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Paleo Dating

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Atomic Accidents

How many nuclear bombs has the U.S. Army.. lost? How does radiation poisoning affect your body? Want to become the next Atomic Man? (superpowers not included)          Written by James Mahaffey.. and since what I finished was an audiobook version.. narrated by Tom Weiner (You may or may not have heard his voice in WoW). A title such as Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters; From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima still falls a bit short for this "fun facts about" book. It packs a lot. A fascinating read into the history of stuff which doesn't touch me on a daily basis.. and yet it does. It's tricky t...

Having almost-pets

Pros: no extra housecleaning, free from captivity, still tons of cuteness. Cons: irregular visits, possible vector for diseases. Meet my unnamed squirrels. I think I have 3 or 4 of them - a shy juvenile, a cautious elderly and up to two wild horizontal-wall-crawling race cars. They live in the something-like-a-park thingy nearby and visit my balcony a few times a day. Keeping an extra bag of almond nuts around just for them (ok, I nibble some too). The youngest is still scared of me and rarely stays for a meal. Others usually snack a few on the spot and then run off to hide the rest (the flowerpots next door are gai...