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Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Gangs of Feathered T-Rex

Imagine, if you will, an early morning scene in the late Cretaceous. The air is quiet as the day warms. At the edge of a large forest a plain of ferns ripples in the light breeze (grass would not evolve for another 20 or so million years). Under the canopy of the ancient beeches and . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Gangs of Feathered T-Rex

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Leonides and the papier-mâché spatula

Gregorina awoke that morning feeling stranger than usual. She’d had vivid dreams of ravaging Leonides, their local butcher, with his own meat tenderizer. In the dream – or perhaps it would do her good to think of it as a … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Before the Internet

Normally, I just nod my head in agreement with xkcd, but in this case, I must take exception. Before the Internet, life was much more exciting. There were things to do — the hard way — and much to accomplish. … Continue reading →

Left Over: Pandering to the Impotent

‘Men’s rights’ group behind sexual assault posters Posters mimic well-known ‘Don’t be that guy’ campaign against sexual assault CBC News Posted: Jul 10, 2013 6:59 PM MT Last Updated: Jul 11, 2013 1:03 AM MT

In Alberta, you say? Why am I not surprised? The dinosaurs sucking up their ancestral dinosaurs out of the earth, . . . → Read More: Left Over: Pandering to the Impotent

Left Over: Rightwing Knuckledraggers Unite!!!!

 

Climate Change Scientist Calls Conservatives ‘Neanderthal’

CBC | Posted: 04/27/2013 8:03 am EDT | Updated: 04/27/2013 9:46 am EDT

 

This message is only marginally redundant..and the Conjobs could care less, or their supporters..after all the tar sands are newer than the dinosaur and plant remains that make up their bulk…what’s that, according to . . . → Read More: Left Over: Rightwing Knuckledraggers Unite!!!!

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Short Fiction: Jesussic Park

Jesus was visiting a lost valley that was reputed to hold a few holy men who separated themselves from the rest of the world so they could better understand the nature of God. He was hoping to talk to them … Continue reading →

Eclectic Lip: Mitt’s bad day (wasn’t nearly as bad as the dinosaurs’)

As expected by everyone outside the American right-wing echo chamber, Obama handily defeated Romney in the US election. In the weeks leading up to the election, pollster Nate Silver (who posts at the New York Times) came under such ferocious criticism from Fox News & friends, for purportedly “skewing” his results to inflate predictions in […] . . . → Read More: Eclectic Lip: Mitt’s bad day (wasn’t nearly as bad as the dinosaurs’)

LeDaro: Dinosaurs farting caused global warming

Past dinosaurs

Modern day dinosaurs

“In a major new climate finding, researchers have calculated that dinosaur flatulence could have put enough methane into the atmosphere to warm the planet during the hot, wet Mesozoic era.” Ottawa Citizen.

Researchers have zeroed in on the real cause of global warming. I could not agree more. . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Dinosaurs farting caused global warming