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This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty and prostitution in Hunts Point, Bronx.
The 2012 edition is coming out tomorrow! Join us for festivities! The book can be pre-ordered at Amazon.com and Amazon UK. You can buy the last five annual collections here.
It's often interesting to look over the scientific literature, and to see, for lack of a better term, "fashion trends". Not what style of kahkis the PIs are wearing this fall, but rather neurotransmitters, techniques, behaviors, or models that you can watch go in and out of fashion.
thump TAP. thump thump TAP. Melissa McClelland’s soft brown cowboy boots tap sharply on a hollow wooden platform. The sparse sound opens Whitehorse’s Killing Time and provides the song’s rhythmic backbone.
In the beginning were the Greek and Roman encyclopedias, followed by the medieval bestiaries and the first cabinets of curiosities, soon replaced by natural history collections and the search for mysterious cryptids - humans were always fascinated by weird things and strange tales.
#SciAmBlogs Friday - wildlife restoration, citation styles, craisins, endangered species of Cayman Islands, pouched rat babies, ScienceOnline, and more.
- Kate Prengaman - Wildfire Restoration - Bonnie Swoger - Easing the burden of multiple citation styles - Ingrid Wickelgren - The Education of Character: Carefully Considering Craisins - John R.
Specifically, the physics of a STRAPLESS evening gown. What holds it up? While most people with strapless dress experience will easily answer "Boob tape!", the correct answer is actually physics and structural engineering.
Mindfulness, the practice of being present and in the moment, is easier for some people than for others. But it is a skill that many believe is worth cultivating—some say, starting with children.
- Nathalia Holt - Remembering Dr. Jerome Horwitz and AZT - Judy Stone - Drugs in Search of a Disease-Men’s Edition - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Three reasons why junk DNA makes evolutionary sense - John Horgan - Journalist Gary Taubes Raises Bucks to Disprove His Diet Theory - Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato - Khalil A.
Got Low T? In one sense, it is refreshing to see men being the target of pharma, after all these years of women being the focus of relentless—and misleading—advertising.
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