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From supernova (well maybe not) to life, all in a flask: A normal day at work
24th May 2007, 19:11  

MaggieD says:

ooooh and ahhhhh ..... excellent pics .... find the 'face' in pics 3 and 4 a little unnerving ..... I think you should get the lads and lasses in the lab to analyise the contents of your flask ....

24th May 2007, 19:23

alicat9 says:

deliciously eww

24th May 2007, 19:39

Caine says:

Nicely done. I particularly like the 2nd shot.

24th May 2007, 21:58

minkey says:

Caine: Fancy a bit of "barbapapa" ? for some unknown reason can't seem to find what it's called in english...zut alors
MaggieD: it's the proof that even in chemistry there is life growing...eek :-)
Who knows in 10 or 15 years in might even be on the market (well dreams...are free 8-))

24th May 2007, 22:08

minkey says:

Alicat: i suppose the eww meant yummy..for my lookalike yello cotton candy
Barbapapa was also... yess...
Barbapapa (always knew french was funny and messy...)

Barbapapa is both the title character, and name of the "species" of said character, of a series of children's books written in the 1970s by Annette Tison and Talus Taylor, who resided in Paris, France. The books were originally written in French, and were later translated into many languages. As short cartoons of a length of only five minutes, they reached a broader audience via TV.

Barbapapa himself is a generally pear-shaped, pink shapeshifting blob-like creature who stumbles upon the human world and tries to fit in. The shapeshifting is usually accompanied by the saying "Clickety Click Barba Trick". After various amusing adventures, he comes across a female of his species (more shapely, and black-coloured), named Barbamama. They produce seven children, known as the Barbababies, each a different colour:

* Barbazoo (Barbidou in French), yellow, male, lover of animals
* Barbalala, green, female, lover of music
* Barbalib (Barbotine), orange, female, lover of books
* Barbabeau (Barbouille), black and furry, male, lover of art
* Barbabelle, purple, female, lover of beauty
* Barbabright (Barbibul), blue, male, lover of science
* Barbabravo (Barbidur), red, male, lover of strength and heroism



24th May 2007, 22:21

MaggieD says:

I have just googled Barbapapa and the Barba family .... brilliant .... the parents are just too good to be true, but their children are a lot more interesting :) .... thanks for the intro ....

24th May 2007, 22:31

minkey says:

What's so much fun are the names in french and english . Same with the magic roundabout...Pollux aka dougal...think i'll be googling a bit more as well ... Goshh got the barbapapa song in my head...oups...

24th May 2007, 22:36

Sprocket says:

hmmm think you need some Cillit-Bang to clean up that mess.

25th May 2007, 00:46

minkey says:

cleaning the barbapapa mess...Noooo...need to play with it :-) Not sure that cillit-bang can do sthing for my head either...

25th May 2007, 06:22

One of my first posts was of a solution spinning. It didn't get quite so crusty though!

31st May 2007, 03:21

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