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Is Matthew Walkers Why We Sleep Riddled with Scientific and Factual Errors?

2019-11-18 14:22:27 UTC

placeholder imgAsher Meir points to this hilarious post by Alexey Guzey entitled, Matthew Walkers Why We Sleep Is Riddled with Scientific and Factual Errors. Just to start with, the post has a wonderful descriptive title. And the laffs start right away: Positively Naboko Read more at Columbia.edu

Returning the fallen[To top]

2019-11-14 18:40:33 UTC

Returning the fallen
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![][2] Flag-draped caskets carrying the remains of U.S. service members arrive in Hawaii on 17 June 2011. PHOTO: U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO/SENIOR AIRMAN LAUREN MAIN Since the U.S. military engagement in Iraq and Afghanistan bega Read more at Sciencemag.org

The 10 Most Expensive Sneakers Ever Sold[To top]

2019-11-12 17:07:51 UTC

The 10 Most Expensive Sneakers Ever SoldMany would consider sneakers collectible items, like baseball cards or comic books. Sneakers can become particularly valuable in the case of limited edition models or special collaborations, but the rarest of the rare are sneakers that are tied with particula Read more at Highsnobiety.com

A bill on President Trumps desk would make animal cruelty a federal crime[To top]

2019-11-13 13:40:00 UTC

A bill on President Trumps desk would make animal cruelty a federal crimeAnimal abuse isnt illegal at the federal level. The PACT act looks to change that.
Read more at Vox.com

Daily briefing: Samoa imposes compulsory immunization to halt deadly measles epidemic[To top]

2019-11-18 00:00:00 UTC

Daily briefing: Samoa imposes compulsory immunization to halt deadly measles epidemicA state of emergency in Samoa, the first global map of Titan and how to use less plastic in the lab.
Read more at Nature.com

Literacy Might Shield the Brain from Dementia[To top]

2019-11-13 22:00:00 UTC

Literacy Might Shield the Brain from DementiaAn ability to read and write, even with little or no schooling, could offer protection -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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'Beyond the Known' Reveals Exploration's Role in Human History (and Our Future)[To top]

2019-11-12 23:59:33 UTC

The complex history of humanity's exploration helped forge our urge to head out to space, argues a new book.
Read more at Space.com

The Best Geeky Chapter Books For Kids[To top]

2019-11-19 20:00:00 UTC

The Best Geeky Chapter Books For KidsThe adults who spend their time discussing the pros and cons of hobbits vs. elves and the ones who ponder if theyd succeed better as a part of House Lannister or House Martell are the ones who likely started their lives gobbling up some geeky chapter books. Read more at Lifehacker.com.au

My Wife and I Have Never Felt Healthieror Been Healthier[To top]

2019-11-11 15:55:36 UTC

My Wife and I Have Never Felt Healthieror Been HealthierIt's Monday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark's Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark's Daily Apple community please contact me here. I'll continue t Read more at Marksdailyapple.com

Lindsay Lohan and Mohammad bin Salman, an item? The new gossip podcast from Page Six speculates[To top]

2019-11-11 18:00:00 UTC

Lindsay Lohan and Mohammad bin Salman, an item? The new gossip podcast from Page Six speculatesLast month, The Ringers pop culture completist podcast returned from hiatus with a renewed vigor. Having thoroughly celebrated and analyzed all of HBOs Game Of Thrones and the Harry Potter series of books and movies, hosts Mal and Jason turn their attention Read more at Avclub.com

The Spicy Peanut Noodles That Got Me Through My Move to Beijing[To top]

2019-11-18 17:09:38 UTC

The Spicy Peanut Noodles That Got Me Through My Move to BeijingWriter Mandy Lee, whom you might know from her blog, Lady & Pups, is one of our favorite recipe developers and storytellers. In her debut cookbook, The Art of Escapism Cooking: A Survival Story, with Intensely Good Flavors, Mandy shares about her journey movi Read more at Food52.com

How To Remove Stickers From Books[To top]

2019-11-13 11:32:21 UTC

How To Remove Stickers From BooksYou know when you get a great book but the cover is marred by a terrible sticker? So you peel off the sticker, but it either refuses to budge, or leaves a terrible, sticky residue? Or, worst of all: T Read more at Bookriot.com

NASA astronaut rates space movies based on how realistic they are[To top]

2019-11-19 23:42:00 UTC

NASA astronaut rates space movies based on how realistic they areHollywood loves its space movies, but how well do they nail the actual science? NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman, former director of space operations at SpaceX, rates 10 iconic scenes from space movies based on how realistic they are. See how the facts in your Read more at Insider.com

The smell of old books could help preserve them[To top]

2019-11-13 05:00:00 UTC

The smell of old books could help preserve themOld books give off a complex mlange of odors, ranging from pleasant (almonds, caramel and chocolate) to nasty (formaldehyde, old clothes and trash). Detecting early signs of paper degradation could help guide preservation efforts, but most techniques destroy Read more at Eurekalert.org

Margaret Burbidge at 100: The Trailblazing Astronomer Who Wouldn't Take 'No Women' for an Answer[To top]

2019-11-17 13:58:12 UTC

Margaret Burbidge at 100: The Trailblazing Astronomer Who WouldnApart from her groundbreaking work on the origin of elements, Burbidge is interested in galaxies, extremely distant and luminous cosmic objects and more. Read more at Space.com

The Most Important Book About Success You Probably Havent Read[To top]

2019-11-14 14:16:18 UTC

The Most Important Book About Success You Probably Havent ReadPeople typically buy these kinds of books to learn a formula for getting everything they want out of life. What they miss is that steps, tricks, and tools are the smallest part of personal improvement. Read more at Forbes.com

Bad thoughts cant make you sick, thats just magical thinking[To top]

2019-11-20 09:00:53 UTC

Bad thoughts cant make you sick, thats just magical thinkingThe abundance of conditions supposedly caused by psychosocial stress is enough to raise alarm bells in a critical, scientific enquirer. The post Bad thoughts cant make you sick, thats just magical thinking appeared first on The Good Men Project. Read more at Goodmenproject.com

Faith and Reasons: Two Authors Explore the Persistence of Religious Feeling[To top]

2019-11-11 17:46:12 UTC

Faith and Reasons: Two Authors Explore the Persistence of Religious FeelingJack Miles, in Religion as We Know It, and Melvin Konner, in Believers, both turn to history to understand the nature of belief.
Read more at The New York Times

Will you ever buy mostly e-books? (13th annual poll)[To top]

2019-11-11 17:00:16 UTC

Will you ever buy mostly e-books? (13th annual poll)Its that time of year! Has your opinion about e-books changed? Are you still paper or die? Lets get these bad boy caveats out of the way: Yes, I understand this isnt a scientific poll Yes, its further unscientific-like to compare between years when my blo Read more at Nathanbransford.com


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