Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Informative Links

A Fabulous Journey Through The Known Universe. You're welcome.

People with mirror-touch synaesthesia can actually feel what they see other people experiencing, such as touch or pain. It's much more common than you might think.

A former police officer sees myriad flaws in TSA airport screening procedures. Foiling terrorists seems to have taken a back seat to compliance and efficiency.

The 15 Best Time Travel Stories Of All Time. Or, at least until someone travels back in time and retroactively tells a better one.

The holidays are shaping up to be a grim time for food charities. There are too many people to feed and smaller budgets to feed them.

The Physics of Space Battles. Here are some of the many reasons real life space wars wouldn't be anything like what we see in the movies.

Dark Liquor Makes For Worse Hangovers. The old timers told you; now there's science to back them up.

Accept Defeat: The Neuroscience of Screwing Up. People (even scientists) prefer to pick up and start over fresh than learn from their failures, even though failures often bring a wealth of useful information.

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