A Guide to Field Identification: Birds of North America Robbins, Bruun, and Zim 1966 Submitter: In addition to being a librarian, I’m a bird geek – and being a librarian bird geek, I have a long-standing personal beef with out-of-date field guides. Show More Summary
The Sonoran Desert of Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico, hosts some of the wildest and most intriguing geology in the Southwest. In March 1990, the Geological Society of America’s Cordilleran Section met in Tucson, Arizona, to review...Show More Summary
Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. For The Envelope, Glenn Whipp spent some time in Encino with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson, who was in a playful and chatty mood. Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” could be seen as an variation...
Yasukuni Notomi ("a writer who has covered the world of stationery for many years") provides an introduction to the creative explosion in Japanese scissor-design, beginning with the "Pencut," a scissor that fits in a normal pencil-case, with retractable elastic loops for your fingers and full-length blades so you don't sacrifice power for portability. (more…)
Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. Now that nearly all the precursor awards have been given out, this year’s Oscar race remains in an unusual holding pattern. In what has been an unpredictable season, these final weeks could...
Two new publications by leading artists who demonstrate expertise in their respective fields one is a new book about watercolour techniques - and his portfolio - by leading watercolour painter David... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
(Oregon State University) Researchers who confirmed in recent years that salmon use the Earth's geomagnetic field to guide their long-distance migrations have found that the fish also use the field for a much simpler and smaller-scale migration: When the young emerge from gravel nests to reach surface waters.
The field of comic book TV shows is becoming very crowded... The post A Guide to the Live-Action Comic Book TV Shows appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. This newsletter is, of course, about movies. But it is also often about movie culture in Los Angeles, which means it is, in a way, about Los Angeles. So I wanted to highlight a recent essay...
Every planter needs a coach because every planter needs a lot of help. Ed Stetzer: Share a little about your experience with church planting and church planter coaching. Dino Senesi: My journey with church planting began in New Orleans in the late 1980s. Show More Summary
Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. I’m still walking around with a cough that I picked up in Park City, Utah, so at least for some of us the Sundance Film Festival is not yet entirely a thing of the past. For those still...
Getty If the idea of sitting in a dark, elegant bar, lapping at a small, icy pool whose waters have a way of smoothing the furrows in your brow and oiling the trunnions of your tongue appeals to you, then as dark as these times may be there is at least one recompense. Show More Summary
Rude Mechs boil down the 800 pages of “The Brothers Karamazov” to a searching but silly 80-minute show. Hot tub included.
IN THE MAIL: From Amy Alkon, Unfckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence. Plus, fresh Gold Box and Lightning Deals. New deals every hour. We very much appreciate your buying via InstaPundit Amazon links!
You may have tasted clementines and tangelos, but how about blood limes, Xinhui mandarins, and the mysteriously un-juice-able Yemenite citron? No? Okay, let’s get to know them a little better.
I am not a fan of swear words, so I was going to skip my friend Amy Alkon’s latest book, Unfckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence. Alkon and I agree on a lot, even though we are polar opposites in many things. (She swears. Show More Summary
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. This week’s dispatch is coming to you from the elevated altitude of Park City, Utah, at the Sundance Film Festival, where a team of Times journalists are working to bring you the best of...
Phallic Field Guide: The 12 Penises You’ll Uncover in the Wild Dicks come in all shapes and sizes, so here's the 12 types of penis. Are you more into "banana," "burrito" or a "Sia"? Find out here! Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
For Even Your Thickest Hunting Knives: With advanced knife guide system, The Chef’sChoice Knife Sharpener Xtreme™ 317 sharpens virtually all knives—even the heavier thicker hunting, pocket and tactical knives, both straight edge and serrated. Show More Summary