Friday, February 15, 2013

Things I've Accidentally Learned While Writing Poems (This Week)

The earliest recipe for peanut butter cookies directing bakers to make a criss-cross pattern on the dough was in the Schenectady Gazette in 1932.

There is a robot inchworm called The Meshworm.

Eye size in animals is greatly affected by the animal’s lifestyle (not just the body size).

Speaking of eyeballs, scientists said they may be able to grow eyeballs in the lab.

This is the Grotto on Georgian Bay. It looks beautiful. Has anyone been there?

Mercury is NOT in retrograde. Yet.

6 comments:

  1. You might be working on the most interesting batch of poems in all the world.

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  2. Love it, Hannah. Reminds me of the William Stafford poem, "Things I Learned Last Week."

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  3. You have the best links Hannah...I never knew the patterns on peanut butter cookies were done on purpose...I always thought the peanut butter cooked would do that!!! I am definitely checking out eyeball refs...my husband is an expert on eyeballs! Hope you have a great weekend! : )

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  4. Love stuff like this. It makes for such a fun post! We who are ever-curious never stop learning.

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  5. what a terrific list - I saw that eyeball growing thing - freaky!

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