Can the can
Testable social science is few and far between, but this well conducted experiment seems to point to graffiti promoting other bad behaviors.
Polish tests ‘confirm Copernicus’
Hair from a notebook and the teeth from a skeleton found in a cathedral prove the discovery of Copernicus’ resting place.
- Frequent negative power prices in the West region of ERCOT result from wasteful renewable power subsidies
Negative power bills reveals a broken system of alternative energy subsidies. (via Common Tragedies)
How synaesthesia grows in childhood, and dies out
The strange conflation of sensory experience appears to wane as those with the condition age.
Single-Celled Giant Upends Early Evolution
600 million year old fossil tracks were always assumed to have been made by multi-cellular creatures, but now these golf-ball sized single celled organisms are poised to cause quite the revolution in evolution.
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Golf ball sized single celled organisms, testing the social consequences of graffiti, inefficient alternative energy subsidies, the life cycle of synaesthesia, Copernicus’ skeleton…
Originally published November 21, 2008