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August 27th, 2018, 8:12 pm

Today I arrive, bearing news about bears:

Extinct cave bear DNA found in living bears.

https://relay.nationalgeographic.com/pr ... extinction

“ A new study confirms that about 0.9 to 2.4 percent of living brown bears'DNA traces back to the extinct species.

The finding, published in Nature Ecology and Evolution on Monday, marks just the second time that researchers have found an extinct ice-age creature's genes within in a living relative.”
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August 27th, 2018, 9:24 pm

Today I arrive, bearing news about bears:

Extinct cave bear DNA found in living besrs.

https://relay.nationalgeographic.com/pr ... extinction

“ A new study confirms that about 0.9 to 2.4 percent of living brown bears'DNA traces back to the extinct species.

The finding, published in Nature Ecology and Evolution on Monday, marks just the second time that researchers have found an extinct ice-age creature's genes within in a living relative.”
And the first time was? Drum roll ... us. Neanderthals. 
 
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Re: Universe Tea - Blog 2018

August 27th, 2018, 10:37 pm

I haven't been to the Museum of Natural History in London for a few years, but their collection is excellent.

The entrance hall alone is worth the trip.

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This is their latest display; apparently the Diplodocus that was there is now on tour around the country.

London's Natural History Museum Has a New Star Attraction: An Amazing Blue Whale Skeleton
 
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August 29th, 2018, 4:52 am

So 29 08 2018

Significance?

A fresh home made multi-berry pie to the first one who guesses correctly.
 
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August 29th, 2018, 5:01 am

And something else too:

Scientists observe decay of Higgs boson particle into two bottom quarks
UPI August 28 2018

https://www.upi.com/amp/Science_News/20 ... 535463666/
 
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August 29th, 2018, 6:25 am

So 29 08 2018

Significance?

A fresh home made multi-berry pie to the first one who guesses correctly.
August 29, 2018 – NATIONAL CHOP SUEY DAY
 
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August 29th, 2018, 8:58 pm

So 29 08 2018

Significance?

A fresh home made multi-berry pie to the first one who guesses correctly.
August 29, 2018 – NATIONAL CHOP SUEY DAY
also from another thread, cuch's 66th birthday!
 
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August 29th, 2018, 9:11 pm

Well that is noteworthy!

As is my 10th anniversary here.

August 28, 2008

Some may raise a glass, some may throw a rotten tomato (or worse.) :D

But I just bought a wonderful new musky sandalwood scented perfume to celebrate.

Thanks to everyone in the OT for ten strange, educational, and humorous years.

I have stayed here longer than I was at university. :Q
 
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August 29th, 2018, 9:31 pm

happy anniversary
 
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August 29th, 2018, 9:54 pm

Thank you.

International diplomacy would not be the same without you.

Especially news and events related to the “Chi-comms”.
 
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August 29th, 2018, 10:58 pm

But, but, aren't we a day late?
 
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August 29th, 2018, 11:10 pm

I'm flexible on the recognition of birthdays and other important milestones in human relationships.  :D

The real issue is that if Time is circular, we will all be doing this again in some future cycle.

Better enjoy what you are doing and who you are doing it with, at least to some extent, now!
 
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Re: Universe Tea - Blog 2018

August 29th, 2018, 11:25 pm

So 29 08 2018

Significance?

A fresh home made multi-berry pie to the first one who guesses correctly.
August 29, 2018 – NATIONAL CHOP SUEY DAY
also from another thread, cuch's 66th birthday!
Indeed. and Michael Jackson and Willem Ruska (I'm also in that photp ... non-blond and non-bald, but moustache)
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August 30th, 2018, 11:27 pm

After clicking on the "no fat chicks thread" I felt compelled to find (and post) a picture of Sofia Vergara. 

But of course you can find a picture of her on your own!

There is definitely happiness to be found somewhere in between size 2 and size 22... and Sofia is a fabulous example. :D
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Re: Universe Tea - Blog 2018

August 31st, 2018, 2:19 am

Just for the record, I don't look even close to anorexic. The physicians relying on BMI are simply stupid.
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