Not Just For The Birds
I was thinking about the universe as a big giant lump of Jell-O
substance that had ever-changing viscosity, when I ran across this
article about mice.
Article About Crooning Mice
evidently sought to record the sounds of the mice with ultrasonic
capable capturing microphones, and to their surprise they discovered
that the male mice were singing love songs to the females.
a lot of similarities to bird songs, which are used for the same
purpose of wooing a potential mate. The singers that sang the best songs
were the most likely to be chosen by the females. That’s no surprise to
Meanwhile back to
the viscosity of the universe. I had combined the theories of
quantum/holographic/and Einsteinian universes into one viscous glob of
stuff in which all things were suspended. I think I was seeing a piece
of the puzzling picture of existence.
actually started out as an explanation for another theory I had about
pockets of gases in the cosmos through which our solar system
passes.That theory had to do with the presence, or absence, of
substances through which we are passing that would affect our mental
capabilities, in some way explaining why we as a species could go
thousands of years without any advancement and then around the turn of
the-20th century the world exploded with inventors and inventions.
I felt I was really getting somewhere, the lightbulb over my head was brightly lit, I was using Dragon Express to do the typing, speaking quickly and excitedly as my thoughts began to coalesce.
the refrigerator cycled on, bringing my picture of the universe
crashing down into a pile of gibberish and disjointed thoughts like
Humpty Dumpty after the great fall.
to text program could no longer understand what I was saying, and I
could no longer hear what I was thinking during the rattle and roar of
the refrigerator compression cycle.
this latest event was to remind me to ask the apartment manager for a
new refrigerator. The eardrum rattling noises that this one makes are the antithesis of
In Other News;
The new backup drive is working just fine and I look forward to at least three years of backups until I need another one.
reading the new book, Revelation, by C. J. Sansom. This is the third
book of his that I’ve enjoyed reading. They are set around the time of
Henry VIII, and the hero is a humpbacked lawyer/detective who
describes the people, politics, religion, economy, and environment,
while solving the mysteries.
and Sirius are appearing on the eastern horizon for a limited
engagement just after sunset. This is provided that there are cloudless
skies and less than Beijing levels of pollution.
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