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Oil spill simulation

A major scientific article was just published in Environmental Science Letters (UK) by Quebec oceanographers showing spill simulations from Old Harry. Things do not look good for western Nfld as all the coast is susceptible to be impacted.
Authors : Bourgault, Cyr and Dumont (three oceanographers) + Angela Carter (political sciences)

Here’s a link to the 4-minute animation that shows where floating oil would likely end up after a spill: http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/9/5/054001/article

Here is a link to the full scientific article in Environmental Science Letters

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Roasted Miso Eggplant (Aubergine)

If the photo doesn’t convince you that the 2 ½ hours necessary to make this recipe would be worthwhile, I fear nothing will.
I found this recipe after a long search at thehungerstruck.com, which also included this photo of the result. Now here’s how to get there:

Roasted Miso Eggplant – Serves 2
1 large eggplant
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/4 cup sake
4 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon light miso
2 cloves garlic, smashed
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