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And I thought of putting this poem up now with a story behind it because four more elements have just been added to the periodic table and they are still awaiting formal names. And, I think, it would be nice if Henry Moseley got an element named after him. It really would be, and I do believe he is deserving of such a distinction..
It’s the kind of town you can live in your beach clothes, no one seems to notice? Bring a big beach bag, it helps to carry your shopping purchases. Plus, you may just want to bring a towel in your bag, you can swim just about anywhere. Remember Puerto Vallarta is fronted by sea, and you rarely are far from a fabulous beach.
So worried residents in Jalpaiguri, a city in northeast India, called Sanjay Dutta, the local forest ranger, according to Reuters.Crisis averted. All Dutta had to do was put it into a sack for quick transport back to the wild, perhaps to the banks of the nearby Teesta River, where it wouldn’t pose a threat to humans.Instead, Dutta draped the snake around his neck.It was time for a celebratory selfie.Some residents hoisted smartphones, motioning for others to cram in closer to the forest ranger and the beast he’d captured.And through it all, the rock python remained a rock python.Suddenly perched onthe very vulnerable neck area of a mammal, the snake made a few efforts to wrap itself around the man.Dutta batted the snake’s body away, at one point holding the powerful reptile at bay while he smiled for the camera.[A woman went to check her corn and was swallowed by a python]But moments later, hewasclearly in distress.The snake managed towrap one coil completely around Dutta’s neck. Meanwhile, the reptile had jerked its tail free of a man assisting the forest ranger, further entangling Dutta.Scared residents who, moments earlier, had crammed in for a photo screamed and sprinted away.”It’s okay,” Dutta screamed, according to the Sun.
“I was freaking out,” said Juliana Gravina, 25, a law student, as she recalled watching a group of foreigners leave a backpack on the beach and walk to the water’s edge to try altinha, the Brazilian game of juggling a soccer ball. “I went over there to tell them, come on, it’s not safe. Pay attention to your stuff.”.