Anti-Caturday: Living Fossil

If you’ve never seen a Red Panda, they’re only slightly bigger than a cat (Felis Catus, not the other kind), sporting a huge, bushy tail, little chocolate eyes, cute little noses and so on. It’s also, name be damned, not very closely related to the...

Greetings from Finncon

Finncon is a yearly geek convention in Finland along the lines of DragonCon except on a Nordic scale and without the anime kids. Which means that this year the attendance was around 3 000 people. This year’s Guests of Honor were Lois McMaster Bujold of the...

Anti-Caturday: Slacking Off

Today I am at Finncon where I will be interviewing authors Lois McMaster Bujold and Liz Williams on top of the usual con activities. It’s my first con ever and so today you will only get videos of squids and octopuses instead of the usual Anti-Caturday things. I...

The Wall Fiasco

If you follow me on Twitter (and really, why the hell aren’t you? Twitter is awesome.), you have probably noticed that we’ve been doing some home improvement during this summer holiday. So far we’ve been only working on the bedroom and honestly,...

Anti-Caturday: Cucumber of the Seven Seas

Last week I shared possibly the most comical creature in existence. So today I thought I’d tell you about the creature last week’s little beast uses as it home, namely the Sea Cucumber. The Sea Cucumber is basically a tube that lives in the bottom of the...