Month: February 2015
Lonely song of single whale none can hear
For three decades he has crooned his way around the Pacific, his songs drifting into the depths, unheard and unrequited. Known to scientists simply as “52”, he is nicknamed the loneliest whale in the world, swimming in solitude and emitting his calls at a frequency of 52 Hertz — a pitch no other whale can…
My second death sentence
When I was convicted of the murder of Derrick and Duane Moo Young in 1987, and then sentenced to death, I passed out. I am not a frail, fainting kind of person, so I suppose it was the shock, the horror, of something so unexpected. Since I knew 100 per cent that I was innocent…
Right to bear arms?
How does a species listed as “imperiled” less than three years ago suddenly find itself in such good shape that now it’s OK for anyone to get a licence to go and shoot one dead? Only the wacky state of Florida can answer that… http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/06/florida-hunting-season-black-bears
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Foxcatcher: the true story
The real-life story behind the blockbuster film. Jacqui buys herself a tub of popcorn and goes to the movies… http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/11322341/Foxcatcher-the-true-story.html