27 June 2007

26 June 2007

instinct or intellience?

Included in today's A.Word.A.Day:

If an animal does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing
for the same reason, we call it intelligence.

-Will Cuppy, journalist (1884-1949)

01 June 2007

headline of the day

Our upright walking started in the trees,
reports New Scientist.

[drawing by doug millison]

Can't help but believe the world would be a better place if we humans still did all our walking in trees - we'd probably take better care of the forests, for starters.