Today Kanzi turns 30. Kanzi isn’t a human being according to the definition accepted by most people who belong to the species homo sapiens, in fact he is a bonobo, an ape scientifically called pan paniscus. The bonobo is very similar to the chimpanzee so it’s one of homo sapiens’ cousins.
In his novel “Incandescence” Greg Egan tells two stories, apparently disconnected and in totally different situations.
Tomorrow the NBA championship 2010/2011 starts. Who are the favourites for the title? Let’s see which teams could be the conferences semifinals.
Today Edison “Edson” Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, turns 70. Among the nicknames he was given there are for example “O Rei” (the king) and “Pérola Negra” (black pearl).
The Doctor Who Magazine confirmed the extras that will be included in the edition of classic Doctor Who series adventures “The Ark” and “The Mutants” that will be published on DVD in early 2011.