mark a rayner: The 2nd Monday of October

Meanwhile in Canada … Every year on the second Monday of October, Canadians celebrate the end of the Moose Ascendency. During this dark period of Canadian history, the moose reigned supreme, forcing our provocatively dressed women to worship them, and slaughtering any man who got in their way. Eventually, Canadians discovered the mystical powers of ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Professor Quippy: This Thanksgiving It’s Velociraptor

The dreaded velociraptor is looking less and less like a Spielbergian nightmare, and more like something you could safely serve with cranberries. New research into the fossilized forearm discovered in Mongolia in 1998 by The American Museum of Natural History … Continue reading →