Daily Darwin – You Can Run But You Can’t Hide From Karma

Darwin notes gleefully the truism that “You can run but you can’t hide from Karma”, especially the fiery, exploding kind. He further notes that this is why you watch a rocket launch from a bunker, rather than a lawn chair on the launching pad.  He also observes that Karma and Schadenfreude are closely related-possibly sisters from another mother.


Daily Darwin – Skateur Flambé

Ah, yes.  Darwin says.  The old “Skaterboarder Flambé routine.   Darwin’s suggests that to avoid such and occurrence,  keeping one’s precious genomes warm is best accomplished by long johns and a woolly robe than by a ‘splash’ of gasoline and a spark.

Skateboard Flambé or, if you prefer, Skateur Flambé.

Natural selection deems that some individuals serve as a warning to others. Who are we to disagree? The next generation, ever and anon, is descended from the survivors