Fun with leopards and servals Open Access images

This serval wild cat’s coat is like a work of art in of itself. Maybe an abstract work of art. Connect the dots! It’s just amazing how many open access images are available. Like this leopard by the same artist: I’ve love to take a really big lawn and mow that leopard into it.

Screenshot of 11,848 files on my MacOS desktop

Have you ever accidentally copied 11,848 files to your desktop?

I was trying to move over 11,000 family photos from a group of folders into one main folder. Something must have slipped while I was dragging the photos over, because all 11,848 images appeared on my desktop! Here’s how it looked on my dual screen: Some people have a messy desktop with icons covering every …

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Soundcloud: background city sounds

Do you miss the sounds of city life? Here’s 24 minutes of Chicago background sounds.

I always enjoyed my 24-minute stereo recording of walking through downtown Chicago. But now I really appreciate this recording of how Chicago used to sound before stay-at-home orders. Plus, after two months of not being downtown, I miss these everyday urban sounds. Recorded using a Marantz PMD620, the quality is nice. And did I mention …

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murder hornet on tennis racket

Tennis rackets are legit weapons against Murder Hornets in Asia

How do you defeat the Asian Murder Hornet? Beekeepers in Asia use tennis rackets to defeat the Murder Hornet. Scientific American takes a look at how Asia handles this monstrous hornet: Beekeepers can help by installing entrance traps over the doorways of managed hives that have holes large enough for a bee to pass through …

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