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5 Interesting Links for 04-28-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Genetics) I knew that chickens sometimes spontaneously grew teeth, but researchers have figured out the protein cluster responsible for beaks and successfully suppressed it to cause a dinosaur snout … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.119: Notes on a Triangle

This short video could be characterized as synchronized swimming for geometric shapes or a primer on how to form fascinating patterns in quilting. It looks at the ways triangles can split, turn, and reform into a wide variety of shapes … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-21-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Typos (History) Typos happen, and they slip through the most diligent of watch guards. Here are some major ones with various results. http://wqad.com/2017/03/08/its-national-proofreading-day-here-are-4-typos-that-changed-history/ Society (Spiders) First, it was wolves, then … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-14-2017

Abilities (Animals) A look at how animals seem to be aware of things we are not. ESP or just extra senses, the way they go to people who are upset or sick, responding to earthquakes, etc. begs the question: http://www.livescience.com/33057-do-animals-have-esp-.html … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.118: Handpan Music

In Smile 89, I showed a video of Daniel Waples playing a handpan in the London Underground, and my love of steel drums and variants hasn’t changed. Here is a TEDx where he talks about how he got started, a … Continue reading

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