Author: Lake Toba

Midday Matinee – YouTube Treasures: Bonobos

YouTube Treasures continues with a fascinating look at bonobos and how amazingly human they are. Enjoy! (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. Bonobos are bright, friendly and agreeable primates that have been studied for some time by anthropologists. Unlike their chimp cousins, they appear to have a much calmer and easy going disposition. In this Ted Talk, anthropologist Susan Savage-Rumbaugh talks about how amazing they are, and some of the breaking science that is changing how we view our closest primate cousins....

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Midday Matinee – YouTube Treasures: 1+2+3+4+5… = WHAT????

YouTube Treasures continues with a numerical proof that’s mind boggling. Enjoy! (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. Its mind blowing to watch this, but the results are amazing. The summation of all positive whole numbers yields a result that flies in the face of credulity....

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Furthermore! – Lets Not Self Destruct…

As Democrats we often disagree over candidates, issues, and policy solutions. But we must work through our differences and keep our eyes on the prize: electing Democrats to the White House, Congress, and our state and local governments. (More) Last week I wrote in Morning Feature Who are the real DINOs? that I was frustrated and concerned by balkanization in the Democratic Party between Bernie and Hillary supporters. I showed a series of text messages from a hard core Bernie supporter that showed an unwillingness to support the Democratic ticket if it wasn’t Bernie. These passions on both sides...

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Midday Matinee – YouTube Treasures: Dangerous Chemicals

YouTube Treasures continues with a funny exploration of dangerous chemicals Enjoy! (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. This countdown of the five most dangerous chemicals in the world is hilarious, and horrifying. It’s a real eye opener about just what kinds of things gets cooked up by scientists. Or maybe mad scientists....

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Midday Matinee – YouTube Treasures: Coyote Vests?

YouTube Treasures continues with a San Diego Couple who turn tragedy into hope for dogs. Enjoy! (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. A San Diego Couple lost a dog to a coyote and decided to “up armor” their pups to keep them safe. I am dubious about the effectiveness of their solution, but its still inventive and charming....

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