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Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes (Viking, 2013). Cover design: Francesca Belanger Today marks the official US release of my new book, Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes.
One tradition in the Hunter household is that things always fall apart over the winter holiday season. This year, the cable quit in a snit, and the computer decided tonight that speaking to the internet was not part of its job description.
Today, The Atlantic ran an In Focus photo feature on North Korea. One photo stood out to me: A North Korean truck running on gasified wood. Photo by David Guttenfelder for the AP.
5-Hour Energy (Image credit: BU Today) I have to confess that I am an occasional consumer of 5-Hour Energy. I started trying it out after a friend at work reported "benefits".
Messor pergandei harvester ant (Palm Desert, California) One of my favorite recent projects was a deceptively simple image of an ant on black. Black is easy enough to arrange for the upper portions of a photo.
This is a guest post by Robert Fares, a graduate student at The University of Texas at Austin researching the benefits of grid energy storage as part of Pecan Street Inc.’s ongoing smart grid demonstration project.
This is an opinion piece I wrote for a new planned journal on open computational research that for one reason or another failed to take off. Hopefully the journal will be resurrected or another will take its place since this is an important topic.
This amazing fossil represents the diceratheriine rhino Subhyracodon occidentalis from the Late Eocene and Early and Middle Oligocene of the USA. Subhyracodon seems to have been ancestral to the better known Diceratherium *, a very long-lived diceratheriine that appeared in the Early Oligocene and persisted into the Middle Miocene.
The champagne cork wasn't the only thing popping at our house on New Year's Eve. Our low-key, stay-at-home festivities included The Great Popover Experiment.
Image courtesy of iStockphoto/bttoro Grocery store aisles are awash in foods and beverages that contain high-fructose corn syrup. It is common in sodas and crops up in everything from ketchup to snack bars.
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