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Industry Science
Occupation Macroevolutionary Palaeobiologist
Location Nodnol, United Kingdom
Introduction Currently I am founding member, president elect and entire membership of SWEMP (the Society of Wonky-Eyed Macroevolutionary Palaeobiologists). In my spare time I get paid to do research on very dead organisms and think about the really big questions in life, such as: What is the ultimate nature of reality? Why is there no room for free will in science? and What are the implications of having a wardrobe that consists entirely of hotpants?
Interests Evolution, Science, Physics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, Animals, Plants, Life, Dante, Blake, Poetry, Music, Film, Quotes, Philosophy, Metaphysics, Palaeontology, Paleontology, Palaeobiology, Paleobiology
Favorite Movies Heat, Shawshank, Jean de Florette, Manon des Sources, Beau Travail, Rushmore, Kingpin, Vertigo, Spirited Away
Favorite Music Afhgan Whigs, AiM, Archive, Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, Basement Jaxx, George Benson, Bjork, Blur, James Brown, BT, Donald Byrd, Terry Callier, Ray Charles, Chemical Brothers, Chicane, Clash, Coldplay, Holly Cole, John Coltrane, Commodores, Sam Cooke, Randy Crawford, Miles Davis, DJ Shadow, DJ Vadim, Faithless, Ella Fitgerald, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Peter Gabriel, Marvin Gaye, Groove Armada, Haddaway, Johnny Hartman, Lauryn Hill, Jack, Louis Jordan, Jungle Brothers, Jurassic 5, Lamb, Leftfield, Madness, Manic Street Preachers, Bob Marley, Masters at Work, Massive Attack, Sarah McLachlan, Morrisey, Van Morrison, New Order, Oasis, Prodigy, Radiohead, Lou Rawls, Otis Redding, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Damien Rice, Sade, Nina Simone, Simple Minds, Bruce Springsteen, Stateless, Stranglers, Tears For Fears, Tribe Called Quest, U2, Ugly Duckling, Luther Vandross, Verve, Leon Ware, Kanye West, Bill Withers, Bobby Womack, Stevie Wonder
Favorite Books La Commedia, Evolutionary Catastrophes, A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, Blake, The Remains of the Day, Dune, Northern Lights, Subtle Knife, Amber Spyglass, Lolita, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, The Floating Egg, The Map that Changed the World, The Man Who Loved Only Numbers, Skeptics and True Believers, The New Penguin Book of English Verse, Life of Dante, How to Keep Dinosaurs, Art Forms in Nature

Lionesses have no manes. How do they know when they've grown up?

The ones with manes want to mate with them.