The Pallas´s Cat, also called Manul, is a small wildcat living in the grasslands and steppe of central asia. It is named after the german naturalist Peter Simon Pallas, who first described the species in 1776.
Doctor Who Takeover Week is in full-effect on BBC America, where Doctor Who episodes are airing all week with a slew of specials to accompany them. We talked about the Make Your Own Sunday poll last week where Whovians were able to vote on which episodes they’d want to see aired on Sunday, August 24th after the series 8 premiere on Saturday…and the results are in!
9:00am: The Day of the Doctor 10:40am: The Time of the Doctor 12:00pm: The Christmas Invasion 1:00pm: The Name of the Doctor 2:00pm: The Empty Child 3:00pm: Doomsday 4:00pm: The Doctor’s Wife 5:00pm: Journey’s End 6:00pm: The Girl in the Fireplace 7:00pm: Blink 8:00pm: Vincent and The Doctor
To see the full schedule for Sunday and for the remainder of Doctor Who takeover week, head on over to the BBC America website.
The police killing of an unarmed black teenager set off intense protests in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb. Help journalists on the ground tell the story, long after the mainstream media is gone.
In case you need an antidote from the mainstream media coverage, the startup Beacon is crowdfunding journalists in Ferguson right now. Thus far, they’ve raised more than $3,600, and some of their citizen journalists have shown up on TV to talk about their coverage. More info on how it works over this way.