Monthly Archives: April 2018

In the pines, in the pines



I must make note of this mess before it leaves my head, and leaves me lost in the pines, in the pines, where the sun don’t ever shine. I would shiver the whole night through.

In the newly defined handler object, there are methods that get called when a figure is added to the realm.

Handler.realmAdd(Realm realm, Figure figure)
Handler,realmAdd(Realm realm, Figure figure, int address)
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Ep 159: Pulling the bone over their eyes



Pulling the bone over their eyes

The fossil record contains, at best, only a few percent of any given ecology during any given time. To complicate the picture, some of the fossils are fakes. From money to reputation to jokes, there are many reasons why such fossil hoaxes are perpetrated. Today we look at a few examples of, and motivations for, false fossils.
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ep 158: Digging for coal and fossils



Digging for coal and fossils

In the mid 1800/s some fossils were found in a tributary of the Illinois river, called “Mazon Creek.” They had simply weathered out of the ground, but it wasn’t until coal mining moved in, that the true extent and value of the Mazon Creek fossil deposit was discovered.
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