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from the Science Desk
« on: June 20, 2011, 04:24:44 PM »

so I don't start a new thread every time some science-oriented story catches my eye.

up first:    http://io9.com/5813537/female-frogs-literally-cant-hear-half-the-things-that-male-frogs-say

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2011, 11:21:39 AM »

map showing polar ice caps' thickness:    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13829785

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2011, 01:23:54 PM »

not sure it qualifies as 100% science, but it's definitely a fun read:   http://io9.com/5813475/10-psychological-states-youve-never-heard-of--and-when-you-experienced-them

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2011, 03:05:22 PM »

This is one of my new favourite threads. Bravo.
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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2011, 05:23:53 PM »

agreed, i like reading these things
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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2011, 05:31:58 PM »

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2011, 12:56:20 PM »

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2011, 12:09:05 AM »

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2011, 04:01:08 PM »

not sure it qualifies as 100% science, but it's definitely a fun read:   http://io9.com/5813475/10-psychological-states-youve-never-heard-of--and-when-you-experienced-them

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Mental states are very ill defined and not very scientific.  That said, I enjoyed the read anyway.

I posted this before but I feel it is worth re-posting because I'm not sure many people saw it:

http://primaxstudio.com/stuff/scale_of_universe/
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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #10 on: June 27, 2011, 12:38:43 AM »

http://io9.com/5814258/gorgeous-photographs-of-a-naked-woman-taming-beluga-whales-in-frozen-arctic-waters

so unreal it's real.

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amanda's swimming with whales?

there is a good resmblance,
i could see a being able to hold her breath for ten minutes,
but not getting within 1,000 miles of water that COLD
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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #11 on: June 27, 2011, 12:55:39 AM »

I posted this before but I feel it is worth re-posting because I'm not sure many people saw it:

http://primaxstudio.com/stuff/scale_of_universe/

here is the reply i posted last time

nicely done!

reminds me of the Eames'
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powers_of_Ten
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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2011, 04:37:52 PM »

"test tube" meat:     http://www.delish.com/food/recalls-reviews/scientists-growing-test-tube-ground-beef-burger-in-lab?GT1=47001

as long as I've got some pickle chips, I'm down.   :glasses9:

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2011, 05:41:04 PM »

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Re: from the Science Desk
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2011, 07:11:34 PM »

the link says it all, really:     http://io9.com/5817623/the-water-boatmans-singing-penis-makes-it-the-loudest-animal-in-the-world

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