Two adorable new additions to the Bronx Zoo were introduced to the world on Tuesday. The rare male snow leopard cubs were born May 6, and are now on exhibit with their mother in the Himalayan Highlands area of the zoo. Their birth was...Show More Summary
A pair of cuddly snow leopard cubs have been born at the Bronx Zoo. The twin boys were born May 6 to a pair of first-time parents.
Two rare snow leopard cubs have made their adorable debut at the Bronx Zoo and awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww! [ more › ]
It's an endangered baby shower showdown! Apparently jealous of China's 'first surviving panda triplets' spotlight-hogging, a snow leopard mother gave birth to twins at a game park in NW China. [ more › ]
As rare as seeing an infrequently seen bird in a primordial forest or snow leopard in the tundra, some nature photographers spotted something equally rare and fascinating on Wednesday: Charlize Theron with a sparkling rock fastened to a finger, a finger that indicates a commitment to committing to marriage. The ring could possibly... More »
The new updates cover iOS, Apple TV, Safari and OS X Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks, but Snow Leopard is again left out in the cold.
Mac: Even with Apple's Boot Camp, sharing files between your Mac and Windows partitions is clunky at best. Paragon NTFS is one of the better tools for doing it, and if you're still on Snow Leopard, you can now snag it for free. Read more...
What’s Happening — Former America Inmate in Chinese Prison Made Christmas Lights for Export to United States at the National Press Club, noon — Brunch and Book Discussion of ”The Snow Leopard” by Peter Mathiessen at the National Press...Show More Summary
As we head towards WWDC 2014 we thought it would be fun to look back at Apple World Wide Developer Conferences past, what they introduced, and what impact they made. We're continuing with WWDC 2008, which introduced new MacBook batteries, iOS 3 (iPhone OS 3.0), Snow Leopard, and the iPhone 3GS. Show More Summary
The rare cubs were born last month
The Snow Leopard (1978) is one of my favourite books. I’ve just downloaded the audio version to read, once again, when I return to the Himalaya in November. It’s an account of his two-month search for the snow leopard with … Continue reading ?
Text substitution is a useful OS X feature that has been around since Snow Leopard. These macros allow you to type in a short string of characters, such as "omw" and have those characters automatically replaced with a longer string such as "On my...
adidas Originals has teamed up with Stockholm retailer Sneakersnstuff and presents the exclusive adidas ZX Flux Pattern Pack. Consisting of overall three versions of the extremely popular new adidas shoe, snow leopard, snakeskin and… adidas Originals ZX Flux Pattern Pack – Sneakersnstuff Exclusive is a post by David Fischer on Highsnobiety.
Neither OS X 10.7 Lion nor 10.8 Mountain Lion reached the usage share level Mavericks attained in March, with Lion having topped out at 47% while Mountain Lion managed 49%. Of the last four versions of OS X, only Snow Leopard (which was "newest" for nearly two years), exceeded 50%. Show More Summary
Apple tonight released an update for FaceTime on OS X [Direct Link], which resolves connections issues and is recommended for all FaceTime users currently running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The connection issues are presumably related to...Show More Summary
Remember the good ol’ days when FaceTime wasn’t included with each Mac? Back then, you had to download a bit of software from the Mac App Store in order to make video calls to iPhone owners (though iChat could still do Mac-to-Mac calls). Even today, that standalone app is still available on the Mac App Store […]
When I was 21 years old, I headed off to Kathmandu with my Olivetti typewriter. My "plan" was to become a writer. I had been deeply influenced by Peter Matthiessen's book The Snow Leopard, which I had read in college. I moved into the Kathmandu Guest House and began to write. Show More Summary
Peter Matthiessen, best known for his thoughtful, spiritual books such as The Snow Leopard and At Play in the Fields of the Lord, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, of leukemia, at a Long Island hospital near his home. He was 86.
Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who spurned a life of leisure and embarked on extraordinary physical and spiritual quests while producing such acclaimed books as The Snow Leopard and At Play in the Fields of the Lord, died Saturday. He was 86. On Tuesday, Matthiessen's new novel In Paradise comes out. The book was inspired by a visit in the 1990s he made to Auschwitz.
The American author who won awards for books such as The Snow Leopard and Shadow Country, co-founded literary magazine The Paris Review and was involved in the CIA’s Cold War propaganda effort died of leukemia in Long Island, New York on Saturday.