generally reveals most of the evidence revealed to everyone pretty early on. And yet…… ” (go to link)
 
Link:  www.techdirt.com/articles/20150727/16042931768/happy-birthday-copyright-bombshell-new-evidence-warner-music-previously-hid-shows-song-is-public-domain.shtml
 

Twitter Posts as of 07/31/2015

  • Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles to Defend Against Hacks t.co/BKtsOK16B2 ->
  • Four-legged snake fossil stuns scientists—and ignites controversy t.co/Q36mkMIylQ ->
  • Voyager’s Golden Record For Aliens Now Available On SoundCloud t.co/oYVERuNlEu ->
  • Scientists Confirm 'Impossible' EM Drive Propulsion t.co/tyEWGleqr7 ->
  • San Francisco techies are hiring this Wiccan witch to protect their computers from viruses and offices from evil s… t.co/XmmN7E2Kr3 ->
  • Residents want Eden Prairie to allow backyard chickens t.co/prd2aGO3rx ->
  • Something to cluck about: Backyard birds safer, cheaper for egg eaters t.co/WJzccCL6NR ->
  • Commissioners preliminarily approve chicken ordinance t.co/gD5NWnCLF8 ->