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Tom Meseroll -- The Martial Magician Ed. note: This blog was originally presented at Sleights of Mind . Magicians sometimes perform seemingly impossible feats of memory, for instance, to remember the order of a "randomly shuffled" deck of cards...
JZ,You raise some questions about what "counts" as moral behavior in your last post, which got me thinking about a related question that changes the conversation a bit: What counts as a moral issue?...
Dear Mr. Michael Chwe,It is with a mix of delight, embarrassment and confusion that I have watched people analyze and adapt my novels all these years.
Video of the Week #89, April 24th, 2013: From: TED Education Wants Your Help Bringing Cool Science to the Classroom by Rose Eveleth at Guest Blog .
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - infrared cameras, intelligent infrastructure, gumball science, toilet tech, 1903 British lynx, and more.
Check out the newest Video of the Week!- Kyle Hill - Could the Boston Bomber Have Fled From Infrared? - Alan Woodward - Unexpected Risks Of Intelligent Infrastructure - Jenna Finwall Ryan - Gumball Science - Joanne Manaster - India is Drowning in its Own Excreta-Can Science and Engineering Come to the Rescue? - John R...
Ed.note: This blog originally appeared at Sleights of Mind blog." The world is but an illusion " -- BuddhaWednesday is Illusion Day. Every Wednesday, we feature a contemporary illusion, or a variation on a classic illusion.This week's pick is a wonderful example of anamorphic art, by French artist François Abélanet...
Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, where I'm talking about snacking. Late night snacking. The kind we do when we're...really sleep deprived. There's a recent study looking at how sleep deprivation changes food intake and weight gain...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Twitter, both cultural mainstays that suffer at times from acute alphanumeric ADHD, collided at ultra-high velocity on April 23 to induce an institutional chain reaction...
"The Happy Show" is the result of edgy Austrian design artist Stefan Sagmeister's fascination with the psychology of happiness. Known for designing album covers for recording artists like Lou Reed, the Talking Heads, and the Rolling Stones, Sagmeister took a one-year sabbatical from his regular commercial design work in 2000 to launch an informal investigation of the components of happiness...
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