I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
August 30, 2011
August 30: Burgess Shale Fossils Discovered, 1909
Charles Doolittle Walcott collected 65,000 fossil specimens from the Burgess site in the Canadian Rockies.
For years they were considered merely a curiosity, but they were much more than that.