Friday, October 17, 2014

Klokans: Meaning of Life

The ancestors of modern-day kangaroos, giant marsupials with rabbitlike faces, may have walked upright on two feet, sans any hopping, a new study finds.
These enormous creatures, part of the extinct family of sthenurine kangaroos, once roamed the Australian outback from about 100,000 to 30,000 years ago. But they were likely bad hoppers, said lead researcher Christine Janis, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Brown University in Rhode Island Huge prehistoric kangaroo aka Klokan

Your Data or Your Life Project Syndicate (David L)
This Headline Is One of Many Experiments on You MIT Technology Review (David L)

The Meaning of Life New York Times (David L). A three-year-old’s answer to that question was “Laughter and chocolate”.