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‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia | Technology | The Guardian

October 8th, 2017 No comments
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Fox squirrels use ‘chunking’ to organize their favorite nuts | Berkeley News

September 28th, 2017 No comments

First study to show squirrels using a sophisticated memorizing strategy to sort their bounty

Source: Fox squirrels use ‘chunking’ to organize their favorite nuts | Berkeley News

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The Food Lab: Do ‘Better’ Eggs Really Taste Better? | Serious Eats

September 16th, 2017 No comments

My goal was to determine exactly which factors can (or can’t) affect the flavor of eggs. Does organic or cage-free make a difference? What about omega-3’s or access to pasture? An experiment with green eggs (and no ham) needed to take place to find out.

Source: The Food Lab: Do ‘Better’ Eggs Really Taste Better? | Serious Eats

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What’s really the point of wasps? – BBC News

August 29th, 2017 No comments

A new citizen science survey aims to shed light on that fixture of summertime in the outdoors: the wasp.

Source: What’s really the point of wasps? – BBC News

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Learning the rules of the rock–paper–scissors game: chimpanzees versus children | SpringerLink

August 26th, 2017 No comments
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Add water to whiskey. Science explains why it tastes better. – The Washington Post

August 17th, 2017 No comments
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Total solar eclipse 2017: How rare is the Aug. 21 eclipse path? – Washington Post

July 11th, 2017 No comments
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Asimov – The Relativity of Wrong

July 7th, 2017 No comments
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Scientists are about to change what a kilogram is. That’s massive. – The Washington Post

July 6th, 2017 No comments
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Splendor — Total solar eclipse of Aug 21, 2017

June 30th, 2017 1 comment
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