Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Informative Links

Achieving US citizenship the hard way. The most prized passport in the world comes through a bizarre process you have to experience to believe.

5 Surprising Divinity School Dropouts. Surprising because you know them by the very different careers they took up instead.

The Wonderful World of Big Science. A look at ten of the biggest collaborative projects that changed (or are changing) the world.

How E. coli Sees The Future. The little bug causes a lot of grief, but you have to admire any organism with so many survival mechanisms.

The Evolution of Cats: Sabertooth vs. Regular.

Masturbation in the animal kingdom.

Meet Phineas Gage. This newly discovered picture may be the only existing photograph of the man who survived being impaled through the brain with an iron pole. (via Neurophilosophy)

5 Spies with Bigger Balls Than James Bond. True stories that Ian Fleming couldn't use because no one would believe them. (via Gorilla Mask)

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