My prof showed us this picture of a prokaryotic cell and I just really enjoy staring at it. I don’t know why.
I love these pictures too. (There are a bunch of them, not just microbes, by David Goodsell.) I think one reason I like them so much is because they they show that the cytoplasm isn’t just empty space. It’s really crowded in there!
Imaginary Conversations #6
- 1: Are you live-blogging your birth contractions?
- 2: Piss off.
Al Jazeera: Thousands fired after Bangladesh factory found unsafe
Several thousand Bangladeshi garment workers were fired after safety inspectors found their factory unsafe, officials said Monday.
The factory was the first to close following the mass inspections organized by dozens of Western retailers such as H&M and Benetton who signed a new safety accord following a series of deadly accidents, such as the collapse of the 8-story Rana Plaza building last year that killed 1,135 workers and a fire at the Tazreen Fashion factory in 2012 that killed more than 100 people.
oman in the indian imagination
This kind of movement between past and present is most dynamically expressed in one of the most modern modes of expression in Oman what nascent Indian film-makers forging personal narratives set in Oman. Resident film buff and film-maker, Sudha Sha’s short film dealt with the psychological experiences of an Indian housemaid residing in Oman,embodying the situation of a member of the diaspora chronicling the life of yet another immigrant, a perspective as much colored by class as by shared experiences of diasporic experience. “The housemaid lives in a house that is not her own and yet performing the duty of a mother and wife – but the bottom-line is that she is not family,” Sha says, describing the film’s protagonist and the experiences she has to endure while living abroad.
read more about the interaction between india and oman here.
Kitties are the most majestic and magical creatures we have been blessed with, and nothing else in the universe can surpass that fact.
This is, honestly, a blog devoted to majestic kitties. Check out my majestic kitty tag. At first, I only wanted to use that tag for big, wild cats - lions, tigers, leopards, etc. But then I realised that all kitties are majestic, and deserve equal praise from humans.