Tuesday, April 23, 2013


"Sometimes I feel like I'm almost gone..." And now he is. Richie Havens has passed away at age 72, but this piece of music will live forever.

If anyone is still looking for music to put on an interstellar probe, I nominate this.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Bad career move

Red-tailed hawk takes on nesting bald eagle. Even for a juvenile redtail, this seems like a spectacularly optimistic (or perhaps desperate) attack, and it ends exactly as badly as you might think. If you haven't seen the video already, be warned it's somewhat graphic...as nature often is.