Today I said “Excuse me, you drop your blankie.” to the lady pushing a trolley.
On this week’s Nature Sunday, I bring you Jellyfish Lake. What? a place? Jellyfish lake, or Ongeim’l Tketau (local Palauan name meaning “Fifth Lake”) is a marine lake located on Eil Malk island in Palau. Jellyfish Lake is connected to the ocean through fissures and tunnels in the limestone of ancient Miocene reef. However the lake is sufficiently isolated from the...
My laptop has such a temper. He has be constantly giving me the the beach ball of death for the last 2 weeks. Just when I started looking into getting a new laptop, he starts working fine again >=[. It’s like he is playing with my emotion =[.
This week we have the Kakapo (Strigops habroptila) from New Zealand, it is also known as the owl parrot. The Kakapo is the heaviest specie of parrot in the world. Is is also the only flightless parrot. The Kakapo is critically endangered. In the past, because of the isolated environment and absence of mammalian predators, it lost the ability to fly. However, during Polynesian and European...
This week we have Borneo Rainbow Toad (Ansonia latidisca) from Indonesia and Malaysia. The toad has bright green, purple, and red “bumps” all over its body, hence the name rainbow toad. The bright colour splatter is a warning indicating the presence of poison glands. It is one of the “world’s top 10 most wanted frogs”. It has disappeared for 87 years since 1924....
Happy Mother's Day.
Mother’s Day Google+ Chat with Grandma, 1Aunt, 6Aunt, and Mom.
Grad Show 2012.
Here are the photos from last Thursday when I went to grad show. There are a lot of wonderful projects this year. Though, I would say my year did better (Of course I would say that =P ) All the jokes aside, it seems like there are lesser participants than the years before. Might be because of the change of system this year. Anyway, here are the photos. The ED setup this year. It is a lot...
Butcher Bird is sick, sick! I tell you!! It is a a bird that likes public execution. =/ The Butcher Bird is native to Australasia. It has a large, straight bill with a distinctive hook at the end which is used to skewer prey. Butcherbirds are insect eaters for the most part, but will also feed on small lizards and other vertebrates. They get their name from their habit of impaling captured...