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Best of the Blogs Video May 2013

Video of the Week #91, May 8th, 2013: From: Best of the Blogs Video - May 2013 by Carin Bondar at PsiVid . Source: Scientific American YouTube channel You will never guess what people in China are doing to their dogs.....

May 8, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Birds arrange eggs in their nests to better detect imposters

Most birds build their own nests and incubate their own eggs. However, some birds like the cuckoo have managed to get around this inconvenience by simply laying their eggs in the nests of other species and letting someone else do the hard work of keeping the eggs warm and protected until the chick hatches...

May 8, 2013 — Felicity Muth

Tomorrow's Anti-Anxiety Drug Is... Tylenol?

[caption id="attachment_165" align="alignleft" width="336" caption="Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in the brand-name drug Tylenol, likely helps buffer feelings of social pain in addition to relieving muscle and joint aches."][/caption] Horror isn't the only film genre that specializes in dread...

May 8, 2013 — Ben Thomas

A bagpipe of a moral dilemma

It is a truth universally acknowledged that, out of all musical instruments, bagpipes make the most infernal noise. That, and an out-of-tune violin. The problem with bagpipes, though, is they maintain their infernality no matter how adept you are at playing them...

May 8, 2013 — Maria Konnikova

Delicious Portrait

Image of the Week #90, May 8th, 2013: From: Illusion of the Week: Delicious Portrait by Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L.

May 8, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

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