Archive | August, 2013

Visual communication

Considering all of the senses… Visual communication transmits information to others through shape, color and movement or body language. Animals can both send and decode visual messages, using color and behavioral displays for messages as varied as threat, invitations to mate and identification of what species they are. Though plants can’t themselves see, they use […]

Huge canyon discovered under Greenland ice

One of the biggest canyons in the world has been found beneath the ice sheet that smothers most of Greenland. The canyon – which is 800km long and up to 800m deep – was carved out by a great river more than four million years ago, before the ice arrived. Source:  BBC News: Roger Harrabin, Environment analyst

Amour

Insightful. Original. Exquisite. Georges and Anne have known a lifetime of love within their intimate marriage. Though their bond has survived time’s test, it’s about to meet its greatest challenge. Acclaimed director Michael Haneke brings a performance tour-de-force to the screen in a film that exalts the beautiful, compassionate and courageous within us all.

Almond Oatmeal Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 pound almonds 1 cup regular rolled oats 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour or refined spelt flour 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup almond oil 6 tablespoons maple syrup 1/4 cup almond milk 1/3 cup apricot jam or any other flavor you like   Preparation Preheat the oven to 350°F. Finely […]