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Sometimes?

  .. But SECRETLY I’m hoping they get hit by a car. PostSecret: Sunday Secrets.

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From Disney Imagineer to killing thousands of mice with cancer

It seems unlikely that supergenius Danny Hillis was unhappy with his time as a Disney ‘Imagineer’ . Where, according to this week’s Nature, he got to do very cool things like design themepark rides. But I wonder what Mickey thinks about … Continue reading

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Language learning tools and tips

Here are few tips, tricks and useful sites that I am finding helpful in learning Brazilian Portuguese. I’d be interested in hearing your suggestion too. 1. Self paced learning a.Don’t if any one saw this article in the Guardian today … Continue reading

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What molecule is this?

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Geometry as art and maths

Spherebending with Bill Thurston (RIP) via Cosmic Variance Paper Engineering with Matthew Shlian via Colossal

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Couchsurfing with a 5m tall puppet

Couchsurfing.org is wonderful. I have had all sorts of fun, friendly and enthusiastic people staying with me. Their enthusiasm for London has reinvigorated my own love for the city. It seemed only natural to host a few more people over the … Continue reading

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Simian songbook

Brother Earl from Randy & Earl’s Old Record Club has put together a wonderful mix of monkey related goodness. Thought you might like it. King Of The Swingers « Randy & Earl’s Old Record Club.

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For dolphins, seafood tastes salty.

New research in top science journal PNAS suggests that carnivores can’t taste very much. This is particularly bad news for dolphins. Humans and many other mammals have five types of taste receptors – sweet, salty, bitter, sour, and umami (savoury … Continue reading

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Comfort or Food? The Harlow Monkey Love Song

Anyone who gets through first year psychology will be familiar with Harry Harlow and his cruel experiments with rhesus monkeys. Little orphan monkeys were given the choice between a wire surrogate mother who provided food and a terry cloth surrogate … Continue reading

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WRONG, RIGHT

      Original source unknown 🙁

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Flying spaghetti monster photographed for the first time

For those that doubted the existence of the flying spaghetti monster, scientists have managed to photograph him. And the reality is more amazing than you can have imagined.. He really is out there floating in space spanning the whole universe. … Continue reading

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onemonkey, twomonkeys, onemonkey

Regulars readers may know that onemonkey had brief incarnation as a dj. My good friend Yossarian and I used to encourage whales to provide vocal tracks for drum and bass records. You can hear the results of this cetacean collaboration … Continue reading

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So you want to take over the world?

It is the dream that many of us have. But I really wouldn’t bother taking over the world if I were you.. The chances are it would be quite a lot of work and no-one seems to have managed it yet. … Continue reading

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Visionary Madness – Nicholas Kalmakoff

  Paintings by Nicholas Kalmakoff Title: Arthur Rimbaud In 1955, a Russian émigré died alone, unknown and in poverty at the hôpital de Lagny to the north of Paris. After leading a hermit’s existence in his small room at the … Continue reading

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The day the internet died.

Oh what a day that was. I emerged blinking into the sunlight and saw flowers and trees. I spoke to real live people. I read a real newspaper and a book printed on actual paper. Mind you, I was worried … Continue reading

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