Archive for November, 2016

November 29, 2016

Ukraine’s berry-pickers are reaping a radioactive bounty | Aeon Essays

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November 28, 2016

The Satanic Temple’s Seven Tenets Are Far More Ethical Than the Ten Commandments

The Satanic Temple has “seven fundamental tenets” — none of which would strike most people as evil in any way:

Source: The Satanic Temple’s Seven Tenets Are Far More Ethical Than the Ten Commandments

November 21, 2016

Spiders Perform a Spooky Seduction Dance – Scientific American

Male jumping spiders accompany their mating dance with a drum routine, sending vibrations through the ground to tempt a female. “Lens of Time: Spider Seduction” was first published on bioGraphic © 2016, California Academy of Sciences.

Source: Spiders Perform a Spooky Seduction Dance – Scientific American

November 20, 2016

2-tree | PostSecret

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November 20, 2016

Pilot whales babysit each other’s young while swimming in groups | New Scientist

Many calves spend time swimming beside adult companions other than their mothers. Perhaps they are brushing up on their social skills

Source: Pilot whales babysit each other’s young while swimming in groups | New Scientist

November 19, 2016

Cartoon: The cliff

Ugh, what a week. If you want to support independent cartooning at this uncertain moment, please consider joining Sparky’s List, and/or checking out the new book. And hang in there.

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November 19, 2016

Cartoon: The biggest loser

http://www.patreon.com/keefknight

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November 19, 2016

Living Through the Death of Capitalism

Now is the time to hold strong to our humanity. The world is changing quickly and much is at stake. It is even possible that our entire…

Source: Living Through the Death of Capitalism

November 18, 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: How the World Reads

A bunch of interesting facts about reading in one handy infographic

Source: INFOGRAPHIC: How the World Reads

November 16, 2016

Dan Rather: Now, More Than Ever, We Must Stand Up for Science – Scientific American Blog Network

The Trump administration is outlining policies that put our response to climate change in deep jeopardy and threaten to change the fundamental direction of science in the U.S.

Source: Dan Rather: Now, More Than Ever, We Must Stand Up for Science – Scientific American Blog Network