Sunday

Life imitating chess

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“The way chess is played is often a reflection of society and current cultural trends. I see chess being played with machine knowledge in a risk-reducing way just as the people are conducting education and business.” – Garry Kasparov, past world chess champion.

Hoatzin

Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) along the Mahaica River

The Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), also known as the Stinkbird, or Canje Pheasant is the national bird of Guyana. It has an unfeathered blue face with maroon eyes, and its head is topped by a spiky, rufous crest.