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  • Earth From Above comes to NYC
    Some much needed perspective from the French Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand. UPDATE: Check out this fantastic video of Yann’s work (via kottke)
  • Don’t Believe What You Read, Redux
    With bad science being undertaken for the benefit of research buzz, how do we separate the good from the bad? 
  • The Expansion of Ignorance
    Does science do more to expand our ignorance even in the act of discovery?
  • A Gift From the ‘70s: Energy Lessons
    It seems that the risks of nuclear energy are all too apparent, but what is all too often forgotten are the risks involved in not acting at all.
  • LSD cured my headache
    Despite the sensationalism often attributed to medical discoveries today, the application of mild hallucinogenics to cure cluster headaches actually seems to work, and is even supported by credible research!

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Originally published October 7, 2008


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