The Blue And The Green

September 5, 2009 at 4:47 am | Posted in Eye Candy, Psychology | Leave a comment
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This very powerful optical illusion says a lot about how we process color.

The Neuroscience of Poverty

July 25, 2009 at 9:00 pm | Posted in Journalism, Psychology, Science | Leave a comment
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“How poverty passes from generation to generation is now becoming clearer.  The answer lies in the effect of stress on two particular parts of the brain.

Rat Basketball

October 22, 2008 at 5:49 pm | Posted in Biology, Games, Psychology | Leave a comment
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From Finland to Ohio, it’s rodent hoop time!

YourMorals.Org

September 25, 2008 at 4:37 pm | Posted in Psychology, Science, Webware | Leave a comment
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Boldly contribute your views to the world of survey psychology, and see how you measure up.

John Cleese Visits A Laughter Club In India

April 29, 2008 at 12:44 am | Posted in Health, Humor, Psychology | Leave a comment
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Laughter is the very best medicine.

Charting The Uncanny Valley

April 28, 2008 at 8:18 pm | Posted in FutureTech, Psychology, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment
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Karl MacDorman walks through his research into the disturbing gulf of unpleasantness that near-human robots seem to occupy. (Seven-part Youtube presentation).

This Is What Happens When U Drink & Drive

April 14, 2008 at 12:49 am | Posted in Advertising, Psychology | Leave a comment
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The city of Mumbai wins for best anti-drunk-driving billboard ever.

Responsive Face

April 5, 2008 at 1:49 am | Posted in Animation, CG, Education, Psychology, Webware | Leave a comment
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A real-time animated face is being used to teach kids with autism how to interpret emotions.

Do The Test

March 14, 2008 at 8:45 am | Posted in Propaganda, Psychology, Television | Leave a comment

A classic cognitive loophole is effectively exploited to make a point about how attention works.

“POSSESSED” by Martin Hampton

March 7, 2008 at 4:38 pm | Posted in Film, Journalism, Psychology, Webware | Leave a comment

The film questions whether hoarding is a symptom of mental illness or a revolt against the material recklessness of consumerism.”

Books That Make You Dumb

January 26, 2008 at 1:47 am | Posted in Books, Education, Psychology, Technology | Leave a comment

Empirical evidence (sort of) that some books make you smarter than others!

Map of New Brainland

November 30, 2007 at 6:32 pm | Posted in Biology, Cartography, Eye Candy, Mashup/Remix, Psychology | Leave a comment

Neurology has never looked so rugged!

A Theory of Humor

November 25, 2007 at 6:12 pm | Posted in Humor, Philosophy, Psychology | Leave a comment

Not the first, certainly not the last, but perhaps close enough?

How To Learn (But Not Master) Any Language In An Hour

November 14, 2007 at 8:16 pm | Posted in Psychology, Reference | Leave a comment

Despite its hyperbolic title, this essay is actually quite interesting and useful.

Spot The 5 Differences

October 10, 2007 at 8:23 pm | Posted in Games, Psychology, Webware | Leave a comment

Can you see them?

How To Tick People Off

August 12, 2007 at 7:48 pm | Posted in Biology, Film, Humor, Psychology, Television | Leave a comment

A list of highly annoying habits, worthy of How To Irritate People.

Brain Story

August 9, 2007 at 9:06 am | Posted in Biology, Film, Health, Psychology, Science, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

The BBC’s comprehensive neurology series has crept into the torrent of bits, ready to download.

The Six Billion Dollar Experiment

August 5, 2007 at 7:57 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Film, Journalism, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science, Television | Leave a comment

An excellent BBC review of the audacious science that the Large Hadron Collider, under construction near Geneva, hopes to accomplish.

The Sun In Motion

August 5, 2007 at 7:53 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Books, Eye Candy, Psychology, Science, Vehicles, Webware | Leave a comment

Ever wonder how the sun moves?

Topics In Geocide

July 30, 2007 at 12:32 am | Posted in Astronomy, Esoterica, FutureTech, Humor, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science | Leave a comment

Interested in GeocideWould you like to attempt it?  Unconvinced of the importance of doing so?  Check in with the International Earth-Destruction Advisory Board to make sure you’re not too late and then delve into the details.

The Mineral Moon

May 9, 2007 at 2:50 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy, Photography, Psychology, Television, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Impressive false-color moon showing variations in mineral deposits.

Mars Clickworkers

May 4, 2007 at 4:13 am | Posted in Astronomy, Books, Psychology, Science, Webware | Leave a comment

Want to help science?

Killing Us Softly 3

April 12, 2007 at 8:00 am | Posted in Advertising, Biology, Gratis, History, Photography, Physics, Propaganda, Psychology, Technology | Leave a comment

Feminist decontruction of modern advertising.

“Did NASA Accidentally Nuke Jupiter?” by Richard Hoagland

April 9, 2007 at 12:01 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Fantastic, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science, Technology, Weapons | 2 Comments

In September of 2003, NASA sent its Galileo spacecraft tumbling into Jupiter’s atmosphere.  One month later, a mysterious black spot was observed on the Jovian surface.  Richard Hoagland suspects that the intense pressure of the Jovian atmosphere may have created an atomic explosion, resulting from the compression of Galileo’s plutonium fuel.

Top 10 Ways To Destroy The Earth

April 1, 2007 at 8:27 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Fantastic, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

Speaks for itself.

Universcale

March 31, 2007 at 1:30 am | Posted in Animation, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Books, Chemistry, Drawing, Education, Eye Candy, Legal, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Reference, Science, Statistics, Vehicles, Webware | Leave a comment

Powers of ten, for your mouse wheel.

Size Comparison: All Known Bodies In The Solar System Over 200 Miles Across

March 31, 2007 at 12:57 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy, Painting, Psychology, Reference, Science, Vehicles | Leave a comment

To the designer: Bravo!

WikiSky

March 24, 2007 at 1:25 am | Posted in Astronomy, Books, Cartography, Painting, Psychology, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

Think of it as “Google Map Of The Heavens.”

The Forer Effect

March 13, 2007 at 2:53 am | Posted in Biology, Books, Psychology, Webware | Leave a comment

Before you read about the phenomenon, you should take the test.

The STEREO-B Eclipse

March 13, 2007 at 2:51 am | Posted in Astronomy, Eye Candy, Photography, Psychology, Science, Television, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Gorgeous photographs and video footage of an eclipse from a million miles away.

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