Things are busy around here, so you'll pardon my brevity in posting and slowness to respond to comments. I'm not in front of the computer much lately (alas, the writing suffers).
Few things for you today. My last HatWC post was mucho grande, and so I'm going to space these out. If you're busy like me, you don't have an hour to read a single post, sua?
In the "Truth is Stranger Than Fiction" category, this creature was found in Canada, eh.
That's totally a werebear, or a werepig! More information over at Scifiwire.
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Lost! Everyone is talking about it. Never watched it. I won't watch it. Everything I see about it is ridiculous, and confirms my beliefs. Apparently, the final episode is near. Thank goodness.
Oh, Letterman's looking a little rough. Alas.
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A new Daenerys for HBO's A Game of Thrones.
Emilia Clarke. She has some nice features. I hope she can act. Farewell, Tamzin, I felt like we barely got to know each other. *sniff*
The story was exclusive to Maureen Phillips of the Chicago Tribune, but I'm linking you to
Winter Is Coming, because I love that blog.
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Promoting Literacy in Argentina.
Plenty of terrible news in the world. I like the feelgood stuff. Enjoy.
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Speaking of the bad news, apparently someone has created life (Craig Venter). LIFE! CREATED IT. This has gotten a bit of buzz, because essentially, these peoples have either validated or repudiated about a bazillion works of science fiction.
That's not what troubles me. What troubles me is that they created bacteria.
This is undoubtedly the beginning of a horror movie, as noted in the comments at the (easier to digest) story at BoingBoing (Bacteria. Digestion. Get it?!)