Monday, October 17, 2005

Autumnal Trivia 

Autumn leaf color variance in vine maples.

Why there is so much color variability in fall leaves. (Short version for non-scigeeks: turning red protects leaves from "the too-rapid breakdown of chlorophyll" in excess light conditions, but variance in exposure --> variance in color.)

From the Botany Photo of the Day blog of the the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. Posted especially with the mother-in-law in mind, as a long overdue thankyou for the occasional odd link. Via BoingBoing, of course.

posted by boyhowdy | 10:25 PM |

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Dear "Blaze", et. al.

How odd! You see, I have no "cooking magazine website."

Perhaps you have me confused with someone who is dumb enough to think that a billion blog comments which share the exact same syntax and structure, yet claim to be from a myriad of different authors, could be in any way legitimate.

Your comments are an insult to me and my readership.

As such, however tempting it is to enjoy a broiled Newsweek for my supper some evening, I think I will not, after all, be visiting your website about "cooking magazine."

You truly,

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