As recent comments on some of these posts demonstrate, the Fundy Post has some readers who know stuff about Science, especially David, who did the maths and found that my scheme to make Lake Taupo economically viable is flawed. David has a rather nice new blog called The Atavism, which you should read.
Anyway, for the benefit of our scientifically literate readership, here is a story that made me think: a shark in Nebraska (yes, I know) had a virgin birth.
Another strange but true fact is that Headless Chickens can replicate their songs in many different versions. So here is another rendition of Cruise Control and another opportunity to yearn for Fiona McDonald: