Talia: Hey guys! Looked out the window and noticed there’s a baby hanging off a branch in the big oak tree. Can someone take care of this? Thanks!
Sean: fyi i can’t do this but best of luck.
Will: I have to do this weird bowling thing but it should be done by 11.
Talia: Hmm OK. Baby looks pretty upset…
Will: ohhhh ok. But anyway I should be able to come by 11!
Rose: Hey! So my sister is visiting with my little nephew so I’m already dealing with a baby, so if someone else could deal with this I would prefer not to. But if not, [...]
"The whale was recognized as the source of the speech-like sounds when a diver surfaced outside this whale’s enclosure and asked 'Who told me to get out?' Our observations led us to conclude the 'out' which was repeated several times came from [the white whale named] NOC."
Update: Now with audio.
Previously: Whale Radio.
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Jane and Edith don't live on the same coast. But they work together. A lot. So they emailed back and forth about the different ways they communicate. Edith: SO. We work on this website together, but you're in LA and I'm in New York. What would we do without instant messaging, a.k.a. the greatest and most important thing ever invented? I wonder what our total chat word count would be. "[Big number]." "Wow that's pretty high!" Okay maybe I scratched that brief itch. Do you like chatting with [...]
The freezing wind whipped around G.C. and me at the 30th Avenue subway stop. We were on our way to Petco in Union Square, and we had dashed out the door. I hadn’t bothered to put on stitch of makeup, and my hair was hastily tucked under my hat.
Suddenly I became aware of G.C. watching me, and I looked up to find him regarding me with the most wonderful gaze. He stared into my eyes with tenderness, love, and awe like he was seeing me — really seeing me — for the first time. Though we’ve been together for almost five years, I lowered my eyelids, suddenly [...]