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Wisdom for short attention spans.

- The unicorn of Today July 9, 2018So the Today Show had Amazon.com list some summer reading books for young reluctant readers. I’m #8! I’m almost more excited that Breaking Cat News, by my friend Georgia Dunn, is #2. Go Georgia! Go kitties! Read more →Dana Simpson
- I won something! July 8, 2018It had been a little while since I actually won an award, though I’ve been nominated a few times. This time, kids did the voting! Phoebe was voted “Bravest Hero” (For The Magic Storm) at the Kids’ Comics Awards, at the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival. (Which, by the way, I should attend some time. […]Dana Simpson
- I’ll be in Spokane July 8, 2018At Auntie’s Bookstore, this Friday (the 13th) at 6. Washington, I wish I knew how to quit you. Read more →Dana Simpson
- Wednesday in West Seattle June 19, 2018I’ll be returning to C&P Coffee Co. in West Seattle, for Words West Literary’s kids’ night. I’ll be reading some selections from various “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” books. It’ll be me and Suzanne Selfors. Last time it was fun! Starts at 6. Read more →Dana Simpson
- I am interviewed by children December 1, 2017One child, anyway. A little girl named Katy, in Massachussetts. She wrote a letter to her local paper, the Daily Hampshire Gazette, asking them to please pick up ‘Phoebe and Her Unicorn.’ Not only did they, but they let her ask me some interview questions. And she really nailed it. Read about it here! […]Dana Simpson
- The Big Sparkly Box of Unicorn Magic October 19, 2017This week has been Magic Storm week, but next week, the first four books are coming out as a boxed set! Read more →Dana Simpson
- Happy Magic Storm release day! October 17, 2017The new book, which is the first one written as a standalone graphic novel, is here! Read more →Dana Simpson
- The gay unicorn agenda July 26, 2017Did you catch the reveal of Max’s parents in this week’s strips? I’ve actually known all along that Max has lesbian parents. I’ve been waiting for years for it to come up organically. And it actually did in the forthcoming Phoebe and Her Unicorn In: The Magic Storm, which is due out in October. So […]Dana Simpson
- School Library Journal June 28, 2017SLJ’s Brigid Alverson interviewed me for a great article about LGBTQ representation in comics. I’m quoted in the article, but I said a lot more, and apparently it was interesting enough that she also published the whole interview. Read more →Dana Simpson
- I am a geek and these are my secret loves June 27, 2017I contributed a story to Dark Horse Comics’s The Secret Loves of Geeks. Some other amazing contributors, too. Check it out. Read more →Dana Simpson

abandonment issues
an evening out
at the museum
avery
boys will be girls will be boys
bullying
color
commercialism
coolness
dragon conspiracy
enter the dragon
felicia
felicia's friends
felicia's own kind
focus groups
gender
goth sheep
graduation
historical nose poetry
isolde
isolde's wildlife documentary
jeremy
llewellyn
meet the bully
millie
millie pursues her dreams
mom
music
ozy
poetry
politics
sorkowitz
stephan
suing the bully
sunday
take our daughters to work day
tall dragon tales
the couch world
the punch
the search for non-commercialism
timulty
wedding
xmas
zen
zen party debate

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Still, those raindrops are suspiciously similar.

How do “they” know no two snow flakes are the same? In all the eons that it has snowed all over the world, you have to suspect at least two look exactly like each other at one time or other.

I’m sure that when you get down to the fractal and even molecular level, no two snowflakes are ‘exactly’ alike.

When you get down deep enough, any natural border(like coastline) tends to infinity.

I believe the odds were once estimated by a physicist at the university of Phoenix to be one in 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000.

If you’re a bit overwhelmed by that number it’s a one followed by 768 zeros. That’s how many possible permutations there are of a snowflakes shape. The second largest number with a commonly used name is a googol which only has 100 zeros. So the odds are as close to zero as you can get.

it went down to mathematical probability as I recall, that the chances of one forming the same way as another are extremely remote. The “no two” just put it in understandable terms for the layperson

That might be the case for any particular two flakes, maybe they only have 1 chance in trillions or more, but there are still a lot of snowflakes to say no two are the same.

It says no two snoflakes, it doesent have anything about three snowflakes.

So these furries shake off water.

Except bathwater? I’m sure I’ve seen bath towels.