thing 1:2

Look at all the Berkeley food gossip we’ve noticed in the past few days — it looks like a Thai Noodle I is about to take over where a burnt down Raleigh’s used to be. Whether or not Cafe Med will ever be resurrected on that same corner (Telegraph and Haste) is questionable.

But really Thai Noodle franchise? Is it necessary to have two of your restaurants, albeit with different numbers, on the same street? Oh the choices we’ll have to make when choosing our Thai food. The battle of Thing 1 versus Thing 2 is set to begin. Or in this case, Thai I versus Thai II.

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After discovering the latest omen of the world’s coming demise, the Clog encourages Berkeley students to put down their books and enjoy their short-lived time on Earth.

In a world where few things remain safe or sacred, people tend to cling to their limited sources of comfort. Chief among these for many is often a beloved pet, whose loving smooches (or, in the case of this Clogger’s cat, haughty indulgences in your enraptured cooing) provide sound reassurance that something in this life appreciates the fact that you exist.

Which of course makes it awkward if that something brings about your untimely death.

UC Davis veterinary professor Bruno Chomel’s recent study warns dog- and cat-owners to read more »