mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Ask General Kang: Do you ever suffer from Twitter regret?

Foolish human! You can’t, as the appropriately ordered phrase has it, have your cake and eat it too. (Most of you lower primates get that backwards.) If you are going to be a shameless performer on Twitter, then you don’t … Continue reading →

Bill Longstaff: We were hell on other species before we were even us

Homo sapiens has been driving other species into extinction for a very long time. We are familiar with more recent events on our own continent with the annihilation of species such as the passenger pigeon and, very nearly, the American bison. But it started much earlier than that. Paleontologists suspect that the disappearance of some ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Kurt Vonnegut’s one rule

Love this quote. (via MonkeyJoys) Alltop is a humor baby.

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: How many humans ever lived?

This infographic supplies an estimate for how many human beings ever lived. (140 billion) And if that sounds like an astonishing number, imagine how crowded the planet would be if they all existed at once. Actually, you don’t have to … Continue reading →

LeDaro: Steven Benner: We are all Martians

We are all Martians. A rock brought us on earth. I don’t know about rest of us but Harper and company definitely came from the Mars and have not fully adjusted on earth.:) “The evidence seems to be building that we are actually all Martians; that life started on Mars and came to Earth on a ...

LeDaro: Can Humans Live Forever?

According to the following commentary humans can live forever. Huffpost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria discusses humankind’s obsession with immortality, and what this really means from a biological perspective. I have my doubts. Then would it not be boring to live forever?

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Where all the aliens at?

Maybe Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal is onto something here. Perhaps the reason that nobody has visited us yet is because they can’t agree on what they’re going to do with us when they get here. Or they could just be … Continue reading →