7 brain myths - thestar.com →
One thing neuroscientists hate is the way some of their findings get misinterpreted and then widely publicized. Especially when businesses pounce on them, skew the ideas still further and sell them to parents, teachers and school boards as the latest innovation from science.
Gallery of Stormtroopers On Their Day Off →
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Dear Left wing wackos: Dear right wing wackos
ronworkman: This Fox News’s Chris Wallace Calls White House “Biggest Bunch Of Crybabies I’ve Ever Seen” Happens all the time for both sides This Bush hosts right-wing radio talk show hosts at White House. I decided to hold back from a rather long and nasty rant here. I said bad words and overly used “quotation marks” and bla bla bla.
Why doesn’t Hamilton have an NHL team? Because then Toronto would want...– Readers share their favourite Leaf jokes - thestar.com
why is the middle east such a disputed region? →
ronworkman: crookedindifference: see 5000 years of history in 90 seconds.
WARNING: Twitter Phishing Scam Spreading via... →
mashable: It looks like a Twitter phishing scam that we reported on last month has re-emerged today. This morning, I was greeted by a direct message saying “you’re on this vid” with a link. Still…
Slate V - Deep-Fried Everything Chocolate-covered bacon … hmmmm ….
bestofwikipedia: Astrochicken is a plan for a one-kilogram spacecraft unlike any before it. It would be a creation of the intersection of biology, artificial intelligence and modern microelectronics—a blend of organic and electronic components. Astrochicken would be launched by a conventional spacecraft into space. It would then hatch and start growing a solar energy collector. Once Astrochicken...
BBC News: What happened to global warming? →
ronworkman: This headline may come as a bit of a surprise, so too might that fact that the warmest year recorded globally was not in 2008 or 2007, but in 1998. But it is true. For the last 11 years we have not observed any increase in global temperatures. And our climate models did not forecast it, even though man-made carbon dioxide, the gas thought to be responsible for warming our planet,...
Tip Of The Tongue →
bestofwikipedia: The tip of the tongue phenomenon is an instance of knowing something that cannot immediately be recalled. TOT is an experience with memory recollection involving difficulty retrieving a well-known word or familiar name. They also found that TOT is a fairly universal phenomenon, TOTs occur about once a week and increase as you age, and they’re often caused by proper names....