Content for Thursday, November 16, 1995

News & Stories

Rich Sea Stew: Sampling the California Current

Scripps scientists see cause for alarm

The blue whales and the soaring plankton bloom, along with the tapering off of water temperatures in the past four months, seemed to call into question the idea that life in the California Current might be diminishing.

The suicidal Munchkin in the Wizard of Oz

Turns out to be a bird

Dear Matthew Alice: In The Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy and the Scarecrow have just befriended the Tin Man, and the characters skip down the path, a cryptic figure among the blue-tinted forest backdrop seems ...

No flies in China, no birds in Disneyland

"I'm not sure the details can be given out to the public"

Oh Venerable and Sagacious Matthew Alice, Smoother of Furrowed Brow, Soother of Say, I Pray for the Quenching of Query Long Unsettled: I went to high school in Stuttgart, Germany in the late ’60s. At ...

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