a few items of interest
Daylight Savings time costs energy, not saves it, study says. Energy used for lighting is reduced, but it's overtaken by greater morning heating costs early on, and - new since World War II - air-conditioning costs during afternoons and such in summer. Might be time to re-evaluate this whole thing.
Octopus fossils are rarer than hens teeth, but a few really good ones were found recently.
Films from the End of an Empire - home movies from South Asia in the last years of the British Raj and the first years of independence.