- Lord of the Rings: an allegory of the PhD?
(tags: phd lotr funny academia )
- Drug Shows Promise in Fighting Obesity - knocks 11% off of body weight in 4 weeks, improved insulin processing
(tags: insulin weight fat )
- Android Face Unlock feature will unlock when it sees a photo of your face.
(tags: android mobile security faces video )
- How Google gives away its services to make more money.
(tags: google adwords marketing business advertising )
- UK law change means that credit unions can properly compete with banks. I hope they spread.
(tags: banking uk )
- Snake Oil? The scientific evidence for health supplements. Nice visualisation
(tags: visualization supplements science infographics food nutrition )
- Smog-eating material breaking into the big time
(tags: titanium_dioxide smog chemistry environment )
- What writers can learn from First Person Shooter games.
(tags: writing scifi JohnScalzi games fps )
- A Brief Guide to Embodied Cognition: Why You Are Not Your Brain (hint: you are also all of your senses)
(tags: cognition brain psychology embodied_cognition mind consciousness neuroscience philosophy )
- Now that's _got_ to hurt.
(tags: accident funny video )
- Building a park _underneath_ New York.
(tags: terraforming newyork park )
- Without consent: how drugs companies exploit Indian 'guinea pigs'.
(tags: pharmaceuticals india research )
- Remembrance Sunday and Germans
(tags: germany war europe media uk tabloid bigotry )
- Move over, Frank Miller: or why the Occupy Wall Street kids are better than #$%! Spartans
(tags: FrankMiller occupy sparta 300 DavidBrin )
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