- Failed Insomnia Treatments: One Man’s Journey – The New Yorker
- New paper shows that Nowak et al. were wrong: kin selection remains a valuable concept in evolutionary biology
- Out of Debtors’ Prison, With Law as the Key – NYTimes.com
- Mornings in Blue America – NYTimes.com
- Clouded leopard cub overwhelms the internet
- Avidly / On Amish Time
- Monsanto lobbyist insists herbicide isn’t toxic, but refuses to drink a glass: “I’m not stupid” – Salon.com
- Best New Movies on Netflix – Best Movies This Month
- Indiana governor signs a bill legalizing discrimination against gays—and other people
- Gynecologist Calls Abortion Reversal Bill ‘Downright Offensive’
- Common Parasite Could Manipulate Our Behavior – Scientific American
- Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz – The New Yorker
- The Unhappy King of Snooker – The New Yorker
- 6 Desperate Ways the Church of Scientology Is Trying to Stop ‘Going Clear’ | Alternet
- Slo-mo tongues
- Photos: expedition to Amazon’s white sands may have found new primate
- Halloween in the Amazon: baby bird dresses up like killer caterpillar
- Indiana Defines Stupidity as Religion – The New Yorker
- The Rise of the Mile-High Building — NYMag
- Teaching human evolution at the University of Kentucky: There are some students I’ll never reach.
- March 26: The Divine Sarah | Jewish Currents
- The Kochs take millions in subsidies in Montana, then try to block Medicaid expansion – Salon.com
- 29 Awesome Books With Strong Female Protagonists
- 3 Cops Caught On Tape Brutally Beating Unarmed Michigan Man With No Apparent Provocation | ThinkProgress
- Amusing Planet: Laerdal Tunnel: The World’s Longest Road Tunnel
- Appy Geek: If you eat Taco Bell’s new breakfast, you may not live to see lunch
- Kimmy Schmidt’s Revolutionary Approach to Pain – NYTimes.com
- Can Dying Languages Be Saved? – The New Yorker
- Mike Klonsky’s SmallTalk Blog: Momentum swinging Chuy’s way
- Why Don’t Animals Get Schizophrenia (and How Come We Do)? – Scientific American
- How Akira Kurosawa Used Movement to Tell His Stories: A Video Essay Open Culture
- The Scene of the Crime – The New Yorker
- Hardy Animal | GRANTA
- Owlet cam!
- March 23: Peter Lorre | Jewish Currents
- ‘They Didn’t Believe the Camels Were Ours’ | The Marshall Project
- Sidu River Bridge | Atlas Obscura
- Massive Outdoor Escalator in Comuna 13, Medellin | Amusing Planet
- Man Interrupts Tortoise Sex, World’s Slowest Chase Scene Ensues
- Found this video for you on Tumblr
- The aliens have landed, and they are in Madagascar
- A hilarious mimetic parrot (and lagniappe)
- Notice to All Banker Types from a Teacher
- Disturbed Man Tries to Get Into White House – The New Yorker
- Teaching Doubt – The New Yorker
- A beautiful hummingbird, thought extinct, is found alive | Why Evolution Is True
- A beautiful hummingbird, thought extinct, is found alive
- Ma and Pa Peregrine have a chat | Why Evolution Is True
- Ma and Pa Peregrine have a chat
- Fossilized whale bone in African desert holds clues to human evolution – LA Times
Daily Archives: February 19, 2012
Fact of the Day (2012-02-20) : Oxford Reference Online.
February 15: The World’s First General Purpose Digital Electronic Computer is Dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania
February 15: The World’s First General Purpose Digital Electronic Computer is Dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania.
EM Cioran, on God: “If truth were not boring, science would have done away with God long ago.”
Nanosecond Trading Could Make Markets Go Haywire | Wired Science | Wired.com.
Ski Racer Aksel Svindal – 2012 FIS World Cup | Downhill Skiing | OutsideOnline.com.
Consciousness Emerges – Science News.
Demystifying The Mind – Science News.
A Brief History of Drones | The Nation.
From The New York Times: RIFF: The Upside-Down Appeal of ‘Downton Abbey’ Is “Downton Abbey’’ perfectly attuned to these times or totally out of step? http://nyti.ms/z1kRgZ Sent from my iPad
From The New York Times: Can a Papermaker Help to Save Civilization? One man’s lifelong dedication to making “true paper,” as it’s been done for 1,800 years. http://nyti.ms/wNsg3p Sent from my iPad
From The New York Times: Dory Previn, Songwriter, Is Dead at 86 Ms. Previn, the lyricist for three Oscar-nominated songs, became famous for her own confessional albums in the early 1970s. http://nyti.ms/zlABUo Sent from my iPad
From The New York Times: John Fairfax, Who Rowed Across Oceans, Dies at 74 In 1969, after six months alone on the Atlantic battling storms, sharks and encroaching madness, Mr. Fairfax became the first lone oarsman in recorded history to … Continue reading
From The New York Times: 60 Lives, 30 Kidneys, All Linked A record chain of kidney transplants resulted from a mix of medical need, pay-it-forward selflessness and lockstep coordination among 17 hospitals over four months. http://nyti.ms/whpaUN Sent from my iPad
From The New York Times: A Jewish Hockey Player at History’s Indelible Crossroad An American hockey player from Minneapolis, whose Jewish family was decimated in Germany during the Holocaust, has returned to play in his ancestral homeland. http://nyti.ms/AvpI9l Sent from … Continue reading
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