Breeding like Popes also not a great idea - Rabbits.
The time on screen for each country is proportional to its Gross Domestic Product.
The Peripheral by William Gibson
William Gibson does time travel with a twist. Gripping and weird and wonderful.
Winter starts now in the northern hemisphere, Summer south of the equator. Rendered in Catfood Earth (Windows, Android). Now read why mornings will continue to get darker for the next couple of weeks.
The Washington Post fantasizes about a four party system:
"If we assign members of Congress to political parties based on the spending votes, we end up with four parties. The Liberals bucked the Democratic president to oppose the spending package. The Democrats voted for it. The Republicans followed Boehner and McConnell's lead. The Conservatives didn't."
Why we don't need fighter jets. Blistering.
And I ordered my 80s outfit right before reading this... (posting mainly to test my spanking new Feedly integration)
Coastal redwoods at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. Parson Jones is over 310 feet high, Colonel Armstrong over 1,400 years old.
Salt Point State Park on the Sonoma coast. Stunning views, plentiful seals and some cool tide pools (although the rocks on the way down are like greased butter). Apparently the sandstone from Salt Point was used to pave San Francisco which goes a long way to explain the state of the streets...