Another hint that infectious cancer isn’t all that rare is the violence with...– Carl Zimmer on transmissible cancer in Tasmanian Devils - http://bit.ly/7Dx5VY
Ergo Proxy- Episode 1. Easily the best mindfuck series I’ve seen in ages and it doesn’t disappoint by going off the rails completely like some shows (ex. The Prisoner, 1968). I’d strongly recommend it. I just finished the last episode and it was very satisfying. It’s characters are consistently complex and it’s episodes vary drastically in pace but all are well done....
-having a friend who reports feeling lonely makes a person 52 percent more...– Boston Globe - http://bit.ly/7JDCpv Watch your meme intake, folks!
One recent example in Shunyi, a posh suburb on the outskirts of Beijing, saw a...– Housing Bubble Threatens China’s Boom: http://bit.ly/5o6NhZ
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A thought experiment on the human cost of Security...
claytoncubitt: I’m not a mathematician, but here goes: Richard Reid, aka the “Shoe Bomber” death toll: 0 Average number of airline passengers in the United States annually: 660 million, or 5.28 billion since Richard Reid lit his shoe on fire in December of 2001, resulting in the TSA rule that passengers take off shoes in security lines at airports. Assuming an average amount of (dead) time of...
Got a head start on New Year’s with a gym membership at the place across the street. Feeling pretty fantastic. I’d forgotten how enjoyable it is with some mashup songs or audiobooks to listen to. Speaking of which I’d strongly recommend Tales from the Afternow. 26 free audiobook hours of some of the best scifi I’ve ever heard: http://bit.ly/8VPNyA I found it years ago....
When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near...– Deuteronomy 25:11-12. Evidently junk grabbing was a big enough problem back then that they had to make a rule for how to deal with it.
Art Game: Every day the same dream - molleindustria http://bit.ly/5MfZH0
There comes a time in every science writer’s career when one must write about...– Carl Zimmer article on Discover. Link: http://bit.ly/5BZCPQ
For two years Tribuzy monitored the temperature and rates of photosynthesis in...– “Don’t count on the trees” @ New Scientist- http://bit.ly/4CL8Y7
In fact, reducing the speed of thought in just the right places is crucial to...– Carl Zimmer @ Discover Magazine - http://bit.ly/4X91xb
On Wednesday 16th December, 5,000 people will have a free lunch in Trafalgar...– Prospect Magazine - http://ow.ly/MD66
Harry Potter + Dangerous Minds = AMAZING! Please make this into a real movie. “Sometimes the best defense against the darks arts… is to care.”
Over 10 weeks, 16 volunteers on a strictly controlled diet, including high...– Times Online Article: http://bit.ly/6RLTfQ Research: http://bit.ly/4QbS3x
“The Sumerian people must have found God’s making of heaven and...– The Onion- http://bit.ly/6klwIW
John Mack (CEO of Morgan Stanley) said last night at panel discussion hosted by...– Is Wall Street Comprised Of A Bunch Of Crackwhores Who Can’t Help Themselves, Crying Out For Help? John Mack Says Yes - Dealbreaker.com http://bit.ly/4uyt6u
Do cats hibernate? Since winter hit I’ve been trapped with one cat on my feet and the other on my lap. I’m going to starve to death here.
letsbeglad: Slow Club - Christmas (Baby Please...