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[CAT] Shakespeare, caught on blue

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Shakespeare, caught on blue #toronto #dovercourtvillage #shakespeare #caturday #catsofinstagram #cats #catstagram

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Written by Randy McDonald

November 18, 2017 at 8:05 am

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[CAT] Three cat links: Félicette, cats as liquids, adopting a ginger

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  • VICE notes that Félicette, the first cat in space thanks to the French, is going to have a monument built in her honour through fundraising.
  • Marc-Antoine Fardin explains at The Conversation why the question of whether cats are, in fact, liquid is a useful one to ask.
  • Nigel Kendall at the Guardian explains how he ended up finding himself companion to a stray ginger cat.

Written by Randy McDonald

November 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm

[CAT] Shakespeare, by some ill-organized books

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Shakespeare, by some ill-organized books #toronto #dovercourtvillage #shakespeare #cats #catsofinstagram #caturday #catstagram #books #bookshelf

Written by Randy McDonald

November 11, 2017 at 6:00 am

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[CAT] Shakespeare, against blue and red

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Shakespeare, against blue and red #toronto #dovercourtvillage #shakespeare #cats #caturday #catsofinstagram #red #blue

Written by Randy McDonald

October 28, 2017 at 7:00 am

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[CAT] Shakespeare, looking off the couch

Shakespeare, looking off the couch #toronto #cats #shakespeare #caturday #catsofinstagram

Written by Randy McDonald

October 14, 2017 at 9:45 am

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[CAT] Shakespeare, on his side

Shakespeare, on his side #toronto #shakespeare #cats #catsofinstagram #caturday

Written by Randy McDonald

October 7, 2017 at 12:05 pm

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[BLOG] Some Saturday links

  • Bad Astronomer Phil Plait notes the discovery of activity on distant comet
    C/2017 K2.
  • Centauri Dreams notes a new proposal for an orbital telescope that could detect Earth-like worlds at Alpha Centauri A and B.
  • D-Brief notes a new research finding that chimpanzees can learn to use tools on their own, without teaching.
  • Dangerous Minds notes the interesting Detroit character of Gundella, the Green Witch of Detroit.
  • Language Log tries to decipher some garbled Hebrew at an American wedding.
  • The LRB Blog looks at the continued aftershocks, social and otherwise, from the recent earthquake in Mexico.
  • Marginal Revolution argues that North Korea is set to become more China’s problem than the United States’.
  • Roads and Kingdoms notes the simple pleasures of soy milk in China.
  • Seriously Science notes a study looking at the different factors in the personalities of cats.
  • Towleroad notes the recent discovery of an antibody effective against 99% or so variants of HIV.
  • Window on Eurasia argues Russian politics play a central role in getting Russophones in Ukraine to become Ukrainian.