Monthly Archives: November 2014

My angelic teenage daughter just used a foul word in front of me

My daughter just said ‘awesome’. Yes, I know. Thank you for your sympathy. In mitigation, I can say that English is not her first language. My daughter is a very intelligent, very bright person — yesterday, we were at her … Continue reading

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Scientists succeed in turning mice transparent

Got up this morning, thought to myself, what I really need is a transparent mouse. Imagine my delight and relief then when I logged on to Kyodo news and discovered that Japanese scientists had invented just such a thing. It’s … Continue reading

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